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Women Beware Women at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse




Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

21 New Globe Walk

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Thomas Middleton's rarely performed masterwork of Jacobean juiciness, Women Beware Women - a hilarious social satire of sexual politics with a spectacular tragicomic dénouement. This provocative play portrays a ruling class unable to divorce power from lust as three young people are seduced by the lies and treachery of the sophisticated players in the glamorous court of the Duke of Florence.

News About Women Beware Women at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

BWW Review: WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
February 28, 2020

Following the lacklustre reception of The Taming of the Shrew, Thomas Middleton's Women Beware Women opens in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse as part of the Globe's continuing 'She Wolves and Shrews' season. Where Shakespeare's play showed a woman tamed, however, Middleton explores the unbridled rage and fallout of women scorned.

THE VISIT Leads February's Top 10 New London Shows
January 27, 2020

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a new Tony Kushner adaptation to an epic musical and Shakespeare sitcom, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Casting For THE TAMING OF THE SHREW and WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN
January 10, 2020

Shakespeare's Globe has announced full casting for the next two productions opening in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in February: The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Maria Gaitanidi, and Thomas Middleton's Women Beware Women, directed by Amy Hodge.

Shakespeare's Globe Announces 2019/20 Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Season: She Wolves And Shrews
July 12, 2019

Shakespeare's Globe has announced the 201920 Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Season. Centred around She Wolves and Shrews, the season is a celebration and interrogation of women, power, and the role of the feminine in shaping our past, present and future. The candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse will play host to a world-premiere of Ella Hickson's new play Swive [Elizabeth], Shakespeare's Henry VI, Richard III, and The Taming of the Shrew, and Middleton's Women Beware Women. Sandi and Jenifer Toksvig have written a new family show dubbed, Christmas at the (Snow) Globe, and a series of candlelit ghost tales will include a new story from Jeanette Winterson. Other events running throughout the season include half-term storytelling festival, Half Term Tales at the Globe, with the new Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell, and a double bill of Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas, marking the centenary year since the removal of the sex disqualification act. The Globe's flagship project for secondary and post-16 students, Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank, reaches its 14th year with Macbeth.

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Sam Wanamaker Playhouse located?
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse is at 21 New Globe Walk, London.

What shows have played recently at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
The Taming of the Shrew (2/1/2020-2/1/2020)
Christmas at the (Snow) Globe (12/19/2019-12/19/2019)
Swive [Elizabeth] (12/6/2019-12/6/2019)
Virginia Woolf (11/28/2019-11/28/2019)
Richard III (11/13/2019-11/13/2019)
Henry VI (11/5/2019-11/5/2019)
Deep Night, Dark Night (10/30/2019-10/30/2019)

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