Where was the Globe Theater rebuilt?

Sam Wanamaker was an American actor and director whose first job (in 1936) was performing Shakespeare in an approximate reconstruction of the Globe theatre at the Great Lakes’ World Fair, Cleveland Ohio, USA.

When was the modern Globe Theatre rebuilt?


Nighttime view of the reconstructed Globe Theatre (completed in 1997) from across the River Thames, London.

Where was the globe Theatre built?

City of London

The 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, Richard Burbage) had built in 1596 for it inside the city.