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Pop-up Globe

Feb 23 - May 24, 2017
Ellerslie Race Course
Pop-up Globe is back!
Four new productions. A brand new location. Groundbreaking new theatre design.  
Pop-up Globe, the world’s first temporary working replica of Shakespeare’s theatre, the second Globe, popped up for the first time in Auckland in February 2016 with a twice-extended debut season that sold over 100,000 tickets including 20,000 to school students.
Pop-up Globe returns to Auckland this summer with four new productions of Shakespeare's masterworks by Pop-up Globe's critically acclaimed company, staged in a new and improved theatre, set in the beautiful gardens at Ellerslie Racecourse. 
The 2017 season will run from February 23 to May 14 and tickets are onsale now.  
Highlights of the 2017 Auckland season will include -
A stunning new 3-storey Jacobean-style stage front, hand-painted ceiling, and a new, larger stage
New productions of Shakespeare’s uproarious comedy ‘Much Ado About Nothing', bloody war epic ‘Henry V’, psychological thriller ‘Othello’, and brilliant comedy ‘As You Like It’ proudly presented by Pop-up Globe’s critically acclaimed company and Anthony Harper
A beautiful new garden setting at Ellerslie Racecourse, complete with pop-up restaurant and bar
Two new Royal Rooms, luxurious private rooms adjacent to the stage, complete with butler service and seating for up to six guests, offering a truly unique theatre experience  
Dedicated matinee performances for schools, and  
The new Pop-up Globe Patron membership, a members club offering exclusive benefits and unique insider's experience of Pop-up Globe