Visit London’s Historical Shakespearean theatre.

Visit London’s Historical Shakespearean theatre.

If you would really like to experience some authentic theatrical history in London without commercialism try a step into the past by visiting the  Sam Wanamaker Playhouse built Adjacent to London’s famous Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.  The playhouse is an indoor theatre modeled after a Jacobean-era theatre. It is used for performances 52 weeks of the years enabling plays to be shown during the winter months when the main theatre cannot be used. It specializes in plays from between 1576 and 1642 by Shakespeare’s contemporaries or near contemporaries.     My Visit…  Nov 9th 2016 On a chilly evening after visiting museums all day, It was my last night on London before I was due to fly back to California. I began to tie up my day by walking east along the south bank of the Thames to reminisce and take in some moonlit views of London’s bridges. As a goal I headed up to get a glimpse of Shakespeare’s globe. It was too late to take in a tour, so I took a few photos of the exterior. As I walked around  the exterior I noticed that the posters outside included a current schedule.  “What an adventure” i thought, to attend the theatre on spec. I was farther intrigued after seeing a note that the theater  seats only 340 people giving it an intimate atmosphere that is rarely found in theaters today. There was a performance due to begin in 40 mins. That was it! I quickly went about finding the entrance and box office desk, to see what my chances were. Unusually the theatre itself is built inside a brick...