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By the end of the silent era, around 300 Shakespeare adaptations had been produced. Fancy seeing some of them, with a new score composed by Globe musicians?

You're in luck: [ Po.st Link ]
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02/18/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
"I come to wive it wealthily in Padua."
– The Taming of the Shrew (Act One, Scene Two)

We're staging a thrilling 90-minute production of The Taming of the Shrew as part of Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank. There are public performances on Saturdays throughout March and tickets start at just £5: [ Po.st Link ]

Want to learn more about the play and how we're putting it on stage?...
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02/16/2017 at 17:42. Facebook
The Nell Gwynn company is currently in rehearsals – take a look inside the rehearsal room.

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...
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02/16/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
In a talk on 9 March, Professor Jerry Brotton (Queen Mary University of London) will offer a new interpretation of Othello that resonates with our current anxieties about religious extremism, immigration and cosmopolitanism.

Find out more and book tickets: [ Po.st Link ]
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02/15/2017 at 14:37. Facebook
The Taming of the Shrew, our next Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production for young people, opens on 28 February. The company have been busy in rehearsals – take a look.

Find out more about the play, even more photos and to go behind the scenes of our production: [ Po.st Link ]

While there are weekday performances specifically for school groups, families and individuals are welcome...
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02/14/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
"Your parents throw an elaborate masked ball and you meet a dream of a guy there. He kisses you, you swoon, only to find out he’s the son of the family you’ve been in a feud with for as long as you can remember. Meanwhile, your father insists your marry this Princely chap who’s quite frankly not up to scratch.,,"

What love lessons can we learn from the Bard's plays? Some fun for Valentine's...
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02/15/2017 at 11:42. Facebook
How to entertain the kids this February Half Term? Find fun Shakespeare games and educational activities in our Playground: [ Po.st Link ]
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02/14/2017 at 15:34. Facebook
Pygmalion is one of the stories that Saul Jaffe will be telling for younger audiences at our February Half-Term storytelling events.

Accompanied by Ansuman Biswas on his magical hang drum, they will tell three immersive tales: Mr Nedzumi the Rat, Pygmalion and The Flower Princess. Suitable for ages 7 and over.
Saturday 18 February at 4pm. Book tickets:
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See what other...
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02/14/2017 at 12:02. Facebook
"I love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest."
– Much Ado About Nothing; Act 4 Scene 1

...Happy Valentine's Day, one and all!

Here's a photo of one of our favourite stage kisses from our 2015 touring production of Much Ado About Nothing, featuring Emma Pallant as Beatrice and Christopher Harper as Benedick.

(Photo credit: Helena Miscioscia).

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Art Hoppers will be hosting a creative, craft workshop here for young children this weekend. Here's what you can expect: [ Po.st Link ]

Art Hoppers’ workshop will take place at 1.45pm on Saturday 18 February. Find out more and book tickets: [ Po.st Link ]
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02/13/2017 at 11:06. Facebook
Wondering what to do with the family this half-term?

Join storyteller Saul Jaffe as he fuses his love of play, improvisation and the joys of responding to a live audience. Accompanied by Ansuman Biswas on his magical hang drum, they will tell three immersive tales: Mr Nedzumi the Rat, Pygmalion and The Flower Princess. Suitable for ages 7 and over.

Saturday 18 February at 4pm. Book...
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All the Angels, Nick Drake's play exploring the complicated, comedic business of putting on Handel's Messiah, closes in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse tonight.

To the company: break a leg for your final performance!

Have you seen the show? We'd love to hear what you thought in the comments below.

(Images: Marc Brenner)
Exciting news! Mali in Oak, the third release from Globe Music, is now available to buy.

Featured in guitar master John Williams' unforgettable series of Candlelit Concerts in the Globe's oaken Playhouse, Nigerian kora virtuoso Tunde Jegede collaborates with visionary South African guitarist Derek Gripper in a celebration of Mali's griot repertoire.

You can download the album or buy the CD....
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Wondering what to do with your family over Half Term next week?

We're hosting Live Demonstrations exploring Early Modern printing presses, costumes and stage-fighting in the Globe Exhibition. It's a great opportunity to learn more about the world in which Shakespeare lived and wrote – here's what to expect:
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To check our Exhibition opening times and plan your visit: [ Po.st Link ]

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Thinking about coming to see The White Devil? Wondering what other audience members have said about the show?

Take a look: [ Po.st Link ]

Annie Ryan's production is running in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse until Sunday 16 April. Book tickets: [ Po.st Link ]

(Image credit: Marc Brenner)
Always wanted to take a look inside the Globe? Wherever you are, you can explore our theatre, courtesy of the Foreign Office.

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Looking for a Valentine's Day gift with a dramatic twist?

There's plenty of inspiration in our Shop. Order online or drop by on Bankside: [ Po.st Link ]

We also offer special gift experiences, such as an afternoon tea at Swan, Shakespeare's Globe and tour of the Globe: [ Po.st Link ]
This February half-term, we're running storytelling sessions and creative activities for young people and families.

From storytelling inspired by The Tempest and The Merchant of Venice to an arts and craft workshop making scenes from The Winter's Tale, there's something for all ages.

To see what's on and book tickets: [ Po.st Link ]
"What we encourage from young people who join this company is the ability to play and offer their own ideas each session..."

All about our Southwark Youth Theatre:
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Looking for something to watch this afternoon?

Our Muse of Fire interview with actor Catherine Steadman (Downton Abbey, The Tudors, Royal Shakespeare Company's Oppenheimer) is now available to watch on Globe Player.

Have a watch (it is free, after all!): [ Po.st Link ]