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Old Globe Theatre

1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101-1696
+1 619-234-5623
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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: the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the 600-seat Old Globe Theatre and the 250-seat Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, both part of The Old Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and the 605-seat outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, home of its internationally renowned Shakespeare Festival. More than 250,000 people attend Globe productions annually and participate in the theatre’s education and community 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 and have gone on to enjoy highly successful runs on Broadway and at regional theatres across the country.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101-1696
Balboa Park
+1 619-234-5623
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

Almost always a great show. The Old Globe is actually 3 thratres in one. It is known as a launching pad for shows that have eventually gone to Broadway. Parking has become a little more difficult, since Mayor Filner decided to demolish the closest parking...More

Thank SDBeachbum
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Just saw Othello in the Old Globe's outdoor theatre with Blair Underwood and Richard Thomas heading up the cast. It was an outstanding performance and experience, as are all my visits to the Old Globe. This was especially exciting because the headliners were well known...More

Thank lindamg42
Reviewed 2 July 2014

While on the Old Trolley Tour (which by the way was GREAT), our tour guide Jack told us about the production of Othello, starring Blaire Underwood and Richard Thomas being shown at the Old Globe in Balboa Park. My daughter and I, both fans of...More

Thank jlindernj
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Great venue, excellent plays, talented actors. I have been a subscriber for years. It is a world-class experience.

Thank khfdez
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The Old Globe company surprises. The plays well chosen and the acting superb. This isn't only Shakespeare. Look to see what's playing, you won't be disappointed

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Top notch theater. A+ acting. Easy parking or take public transportation. A must see if visiting San Diego.

Thank FredM737
Reviewed 26 June 2014

have been to the Old Globe several times, this visit I saw "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike". Thoroughly enjoyed the production, great actors and a very funny play.

Thank skeerlee
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The Old Globe Theater complex is justifiably proud of itself as they have a long and consistent reputation for theater. Not everything is great, but it's all quality. The location is simply superb, and the facilities are neat and clean. For the theater-goer, the experience...More

Thank guyinca
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I have been coming to the Old Globe for over 20 years and enjoy it every time. I thought I should share this those who are visiting San Diego and may be considering seeing a show there. It is worth it.

Thank SanDiegoGuy1
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Adjacent to the Museum of Man's iconic California Tower is the Old Globe theater complex. They have some very innovative plays that have a tendency to land on Broadway. Although, I have often thought that the La Jolla Playhouse has better staging, the Old Globe's...More

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5 June 2017|
Response from db7477 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest business casual. Some men wear sport coats but without ties. It's really personal preference. Wouldn't recommend shorts for either men or women.
Michael P
17 January 2017|
Response from ehofmeister | Property representative |
Thanks for the question, Michael! The front row seats are wonderful, but of course some people prefer sitting farther back to have more perspective. There are always plenty of people who love to be as close to the action... More

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