Picture of the outside of the reconstructed Globe. The original Globe was surrounded by trees, but the new globe sits on the bank of the Thames. History Although Shakespeare's plays were performed at other venues during the playwright's career, the Globe Theatre in the Southwark district of London was the venue at which the Bard's best known stage works including his four great tragedies were first produced. The Globe was built during Shakespeare's early period in by one of his long-standing associates, Cuthbert Burbage, the brother of the most famous Shakespearean actor of the Elizabethan Age, Richard Burbage.
My love for London probably can be partly explained by those aspects as well. The original Globe Theatre was built in by the playing company that William Shakespeare was part of, but was sadly destroyed by fire in American actor and director Sam Wannamaker wanted to rebuild the theatre close to its original location at Bankside, Southwark.
He started a Trust Fund in and slowly but steadily started to collect money to realize his dream. And his efforts certainly paid off. The result is a beautiful building, an exact replica of the original Globe Theatre. The Globe is a round theatre with no roof, to be able to let day light in.
So far the theoretical aspects of this post. These guided tours are fantastic. Mainly because of the highly passionate tour guides, who explain everything in an informal, no-nonsense way. In a relatively short period of time you hear all the juicy stories about the Globe and its visitors.
Such rich history, buried underneath a ugly piece of concrete? And of course there are the stories about the audience of the time.
The higher-class people were lucky enough to get a seat, but the lower-class had to stand in the yard, packed like rats.
People were interacting with the actors, shouting, drinking and more.
My attempts at telling interesting stories about the Globe stop here. Last year I treated my friend on an Afternoon Tea for her birthday at the Swan and we both loved it. A day at the Globe Theatre is definitely one of my favorite things to do in London.
Have you ever visited?English. MENÜ. Navigation überspringen This research project by Dr. John Goodyear aims to write the Anglo-German cultural history of the Globe Theatre and Cinema in Oldenburg, Germany as part of the broader effort of the Kulturgenossenschaft Globe e.G (GLOBE Theatre and Cinema Trust) “to preserve [the Globe] as a historical monument.
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The Globe Theatre was rebuilt primarily for the fall of the previous theater. The Globe Theatre was constructed as a mixture between a Roman Amphitheater and an English Tudor House.
The architecture of The Globe was very unique. The Globe Theater was the home to one of the most honored writers of the time, William Shakespeare. In a third version and faithful reconstruction of The Globe Theatre was built as “Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre”, close to the original site in Southwark.
Globe Theatre Fact 22 This new Globe Theatre was built using 1, oak trees from English forests and 6, bundles of . The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London associated with William Shakespeare.
It was built in 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 Explore the Interactive Globe Theatre - The Faculty of English.