City of LondonThe theatre was located in Southwark, across the River Thames from the City of London. Shakespeare’s company built the Globe only because it could not use the special roofed facility, Blackfriars Theatre, that James Burbage (the father of their leading actor,
What street is the Globe Theatre?
Also see – Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre on the South Bank – The Globe Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, today the Gielgud Theatre. The Royal Globe Theatre was situated on Newcastle Street in London, and opened on Saturday the 28th of November 1868 with a production of ‘Cyril’s Success’.