The 2018 Rose Readathon

The Rose Playhouse


Six plays read in six hours on the stage of the Rose Playhouse! Three will be by Shakespeare [Titus Andronicus, Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night's Dream] and three by Marlowe [Tamburlaine part 1, The Jew of Malta and Dr Faustus]. For participants, roles will be drawn out of a hat. For audience members, there will be a synopsis of each play.

12.00 Tamburlaine 13.00 Titus Andronicus 14.00 The Jew of Malta 15.00 Twelfth Night 16.00 Dr Faustus 17.00 A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A number of celebrities may make an appearance during the Readathon. Where possible, participants should arrive 10-15 minutes before the start of each play - exact timetable available through the ticketing link below. Book by May 31st - additional donation requested on door for cash payments!

A phone call to say that you're cancelling would be appreciated 020 7261 9565.

Readathon Tickets Link 2018

The Rose is an indoor archaeological site, it is advisable to dress with an extra layer as there is no heating. There are also no toilets so please use Shakespeare’s Globe just a few hundred metres away. 

Please arrive 15 minutes before the production starts to pay for or collect your tickets.

Booking Information

Box Office

020 7261 9565