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Special performances in the Globe Theatre that begin at 11.59pm

Revel in the enchanting atmosphere of the Globe under the stars and experience Shakespeare’s plays in a truly unique and magical way.

As the city settles down and fades away to sleep, something special is about to happen in our ‘Wooden O’. Prepare to be transported into worlds of choices, forests, love and tragedy.

There are two Midnight Matinée performances in Summer 2022 – Julius Ceaser and Much Ado About Nothing.  Find out more about the productions themselves below.


This event is on-site in the Globe Theatre

Start time 11.59pm

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Part of Summer 2022

On a purple background, white text reads ‘see our moonlight revels, go with us’

The three Midnight Matinées in Summer 2021 take place on Saturday 17 July (Romeo & Juliet), Saturday 21 August (Audience Choice) and Saturday 18 September (A Midsummer Night’s Dream).

‘A great London experience that everyone should do at least once…’

— Time Out, 2019