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Address: 2308 Shakespeare Rd, Odessa, TX 79761
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+1 432-580-3177
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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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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 was both informed and passionate which is such a winning combination! We got to look,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 beat.

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Midland, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a nice replica of the Globe. It's a good place to see a play. It's certainly worth a visit when in Odessa.

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Joshua, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I saw As You Like It here and it was wonderful. Actors were great, seats were all good and they were having a renaissance festival out in the courtyard. Really fun time. Will definitely come again.

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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

This place is really cool to go watch a play, they are not always open and doing some construction right now, but it is very nice and a great place to see while you are in Odessa

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Odessa, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

A great place for the Theatre, or musical. Not a bad seat in the house. it is cool through the winter time. An older place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Great production, actors were awesome, a fun and entertaining atmosphere. Will do again and again. A great way to have a good time with friends or family. The performance was very professional and entertaining!

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