During the summer months, when London is basking in smouldering…
London is known for its scenic spots and stunning views. How the English capital was able to preserve its architectural landmarks still astounds many. However, one thing’s for sure – Shakespeare’s Globe is another place that you should definitely check-out when you visit London.
Shakespeare’s Globe is the modern reconstruction of what used to be the Globe Theater, the Elizabethan play house found in the London Borough of Southwark, on the south bank of River Thames. The Globe was owned by the playing company, The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, where Shakespeare belonged. Originally built in 1597 and destroyed by fire in 1613, the theater house was rebuilt in 1614, officially closed in 1642 due to Puritan opinions, and then completely demolished in 1644.
The reconstruction of the theater house where many of Shakespeare’s great plays were performed was spearheaded by the American actor-director Sam Wanamaker. In 1970, Wanamaker founded the Shakespeare Globe Trust and the International Shakespeare Globe Center; its objective is to rebuild Shakespeare’s Globe near its original location at Bankside, Southwark.
This year, Shakespeare’s Globe is yet to deliver another set of masterful pieces with world-class performances from top actors and actresses, which will perform a few of the best Shakespearian plays including, “The Taming of the Shrew,” “As You Like It,” “Hamlet,” and many more so be sure to book your tickets as this will definitely be a popular season for tourists and locals who want to see astounding entertainment.
If you’re on England Tours, make sure to stop by Shakespeare’s Globe. The theater’s impressive reputation for producing and showcasing top quality acts will guarantee that you’ll not waste a single pound.
As for the pricing, Shakespeare’s Globe London Theater tickets price range depends on visibility. Seating plans also vary on each performance. However, ticket price starts from £15 to £25 for restricted viewing and the price for well-seated viewing is from £25 to £40. Now, ticket prices may change basing from the play that will be performed.
Now, there are also adjustments and different rates for packages. For example, audiences under 18 years old can avail £3 off on all seats. Disabled patrons can enjoy the play for half a price, and school and group bookings can enjoy one free ticket for every 10 seats booked. Isn’t that bargain fair enough?
Since the opening of Shakespeare’s Globe in 1997, it has become one of the popular London attractions that have captured the hearts of many. Be sure to visit the place before it’s too late; you will not regret it.
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