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Erected in 1599, The Globe was London’s first theater built by and for actors. As one of seven shareholders in the company that commissioned it (not to mention the company’s chief playwright), Shakespeare probably had some say in the theater’s design. He wrote many of his plays, from Julius Caesar on, with this venue in mind. To quote the bard, "O for a muse of fire!" Henry V

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26 Jokes Only Theatre Nerds Will Understand

Love this smart-ass commentator ;) plus a bunch of other theater kid jokes

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*in the broadcasting news report room* "this just in the Shakespeare Fandom has just made a Tumblr post and it kept going!"

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