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Shakespeare's Globe

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Come actors, playwrights, and groundlings to Shakespeare's Globe to brush up on history and perform some famous scenes from the Bard's greatest plays. Break a leg!

Welcome to the Globe, the greatest theater in the world! The year is 1612, and leading Shakespearean actor Richard Burbage is conducting a backstage tour of everything from the pit below the stage to the grand ceiling painted to resemble the heavens. Take a peek inside this marvelous miniature theater to find:

- A 3-D pop-up model of the Globe Theatre

- A book of fascinating inside facts on the theater's history, design, and legendary performances

- 10 sheets containing a total of 20 press-out, standup characters

- Two booklets - one for you and one for a friend - featuring popular scenes from 12 Shakespearean plays, including A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, ROMEO AND JULIET, TWELFTH NIGHT, AS YOU LIKE IT, and more

In SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE - approved by the Globe Theatre itself - you'll find everything you need to stage your own performances of the most memorable scenes in theater history.


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Hardback Editions

May 2005 : USA Hardback

Title: Shakespeare's Globe: An Interactive Pop-up Theatre
ISBN: 0-7636-2694-5 / 978-0-7636-2694-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
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February 2005 : UK Hardback

Title: Shakespeare's Globe
Author(s): Toby Forward
ISBN: 0-7445-9279-8 / 978-0-7445-9279-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
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