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The Globe Theatre

2308 Shakespeare Rd, Odessa, TX 79761
+1 432-580-3177
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Authentic Replication of Shakesphere's Globe Theater but with a roof!

This theater has excellent productions and events are delightful! The architecture is realistically... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue W
Amazing replica!

This is a very comfortable theater with excellent acoustics. I have enjoyed every event I have been... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Angie G
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Odessa is recognized as the center of oil exploration and production in Texas, but the city has a number of attractions that have nothing to do with oil and gas. Of particular interest are the replicas of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and Anne Hathaway's Cottage on the campus of Odessa College.Built in the 1960's, The Globe Theatre is a non-profit organization presenting classical and modern plays using an Elizabethan stage. Bringing a bit of British flair to the West Texas landscape, this replica of the original Globe Theatre, the home of William Shakespeare's acting company in England, is enhanced by its surrounding Writer's Garden and a replica of Shakespear's wife, Anne Hathaway's Cottage. The 410-seat octagonal theatre was the brain child of a local teacher and Shakespearean scholar, Mrs. Marjorie Morris, who wanted a proper showcase in which to showcase the Bard's plays. The Globe hosts community theatre performances, a monthly music show, as well as other great community acivities.
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2308 Shakespeare Rd, Odessa, TX 79761
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+1 432-580-3177

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This theater has excellent productions and events are delightful! The architecture is realistically based on Shakesphere's Globe theater in England where his original productions were performed (written originally for the common folk!). The original theater does not have a roof, but this delightful building does....More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a very comfortable theater with excellent acoustics. I have enjoyed every event I have been to there. Everyone who comes to Odessa should make time to visit.

Thank Angie G
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Globe is an amazing venue It has a very authentic feel to it Seating has recently been updated and is super comfortable

Thank BrianSerrano
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The Globe Theater is very interesting and unique to the area . A true theater in the round. Lots of good entertainment things.

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I was surprised this was here. It was great to see a rehearsal taking place. It was well designed and the stage was amazing, the sound was so good. It is worth a visit if your're a fan. Great for students and teachers.

Thank nobelkid
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Often I'd seen The Globe from the outside but really wasn't that bothered to venture inside. How wrong was I! It is so worth a visit. We took a tour at the end of the day and saw all around this amazing space. Our guide...More

Thank MGMcShane
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband and friends have both participated in plays here at this theatre. A wonderful experience or anyone for any age.

Thank Kristie N
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

New carpet, new seats, and other new decor look so awesome. Kudos to Odessa College and the donors for giving some much needed love to this important space. The opening show this season, The Crucible, has a great venue to live in!

Thank Eric Y
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The Globe Theatre on the Odessa College campus is a MUST SEE when visiting Odessa. Check with them the WEB to see what attractions are available during your visit.

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Globe of the Great Southwest is a cultural landmark in the Permian Basin. Sitting On the grounds of Odessa College, the Globe has been the seen of the Odessa music scene, from Blue Grass to the Russian Strings. The summer theater scene can't be...More

Thank Craig S
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Samantha E
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Response from goldengirl1979 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and it is not super bad, you can still go and enjoy it even today, but it looks almost completed to me... I will try to find out more info on it for July and get back to you as I live here...
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