Ghosts - Shakespeare's Globe

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Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London
10 November 2023 - 28 January 2024
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In a Globe first, experience a thrilling new revival of Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in London.

Joe Hill-Gibbins (The Marriage of Figaro, ENO) directs and adapts a new version of this searing exploration of family secrets and forbidden desire, all set within the atmospheric, candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

Ghosts is playing at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse from 10 November 2023 to 28 January 2024.

What's the story of Ghosts?

‘There are ghosts everywhere. There are ghosts here right now.’

Plagued by the ugly truth of her late husband’s legacy, Helene vows to erase the past and start again. Ignorant to the reality of his father’s character, Osvald, her son, returns home to face an uncertain future. But when the ember of an illicit romance stands to ruin Helene’s plans to play happy family, she is forced to make a decision that threatens to engulf what’s left of her – and her son’s – life completely.

Who are the creative team of Ghosts?

Written by Henrik Ibsen, directed and adapted by Joe Hill-Gibbins.

Designed by Rosanna Vize.

Further creatives to be announced.

Show Information

Performance dates
10 November 2023 - 28 January 2024
Running time
To be confirmed
Performance days
Evenings: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Matinees: Sunday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.

Important Notes

Content Warning:

The play contains themes of incest, euthanasia, and references to suicide.

Venue Information

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 21 New Globe Walk, London, SE1 9DT
Nearest Tube or Train: London Bridge (Jubilee line, Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 45, 63, 100, 15, 17, 11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 76, 381 , RV1, 344

Ticket Information

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