Globe Theatre

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Globe Theatre,

London playhouse, built in 1598, where most of Shakespeare's plays were first presented. It burned in 1613, was rebuilt in 1614, and was destroyed by the Puritans in 1644. A working replica opened in 1997.


See J. C. Adams, The Globe Playhouse (1945); J. Orrell, The Quest for Shakespeare's Globe (1983).

Globe Theatre

playhouse where Shakespeare’s plays were performed. [Br. Lit.: NCE, 1094]
See: Theater
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However, the very participation in the metatheatrical joke aligning the berating of the plebeians in the play with the upbraiding of the audience at the Globe Theatre demands cognitive dexterity, social awareness, and emotional versatility (to laugh at oneself).
The bickering twosome at the heart of Much Ado About Nothing, right, come to the garden theatre at Calderstones Park from Thursday to Saturday, courtesy of the Globe theatre.
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We had to make do with performing in our school hall; however, The Globe Theatre was where most of Shakespeare's plays were originally performed.
A COLOURFUL celebration of Twelfth Night, full of modern festivity and ancient traditions, was held near ShaKespeare's Globe theatre.
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This Saturday, the Globe Theatre will perform the romantic comedy As You Like It at Penrhyn Castle.