Tourists and theatre fans flock to famous Shakespeare’s Globe every week to watch incredible performances from some of the best actors, singers and dancers from around the world.
If you’ve never been to the historic theatre, be sure to visit while staying at one of our Montcalm Hotels London. You’ll find a plethora of great venues around our hotels near London City but the Globe so much more. Here are some of the best upcoming events for you to check out.
Farinelli and the King
5 Dec 2017 – 25 March, 2018
Follow the story of King Philippe V of Spain as he battles with a seemingly unending bout of insomnia. As the story develops, the Queen reaches out legendary castrato, Farinelli whose hypnotic voice is known for captivating the consciousness of anyone who hears it. The performance of this intimate tale is presented by an incredible cast including Pete Bradbury and Sam Crane. Farinelli was written by Claire van Kampen and orchestrated by acclaimed director, John Dove. With a long list of 5-star reviews, Farinelli is a must-see during your stay at the Montcalm Hotels London.
The Little Match Girl
30 Nov, 2017 – 21 April, 2018
The creative composition of this performance is what sets it aside from other shows currently circulating the London theatre district. The story is based on a lead female character who is trying to make it through the night with nothing more than a pack of matches to keep her warm and light the way. At the strike of each match, a new story will unravel itself with new characters and problems to overcome. The skilful puppetry and colourful character voicing by the talented cast bring this magical story to life. The child-friendly show is perfect for a family night out so be sure to book your seats today.
Walk in the footsteps of the greats and learn more about the history of London’s most famous theatre by booking on to one of the guided tours. As you follow your tour guide and make your way through the hidden areas of the Globe, you will be regaled with tales and anecdotes. The tours will give you and your fellow visitor’s access to areas that are normally shut off to the public, giving you a chance to see the process of performing at such a prestigious venue. Fans of the theatre will not want to miss out on this opportunity.
The Tempest Workshop
The Tempest is one of the most iconic plays in the history of theatre and has graced stages across the world for years. The workshops at Shakespeare’s Globe offer people of all ages a chance to get involved and learn more about the classic tale. Whether you’re a performer yourself or you’re looking for fun family activities to do in London, a Tempest workshop at the Globe is a great way to spend the afternoon while learning new skills.