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Red Velvet

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 Othello, and his company is in disarray. A young American actor named Ira Aldridge arrives to step into the role - but no black man has ever played Othello on the English stage. His groundbreaking performance upends stage tradition and changes the lives of everyone involved. Lolita Chakrabarti's multi-award-winning play uncovers the fascinating true story of a pivotal figure in theatre history. Visionary director Rachel Chavkin (The Royale and Broadway's Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) returns to the Globe with a stunningly theatrical production of a play that the London Telegraph called "informative, entertaining, and thought-provoking."

Neighborhood: Downtown

The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101-1696

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619-234-5623

Date & Time

Mar 25 - Apr 30, 2017
Recurs every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

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Tickets start at $29

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1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101-1696

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Applications for 2017 Pam Farr Summer Shakespeare

Feb 6 - Apr 1, 2017

Starting Saturday, February 4, applications will become available online for the Globe's 2017 Pam Farr Summer Shakespeare Studio for high school students. The applications, which will be accepted through April 1, will be accessible at www.TheOldGlobe.org/studio-application.

The four-week program is a unique opportunity for rising 9th - 12th graders and recent graduates not only to develop foundational skills for reading, interpreting, and performing Shakespeare's plays, but also to cultivate their own artistic voice through storytelling and creating original material inspired by deep, personal connections to Shakespeare. This unique performance combines Shakespeare's words, today's popular songs, and original material generated by the Studio's company.

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Body Rock Dance Competition: Homecoming

Jun 3, 2017

Body Rock Dance Competition began as a small dance competition in San Diego with an audience of 300 people. Now one of the most prestigious dance competitions in Southern California, the event has gained International recognition. Hip Hop dance teams from: Japan, China, Russia, France, London, New Zealand, Australia, Philippines, Mexico, and Canada all bring their fiercest routines to realize the dream of sharing the stage with the Southern California dance community. It's more than a competition - its the Superbowl of dance.

Preshow: 4:00 PM

Run Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes

Children: All ages are welcome. All ages must have their own ticket.

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David Feherty - Live Off Tour!

Apr 7, 2017

How do you describe the offbeat antics of David Feherty? The New York Times called him "a cross between Oprah Winfrey and Johnny Carson."

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THE GEEZE & ME

Mar 31 - Apr 29, 2017

Rag Lady Productions Brings Music and Humor to the Truth about Aging..."WE GET HAPPIER" with the World Premiere of The Geeze & Me March 31 - April 29, 2017 at Tenth Avenue Arts Center, 930 Tenth Ave., San Diego, 92101

What if there was a musical - simultaneously serious and hilarious, that explores the wild ride of life's later years, addressing the good, the bad and the ugly of aging? The Geeze & Me is a musical production about the aging process, upsides and down.

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Events

Applications for 2017 Pam Farr Summer Shakespeare

Feb 6 - Apr 1, 2017
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Body Rock Dance Competition: Homecoming

Jun 3, 2017
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David Feherty - Live Off Tour!

Apr 7, 2017
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THE GEEZE & ME

Mar 31 - Apr 29, 2017
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