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Tickets currently available from 13th September 2024 to 26th October 2024

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Immerse yourself in the charm of Edwardian seaside beauty pageants this summer with the remarkable new play, "Princess Essex," crafted by Anne Odeke.

Transported to the vibrant setting of Southend-on-Sea in 1908, you're invited to follow Princess Dinubolu of Senegal as she takes the stage in a beauty contest held at the iconic Kursaal, Europe’s largest entertainment complex.

About "Princess Essex":

Experience the exhilarating comedy at the Globe's enchanting open-air theater, as this spirited play unfolds the true story of the first woman of color to grace a UK beauty pageant. Written and performed by the talented Anna Odeke, marking her debut as a playwright at the Globe, the narrative delves into themes of identity, courage, beauty, and the quest for belonging. Prepare to be captivated by this unabashedly authentic retelling of a truly remarkable tale.

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Theatre Address

Shakespeare's Globe,
21 New Globe Walk,
Bankside,
London,
SE1 9DT

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