Michelle Terry Named New Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe

London News   Michelle Terry Named New Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe The Olivier winner will step into the role officially beginning April 2018.
Michelle Terry in <i>As You Like It</i>
Michelle Terry in As You Like It Photo by Simon Kane

Michelle Terry will replace Emma Rice as the new artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe in London starting in October. The Olivier-winning performer will become artistic director designate in October and will fully take over the role in April 2018.

Terry, an Olivier winner for her performance in Tribes, is a regular performer with the Royal Shakespeare Company and at the Globe.

Rice leaves the Globe after two seasons in charge. She recently established Wise Children, a new theatre company that has secured regular Arts Council England funding.

Read: GLOBE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR EMMA RICE ANNOUNCES NEW COMPANY

Terry has most recently been seen as Henry V at the Open Air theatre in Regent’s Park, London. She also co-wrote and starred in The Café, which aired on Sky1 for three years.

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