Midnight Matinees - Globe Theatre


This summer you can revel in the extraordinary, magical atmosphere of the Globe at night with special midnight matinee performances.
Midnight Matinees - Globe Theatre

Image: Shakespeare's Globe


Event type: Shakespeare

About this event


Starting at 11.59pm, as the stars shine above and the city fades away to sleep, prepare to be transported into the world of daring heroines, star-crossed lovers and mad kings, and experience Shakespeare in a truly enchanting environment.


Twelfth Night


Friday 9 June, 11.59pm


Twins Sebastian and Viola are shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, separated and believing each other to be dead.


Beside herself with grief, Viola disguises herself as a boy and goes into the service of the Duke Orsino.


But the Duke, madly in love with the Countess Olivia, sends Viola to woo on his behalf.


Heady chaos ensues as griefs, loves and deep human confusions collide, but fear not! Sweet resolution wins the day as friends, twins and lovers are reunited.


Romeo and Juliet


Friday 30 June, 11.59pm


In Verona, violence rules.


Two families bear an ancient grudge, and rage flares between them.


In a world where greed, wealth and bitter feuds prevail, two disenchanted children dare to choose love.


Much Ado About Nothing


Friday 22 September, 11.59pm


Claudio, pining for his love Hero, returns home from the first wave of the revolution.


Though Claudio’s friend Benedick loves Beatrice and Beatrice Benedick, but (because neither will admit it) nothing seems capable of bringing them together.


Only the intrigues of a resentful prince force Benedick to prove his love for Beatrice – by vowing to kill his best friend.


Dates


From:

Friday 9 June 2017


To:

Friday 22 September 2017


Starts: 11-59 pm


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Theatre


Shakespeare's Globe


21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London SE1 9DT

Box office tel: 020 7401 9919

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Tickets


Yard (standing) £5, Gallery (seated) £20 - £45.

Under 18s - £3 off all seats in the Globe Theatre.

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