AROUND THE GLOBE: BEHIND THE SCENES AT SHAKESPEARE'S THEATRE

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Publication Date: 
June 6, 2022
Format: 
Paperback
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ISBN: 
9780995454668
About This Item: 
- A unique insight into this remarkable and much-loved theater- A major global cultural attraction- Unprecedented access to life behind the scenes- Beautifully recorded by renowned photographer Angela Moore- Will appeal to all who love theater, history and London- The ideal gift or keepsake for Shakespeare's Globe's thousands of supporters and fansShakespeare's Globe is a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, an Elizabethan playhouse for which Shakespeare wrote his plays, on the south bank of the Thames. The original theater was built in 1599 and demolished in 1644. Shakespeare's Globe was founded by actor and director Sam Wanamaker, built close to the original theater and opened to the public in 1997. The site also includes the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, an indoor theater opened in 2014. Around the Globe offers a unique view of the theater's backstage life, props, wardrobe collections and rehearsal spaces, all captured by Angela Moore's stunning photographs. Shakespeare's Globe attracts a million visitors a year across its two theaters, engages 120, 000 people annually through education projects, and shares its work by touring nationally and internationally. Published for the casual visitor to the Globe as well as its ardent fans, this beautiful book will appeal to anyone who loves theater or history, or simply wants a piece of iconic London in their home.
Publisher: 
Cultureshock Media
$48.00
Binding: 
PB

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