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Erected in 1599, The Globe was London’s first theater built by and for actors. As one of seven shareholders in the company that commissioned it (not to mention the company’s chief playwright), Shakespeare probably had some say in the theater’s design. He wrote many of his plays, from Julius Caesar on, with this venue in mind. To quote the bard, "O for a muse of fire!" Henry V

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival - Ashland

ashland oregon shakespeare festival | Oregon Shakespeare Festival - Ashland | Spent a summer in this hippie college town, 1972. Saw every play at this theater, killed rattlesnakes in the hills, hung at Lithia park, lounged in the natural hot springs that popped up everywhere, and traveled the area. Lovely town.

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12 Literary Spots In London That Every Book Lover Needs To Visit

Buzzfeed List of 12 Literary Spots In London That Every Book Lover Needs To Visit A guide to the best (and mostly free) places to channel some of the city’s greatest writers and celebrate their works.

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Shakespeare Garden, Central Park, New York City. The four-acre garden is near the Delacorte Theater, which hosts the Public Theater's annual summer Shakespeare in the Park festival. November 25, 2013.

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