Discover our new Macbeth workshops and CPD.

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'These violent delights have violent ends.'

We are delighted to announce that Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank will return for its 18th year in 2024 with a special schools’ production of Romeo and Juliet in the Globe Theatre.

Shakespeare’s famous tragedy of love and violence will come to life on stage in a gripping new 90-minute production, created especially for young people and designed to support the curriculum.

Schools' performances will run from 29 February – 27 March 2024. There are over 26,000 free tickets available for pupils aged 11-16 in London and Birmingham non-selective state secondary schools, and subsidised tickets for all other schools nationwide.

Throughout the school year, the project will also be there to support you with teaching Shakespeare. Our dedicated microsite will be regularly updated with teaching resources, we'll be hosting free-to-access CPD sessions exploring ways to teach Shakespeare's works and free-to-access workshops for your students.

Applications will open in September – stay tuned for more details coming soon.

[IMAGE] A group of young people dressed in black perform on the Globe stage.

Apply for our curtain raiser competition.

Applications are now open for our annual Curtain Raiser competition, giving students at non-selective state schools in London and Birmingham the thrilling opportunity to perform their very own devised piece on the Globe stage, at the start of a performance of Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank: Romeo and Juliet.

Stream our 2023 production of Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production of The Tempest into your classroom now.

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Register now and have access until 22 December. This stream features integrated British Sign Language, enhancing the poetry, richness and beauty of Shakespeare’s language. Available for free to all schools nationwide.

'Something wicked this way comes.'

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Don’t miss our upcoming production of Shakespeare’s epic tragedy, Macbeth, in the Globe Theatre 21 July – 28 October.

This powerful tale of grief and control is directed by Abigail Graham (★★★★ The Merchant of Venice, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse) and is set to be a told in a way that you’ve never seen before. Click here to find out more about the show and acting company.

We’re pleased to offer new schools workshops and CPD sessions to compliment the production and teaching of Macbeth. Scroll down to find out more.

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Macbeth: Schools Workshops.

Dive deeper into Shakespeare’s tragedy in a Schools Workshop, led by one of our expert education practitioners. Students will explore the play’s characters and themes, and come away armed with a wealth of material to use in their studies in the classroom.

Fill out the form below and choose 'Macbeth 2023 - Production Specific Workshop' in the 'Workshop Type' field to find out the availability.

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Enhance your teaching of Macbeth.

Empower your teaching of Macbeth with a Continuing Professional Development session focused on Key Stage 4. Learn creative techniques to engage students with the play’s context, key themes and analysis of this summer’s production. You’ll finish by watching a performance of Macbeth in the Globe and receive a complimentary programme and resource pack.

31 August & 7 October

[IMAGE] Young people stand in the Globe Theatre and look up in wonder.

A Macbeth GCSE Boost day.

Our GCSE Boost days for ages 14–16 offer students the perfect opportunity to bring their studies of Macbeth to life and spend a day with one of our experienced education practitioners. They’ll start with a peek inside the Globe Theatre, before exploring the play’s language, characters and themes in an interactive workshop. Plus, they’ll watch a performance of our production in the Globe itself.

29 August, 19, 24 & 28 October

In celebration of LGBT Pride Month discover more about the Globe Theatre on our Pride Guided Tour where you'll hear about the queer stories and characters from Shakespeare's life and times. Find out more >