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]
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NEWS that The Globe Theatre in Stockton is to be given a multi-million pound make-over restoring the grand old venue to its former glory sparked off memories for one of our readers.
The production of ``Measure for Measure,'' presented by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre of England and directed by John Dove, is being billed as a kind of swan song for Rylance, who surrenders his position of artistic director at the end of the year.
None of which seems to bother her much, certainly not enough to prevent her helping to organise a Thames cruise from the Savoy Pier to beyond the Flood Barrier, passing, among other places, the Millennium Dome, Shakespeare's Globe theatre, The Cutty Sark and Canary Wharf (where this newspaper is produced.
The winner and a guest also will receive hotel accommodations for two in San Diego for two nights at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla and in Rosarito Beach, Mexico, for two nights at the Rosarito Beach Hotel; an AVIS rental car for a total of four days in San Diego and Mexico; fine dining for two at the Star of the Sea and Cafe Japengo in San Diego; surfing lessons from the San Diego Surfing Academy; and guest passes to the San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, Sea World and the Old Globe Theatre.
A STRIKING building wrap featuring legends of rock and pop has been installed on the landmark Globe Theatre on Stockton High Street.
At the end of 2005, the 45-year-old actor-director will step down from his position as artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, the Thames-side London playhouse known for replicating Shakespeare productions as they would have been staged during the playwright's life.
Fourth to Globe Theatre on his debut here, Coliseum went on to run a very creditable second to Auction House in the Deploy Acomb Stakes at York.
New bus lanes, on-street parking, loading bays, upgraded traffic signals and improved paving are among the works due to start at the northern end of the high street close to the soon-to-be-redeveloped Globe Theatre.
UCLA Live's 2005-06 season, spread over three performance spaces and announced Wednesday, will also include Aimee Mann, Arlo Guthrie and a three-week return visit from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.
Part one of a production which was filmed during last summer's Kings and Rogues season at London's Globe theatre features Roger Allam in his Olivier Award-winning role as Falstaff.
Vardalos hosted the reception for an initiative between WIF and General Motors, held at Universal Studios' Globe Theatre, which had been transformed into a multimedia environment highlighting women in film, women in cars and cars in film.
THE PROJECT to restore Stockton's Globe Theatre is attracting interest from as far afield as Canada.