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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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Red Velvet

The Old Globe
Mar 25 - Apr 30, 2017

This stirring drama transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London's Theatre Royal in the early 1800s. Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, can't go on tonight as...

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Skeleton Crew

The Old Globe
Apr 8 - May 7, 2017

Times are tough in 2008 Detroit, but there's still one working auto plant. The long hours and demanding shifts have turned the line workers into a family. The firm, compassionate Faye holds them...

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The Old Man and The Old Moon

The Old Globe
May 13 - Jun 18, 2017

"This is a story of time and tides and quests, the sort of fable on which mythologies and religions are founded," says Ben Brantley of The New York Times . Now, after delighting audiences in New...

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Thinking Shakespeare Live!

The Old Globe
May 20, 2017

For many San Diegans, their ability to understand and appreciate the wonders of the Bard during our Summer Shakespeare Festival has increased exponentially since they joined us for Thinking...

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The Imaginary Invalid

The Old Globe
May 27 - Jun 25, 2017

The acclaimed artists of Fiasco Theater are back! Fiasco delighted Globe audiences with their reinvented Into the Woods , and now they take on one of the greatest comedy writers of all time:...

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King Richard II

The Old Globe
Jun 11 - Jul 15, 2017

By William Shakespeare Directed by Erica Schmidt Robert Sean Leonard (TV's "House," The Old Globe's Pygmalion) returns to the Globe in the title role of one of the greatest of Shakespeare's...

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Guys and Dolls

The Old Globe
Jul 2 - Aug 13, 2017

Guys and Dolls tops Entertainment Weekly's list of the Greatest Musicals of All Time, and for good reason: it's everything we love in musical theatre. Now fast-rising director/choreographer Josh...

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Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!

The Old Globe
Jul 22 - Aug 27, 2017

Inventive comic genius Ken Ludwig, whose Baskerville brought Sherlock Holmes to the Globe, is back with a brand-new Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy about another icon: Robin Hood! Packed with...

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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