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Globe to Globe Programme Announced

Mon, 26th Sep 11
Thirty seven international companies tackle Shakespeare's works in 37 languages!

UKTW Editorial ImageAn unique six weeks of Shakespeare is promised for 2012 at The Globe as artistic Director Dominic Dromgoole reveals the full programme of productions. With each of the plays being produced in a different language and by a differeent international company this is a fabulous festival of the Bard which starts on his birthday (23rd April) and forms part of the Cultural Olympiad and London 2012 Festival.

Ticket prices will have an Olympic feel with multi-buy discounts named Biathalon, Triathalon etc. General ticket prices are from £5 to £35 and Yard Olympians will be able to see all 38 productions for just £100!

This listing of the programme shows the plays then language/company followed by times and dates.

OPENING WEEKEND: 21 - 22 APRIL
 
VENUS & ADONIS
IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, SeSotho, Setswana,
Afrikaans, South African English / Isango Ensemble
Saturday 21 April 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Sunday 22 April 6.30pm
 
 
WEEK ONE: 23 - 29 APRIL
 
TROILUS & CRESSIDA
Maori / Ngakau Toa
Monday 23 April 7.30pm
Tuesday 24 April 7.30pm
 
MEASURE FOR MEASURE
Russian / Vakhtangov Theatre
Tuesday 24 April 2.30pm
Wednesday 25 April 7.30pm
 
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Swahili / Bitter Pill
Wednesday 25 April 2.30pm
Thursday 26 April 7.30pm
 
PERICLES
Greek / National Theatre of Greece
Thursday 26 April 2.30pm
Friday 27 April 7.30pm
 
TWELFTH NIGHT
Hindi / Company Theatre
Friday 27 April 2.30pm
Saturday 28 April 7.30pm
 
RICHARD III
Mandarin / National Theatre of China
Saturday 28 April 2.30pm
Sunday 29 April 1.30 & 6.30pm
 
 
WEEK TWO: 30 APRIL - 6 MAY
 
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Korean / Yohangza Theatre Company
Monday 30 April 7.30pm
Tuesday 1 May 7.30pm
 
JULIUS CAESAR
Italian / I Termini Company
Tuesday 1 May 2.30pm
Wednesday 2 May 7.30pm
 
CYMBELINE
Juba Arabic
The South Sudan Theatre Company
Wednesday 2 May 2.30pm
Thursday 3 May 7.30pm
 
TITUS ANDRONICUS
Cantonese / Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio
Thursday 3 May 2.30pm
Friday 4 May 7.30pm
 
RICHARD II
Palestinian Arabic / Ashtar Theatre
Friday 4 May 2.30pm
Saturday 5 May 7.30pm
 
OTHELLO
Hip Hop / Q Brothers / CST / RJP
Saturday 5 May 2.30pm
Sunday 6 May 1.30pm & 6.30pm
Week 1: APRIL Mon
 
WEEK THREE: 7 - 13 MAY
 
THE TEMPEST
Bangla / Dhaka Theatre
Monday 7 May 7.30pm
Tuesday 8 May 7.30pm
 
MACBETH
Polish / Teatr im. Kochanowskiego
Tuesday 8 May 2.30pm
Wednesday 9 May 7.30pm
Thursday 10 May 2.30pm
 
THE TWO GENTLEMEN
OF VERONA
Shona / Two Gents Productions
Wednesday 9 May 2.30pm
Thursday 10 May 7.30pm
 
HENRY VI: PART 1
Serbian / National Theatre (Belgrade) in
Association with Laza Kostic Fund
Friday 11 May 7.30pm
Sunday 13 May 12.30pm
 
HENRY VI: PART 2
Albanian / National Theatre of Albania
Saturday 12 May 2.30pm
Sunday 13 May 4.00pm
 
HENRY VI: PART 3
Macedonian
National Theatre of Bitola
Saturday 12 May 7.30pm
Sunday 13 May 7.30pm
 
 
WEEK FOUR: 14 - 20 MAY
 
HENRY IV: PART 1
Mexican Spanish
Compañía Nacional de Teatro
Monday 14 May 7.30pm
Tuesday 15 May 2.30pm
 
HENRY IV: PART 2
Argentine Spanish
Elkafka Espacio Teatral
Tuesday 15 May 7.30pm
Wednesday 16 May 7.30pm
 
KING JOHN
Armenian / Gabriel Sundukyan National
Academic Theatre
Wednesday 16 May 2.30pm
Thursday 17 May 7.30pm
 
KING LEAR
Belarusian / Belarus Free Theatre
Thursday 17 May 2.30pm
Friday 18 May 7.30pm
 
AS YOU LIKE IT
Georgian / Marjanishvili Theatre
Friday 18 May 2.30pm
Saturday 19 May 7.30pm
 
ROMEO & JULIET
Brazilian Portuguese / Grupo Galpão
Saturday 19 May 2.30pm
Sunday 20 May 1.30pm & 6.30pm
 
 
WEEK FIVE: 21 - 27 MAY
 
CORIOLANUS
Japanese / Chiten
Monday 21 May 7.30pm
Tuesday 22 May 7.30pm
 
LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST
British Sign Language/ Deafinitely Theatre
Tuesday 22 May 2.30pm
Wednesday 23 May 7.30pm
 
ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
Gujarati / Arpana
Wednesday 23 May 2.30pm
Thursday 24 May 7.30pm
 
THE WINTER’S TALE
Yoruba / Renegade Theatre
Thursday 24 May 2.30pm
Friday 25 May 7.30pm
 
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
Urdu / Theatre Wallay
Friday 25 May 2.30pm
Saturday 26 May 7.30pm
 
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA
Turkish / Oyun Atölyesi
Saturday 26 May 2.30pm
Sunday 27 May 1.30pm & 6.30pm
 
 
WEEK SIX: 28 MAY - 3 JUNE
 
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Hebrew / Habima National Theatre
Monday 28 May 7.30pm
Tuesday 29 May 7.30pm
 
Henry VIII
Castilian Spanish / Rakatá
Tuesday 29 May 2.30pm
Wednesday 30 May 7.30pm
 
THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
Dari Persian / Roy-e-Sabs
Wednesday 30 May 2.30pm
Thursday 31 May 7.30pm
 
TIMON OF ATHENS
German
Bremer Shakespeare Company
Thursday 31 May 2.30pm
Friday 1 June 7.30pm
 
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
French / Compagnie Hypermobile
Friday 1 June 2.30pm
Saturday 2 June 7.30pm
 
HAMLET
Lithuanian / Meno Fortas
Saturday 2 June 2.30pm
Sunday 3 June 12.00pm & 6.30pm
 
 
WEEK SEVEN: 8 - 9 JUNE
 
HENRY V
English / Shakespeare’s Globe
Friday 8 June 7.30pm
Saturday 9 June 7.30pm
Sunday 10 June tba*
 
* Henry V will continue throughout the Globe Theatre 2012 Season. Further dates
and information for performances after 9 June will be announced in January 2012.

The London 2012 Cultural Olympiad is the largest cultural celebration in the history of the modern Olympic and Paralympic Movements. Spread over four years, it has been designed to give everyone in the UK a chance to be part of London 2012 through dance, music, theatre, the visual arts, fashion, film and digital innovation and it is hoped that it will inspire creativity especially among young people. The Cultural Olympiad will culminate in the London 2012 Festival with leading artists from all over the world together from 21 June 2012.


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