Where is the Globe Theatre located?

Where exactly is the Globe Theatre located?


A world-renowned theatre, education centre, and cultural landmark. Located on the bank of the River Thames in London, UK, and also always open online.

Where in London is the Globe Theatre?

Shakespeare’s Globe is located on the bank of the River Thames, London (UK), in the Bankside Cultural Quarter. Our address is 21 New Globe Walk, SE1 9DT. Use the links below to plan your visit.

What street is the Globe Theatre?

Globe Theatre

Address Maiden Lane (now Park Street) Southwark London England
Coordinates 51°30′24″N 00°5′41″W
Owner Lord Chamberlain’s Men
Type Elizabethan theatre

When and where was the original Globe Theater located?

The original Globe was an Elizabethan theatre which opened in Autumn 1599 in Southwark, on the south bank of the Thames, in an area now known as Bankside. It was one of several major theatres that were located in the area, the others being the Swan, the Rose and The Hope.

Where can I see Shakespeare in London?

10 Locations For Discovering William Shakespeare’s London

  • The Theatre, Shoreditch. …
  • Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Bankside. …
  • Bankside. …
  • The Rose Theatre, Bankside. …
  • Site of the original Globe Theatre. …
  • The George Inn, Southwark. …
  • Playhouse Yard, Blackfriars. …
  • Southwark Cathedral.

Is the new Globe Theatre situated on the original site?

The New Globe Theatre location is in Southwark, beside the River Thames, opposite St. Paul’s Cathedral. The New Globe Theatre location is approximately 200 yards from the site of the original Globe theatre.

Where can I see Shakespeare plays?

Seeing Shakespeare Live

  • Annapolis Shakespeare Company.
  • The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory.
  • Chesapeake Shakespeare Company.
  • Folger Theatre. The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, has a theatre program.
  • The Shakespeare Theatre Company. …
  • American Shakespeare Center. …
  • Royal Shakespeare Company. …
  • Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.

Where was Shakespeare’s plays performed?

The Globe

The Globe, which opened in 1599, became the playhouse where audiences first saw some of Shakespeare’s best-known plays. In 1613, it burned to the ground when the roof caught fire during a performance of Shakespeare’s Henry VIII.