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Pop-up Globe, the world’s first full-scale temporary working replica of one of history’s greatest theatres, the second Globe, has popped-up next door to the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl.

Since opening, Pop-up Globe has been given the thumbs up by both critics and audiences, amazed at seeing Shakespeare’s masterworks performed in a way they have never experienced before.

Not surprising, William Shakespeare – the greatest playwright in history -- has reached “rock star” status in Melbourne.

Many have also realised his comedic genius through experiencing the outrageous rom-com As You Like It which has garnered reviews like “a comic hit”, “rollicking”, “a crowd pleaser”, “camptastic”, and “Melbourne’s perfect night out”.
Theatre lovers have snapped at the chance to see one of Shakespeare’s four masterpieces – Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It and Henry V -- performed in the space in which he intended them to be performed and never-before seen that way in Australia.

Audiences can expect to see cannons, flaming arrows, hundreds of litres of fake blood, hand-forged armoury and over 450 beautiful bespoke period costumes pieces specially constructed by the Pop-up Globe in-house wardrobe department.

This is Shakespeare like it’s 1614. Only in Melbourne.

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Price & booking


Type Entry cost
$20.00 - $299.00

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  • Bar
  • Kiosk
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet

  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details