William Shakespeare and the Globe

William Shakespeare was perhaps the greatest English playwright ever. Take a tour of Shakespeare’s life and times, through the crowded streets of sixteenth-century London to the boisterous Globe theater and other playhouses where his work flourished. Then follow Shakespeare’s legacy to the present day and to the Globe’s glorious reopening and its 400th anniversary. Learn, step-by-step, how the theater was reconstructed using the same methods builders used to construct the original Globe.