It's the last day of performances for The Taming of the Shrew, this year's Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production.

To the brilliant company, ahead of their final show – break a leg!

Have you been to see the show? Tell us what you think in the commends below.

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03/22/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
The University of Oxford Drama Society will be performing As You Like It the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse this August:
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03/21/2017 at 12:24. Facebook
Rehearsals for Daniel Kramer’s production of Romeo and Juliet are now in full swing. Take a look inside the rehearsal room.

Romeo and Juliet will play in the Globe Theatre from Saturday 22 April until Sunday 9 July, as part of our Summer of Love season. Book tickets: [ Link ]

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03/21/2017 at 11:33. Facebook
Happy World Poetry Day, one and all. Do you have a favourite Shakespeare sonnet?

Sonnet CXVI

Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Admit impediments. Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove:
O, no! it is an ever-fixed mark,
That looks on tempests and is never shaken;
It is the star to every wandering bark,
Whose worth's unknown,...
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03/18/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Wondering what to watch this weekend?

You can enjoy over 50 filmed Shakespeare productions on Globe Player – like this 2014 production of The Comedy of Errors:
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"The excitement of Shakespeare’s stories, experienced in play, has enabled our children to put into context the world around them..."

Our Education team regularly deliver Shakespeare storytelling sessions in schools around the UK. Here's what Robinsfield Primary School Headteacher Naomi Leaver had to say about her experience of working with usl: [ Link ]

Literacy, oracy and language with Shakespeare
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Have you wanted to have a good look around our beautiful Sam Wanamaker Playhouse?
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On Monday 3 April, we're running some very special tours of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. So if you'd like to learn more about its intricate design and the history of playhouses in Shakespeare's London, join us: [ Link ]

The Building of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse - Part 7: Candles in the new theatre, January 2014

As the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse gets ready to open its doors to audiences for the very first time, we hear from Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, Head of Research, and P...

We've started on an exciting, collaborative project to create a BSL synopsis for each of Shakespeare's plays. Here's why:

To learn more about our Access work and to become a member of our Access Scheme:
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We're running BSL interpreted performances during our Summer Season. See what's coming up: [ Link ]

This project is generously supported by ICAP Charity Day.
"Party hats, two doctor’s coats, two surgeon’s masks, two retractable knives and a long whip…

Thus read my shopping list on the morning before The Duke of Milan, as I stood outside ‘Party Stores’ in Clapham Junction waiting for it to open. (I know how to have a good time of a Saturday.)

The props don’t have to be good or glamorous – they just have to be there. The costumes are whatever the...
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Reflections on directing The Duke of Milan
Got a question for Othello cast members Peter Hobday (Roderigo) or Joanna Horton (Cassio) for our next Adopt An Actor interviews? Ask us!

And to listen to interviews from our current and previous productions:
Coming to see Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank this weekend? We'd love to hear what you think – here's what audience members have been saying so far: [ Link ]

Not got your tickets yet? We're running family performances on weekends this month. Book tickets: [ Link ]

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Shakespeare had no qualms about staging scenes that explore the human cost of social injustice.

Through close readings of his work, including Titus Andronicus, The Merchant of Venice, Measure for Measure, Macbeth and King Lear, Professor Kiernan Ryan will discuss how Shakespeare employs the power of the imagination to foster the dream of a truly just society.

This event takes place in the...
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Shakespeare-inspired gifts for Mother's Day:
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We're proud to be a part of HeForShe Arts Week in London this week. Here are some Playing Shakespeare company members showing their support.

See how we're getting involved: [ Link ]
We're looking for a Music Administrator with great organisational skills and a friendly attitude to join our Theatre Department. Apply by 24 March: [ Link ]
Who are your favourite female characters in Shakespeare's plays?

This summer, we're running a short course exploring the characters of Juliet, Viola and Beatrice and the representation of Shakespeare’s bold female roles. Join scholars and theatre practitioners to discuss how gender is portrayed in Shakespeare’s plays. Find out more: [ Link ]

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The Nell Gwynn company is currently touring the UK.

The UK tour of Jessica Swale’s Olivier Award-winning play Nell Gwynn returns to the Globe on 2 May, in a co-production with English Touring Theatre, in association with Nica Burns, Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Paula Marie Black. It was originally produced under the artistic direction of Dominic Dromgoole.

Nell Gwynn will play at the...
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"Working at the Globe is like having a magic pen, the level of skill and love and care of their makers is extraordinary..."

Othello designer Fly Davis talks to The Stage:
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Interview with designer Fly Davis
Jessica Swale's Olivier-award winning play Nell Gwynn is currently on tour. The production opens in Brighton at Theatre Royal Brighton this evening – have you got your tickets?

See if the show is coming to a town near you: [ Link ]

Nell Gwynn will play here in the Globe from Tuesday 2 – Saturday 13 May. To book: [ Link ]