Shakespeare's New Globe Theatre
The original Globe opened in 1599, burned down in 1613, and was immediately rebuilt. It was closed in 1642. Now, 200 yards from its original site, after almost 400 years, Shakespeare's Globe has been opened to the public again. It was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen on Thursday, 12 June, 1997 and its opening season ran from May 29th to September 21st, 1997.