The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London associated with William Shakespeare. It was built in 1599 by Shakespeare's playing company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men, and was destroyed by fire on 29 June 1613. Wikipedia Capacity: 3,000 Opened: 1599 Address: 21 New Globe Walk, London, Greater London SE1 9DT, United Kingdom Hours: Mon-Sun 7:30am–11pm Phone: 020 7928 9444 Architects: William Shakespeare, Richard Burbage, Peter Street, Theo Crosby
The modern reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre was opened on this day in British history, June 12, 1997. The first play performed in Shakespeare's Globe was Henry V.