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Shakespeare's Globe - Discover Rough Magic this Summer!

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe

Enjoy this hilarious new family show at Shakespeare’s Globe, starring the witches from Macbeth!

20th July – 24th August 2024

Suitable for 5-105 years

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'By the pricking of my thumbs, something SILLY this way comes…’. Rough Magic is a wickedly funny new family show from the team behind Olivier Award-nominated, ‘fantastically funny’ ***** (Broadway World) Midsummer Mechanicals.

You are cordially invited to a great gathering of supernatural creatures... the Weird Sisters from Macbeth need to set things right and want all the help they can get from their audience of supernatural apprentices – that's you!

  • The perfect introduction to Shakespeare, with big laughs for all the family.
  • A real treat for the eyes with silly props, hilarious costumes and eye-popping characters.
  • Get a further introduction to one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, Macbeth with an accompanying workshop for ages 5 – 8 and 9 – 12. Find out more here.
  • A co-production with Splendid Productions, Rough Magic is recommended for everyone from age 5 to 105.
  • You are invited to come along to the show dressed as your favourite magical creature. Fairies, witches, ghosts, or monsters – wherever you belong!

LittleBird Top Tip

Make a day of your visit with a family-friendly tour and enjoy delicious food at Swan Bar & Restaurant (including a tasty children’s menu)!

Dates and Prices

20th July – 24th August 2024

Seated tickets £30 – £15 (with £25 seated tickets available during previews).

Need to Know

Shakespeare’s Globe is located on the bank of the River Thames, London (UK), in the Bankside Cultural Quarter. The address is 21 New Globe Walk, SE1 9DT. Plan your visit here

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Plan your Visit

What makes Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe family friendly

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Address and Contact Info

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe
21 New Globe Walk

+44 (0)401 9919
Nearest Station: Mansion House London Underground Station
Nearest Park: Pitch
from £15