In 1997, a new Globe Theatre opened on the Southbank, designed to very similar specifications to the original and showing Shakespeare's plays to new audiences only a short distance from the site of the original.
There are a number of plays on offer in summer 2009 including Romeo & Juliet, As You Like It and Troilus & Cressida. Standing tickets are available in the yard from £5, but you will really be happier sitting down (from £15), especially for longer plays. For more information, and to book tickets, visit http://www.shakespeares-globe.org.
Click here to see the location on a map.