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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre London

Tour to Shakespeare's Globe(link) at 21 New Globe Walk Bankside London SE1 9DT.
The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London associated with William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare's Globe is a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, an Elizabethan playhouse in the London Borough of Southwark, on the south bank of the River Thames that was originally built in 1599, destroyed by fire in 1613, rebuilt in 1614, and then demolished in 1644. The modern reconstruction is an academic approximation based on available evidence of the 1599 and 1614 buildings.( source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakespeare's_Globe 
William Shakespeare  often called the English national poet, is widely considered the greatest dramatist of all time.
Some Famous examples of William Shakespeare Quotes and Quotations !
"To be, or not to be: that is the question". - Hamlet (Act III, Scene I).
"Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry". - Hamlet (Act I, Scene III).
"This above all: to thine own self be true". - Hamlet (Act I, Scene III).
"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him". - (Act III, Scene II).
"But, for my own part, it was Greek to me". - (Act I, Scene II).
"The course of true love never did run smooth". - (Act I, Scene I)
 It was founded by the actor and director Sam Wanamaker and built about 230 metres (750 ft) from the site of the original theatre and opened to the public in 1997, with a production ofHenry V. The site also includes the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, an indoor theatre which opened in January 2014. This is a reconstruction of the Blackfriars Theatre, another Elizabethan theatre
( source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakespeare's_Globe )
Located on the bank of the River Thames in Bankside's Cultural Quarter, Shakespeare's Globe welcomes thousands of visitors to experience world renowned productions of Shakespeare every day.
Shakespeare' s Globe.
The Discovery Space is your chance to experience another side of Shakespeare’s Globe. Packed with everything from backstage interviews to academic research papers, this area of the site provides you with unparalleled access to free resources.

The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London associated with William Shakespeare. It was built in 1599 by Shakespeare's playing company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men, on land owned by Thomas Brend and inherited by his son, Nicholas Brend and grandson Sir Matthew Brend, and was destroyed by fire on 29 June 1613.A second Globe Theatre was built on the same site by June 1614 and closed in 1642.[
A modern reconstruction of the Globe, named "Shakespeare's Globe", opened in 1997 approximately 750 feet (230 m) from the site of the original theatre (.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Globe_Theatre)
It was founded by the actor and director Sam Wanamaker and built about 230 metres (750 ft) from the site of the original theatre and opened to the public in 1997







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