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The Old Globe

The Tony Award-winning Old Globe

The Tony Award-winning Old Globe is one of the country’s leading professional regional theatres and has stood as San Diego’s flagship arts institution for over 80 years. Under the leadership of Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, The Old Globe produces a year-round season of 15 productions of classic, contemporary, and new works on its three Balboa Park stages. More than 250,000 people attend Globe productions annually and participate in the theatre’s Arts Engagement  programs. Numerous world premieres such as the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Bright Star, Allegiance, The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,and the annual holiday musical Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! have been developed at The Old Globe.

Neighborhood: Downtown

1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101-1696

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(619) 23G-LOBE
tickets@theoldglobe.org

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

The Old Globe
Nov 5 - Dec 26, 2016

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book.

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Picasso At The Lapin Agile

The Old Globe
Feb 4 - Mar 12, 2017

Steve Martin continues his creative relationship with The Old Globe, returning for the third time with this clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit. Paris, 1904: The Lapin Agile, beloved watering hole to struggling artists and would-be geniuses, welcomes two soon-to-be legends for one extraordinary night. Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein, whose egos are as big as their intellects, spar with the regulars and each other about art, science, inspiration, love, and the promise of the 20th century. Throw into this mix a mysterious visitor with a penchant for blue suede shoes, and you're in for a brilliant and witty evening in the theatre.

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The Blameless

The Old Globe
Feb 23 - Mar 26, 2017

Developed in The Old Globe's 2016 New Voices Festival, The Blameless is a compassionate and moving look at the power of familial bonds in the most extraordinary of circumstances. The boisterous Garcia family has always tackled their days with warmth, humor, and tough love. But today is no ordinary day. Struggling to recover from a painful event in their past, they must find a way to hold everything together as they welcome to dinner the one man who might help them heal - or reopen their wounds. Gaye Taylor Upchurch (Bethany and The Last Match) returns to the Globe to helm this world premiere look at love, family, and hope.

The Globe at a Glance:

  • The sixth-largest regional theatre in the country
  • A not-for-profit theatre with an annual budget averaging $20 million
  • Provides more than 20 different community and education programs
  • Has sent 20 productions to Broadway since 1987

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