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“Like going back in time” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old Globe Theatre

Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101 (Balboa Park)
619-234-5623
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Ranked #5 of 245 Attractions in San Diego
Type: Theaters, Performances
Activities: Arts and crafts
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Owner description: One of the nation's top regional theaters, the Old Globe continues to draw more than 300,000 people annually.
Vancouver Island
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68 reviews 68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Like going back in time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

It's outside theatre be sure to wear something warm it does cool down at night. They do provide blankets for you. The bar is ok Would be nice if they allowed you take a drink with you. After all some of the more prestigious theatres in London allow a cocktail during the show. We really enjoyed the show and will go back next summer.

Visited August 2011
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Columbus, Ohio
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“One of the best theatres in San Diego”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Have seen several productions there and the theatres (there are three I believe in the complex) are all excellant.

Visited May 2012
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portland, oregon
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“Scottsboro Boys in the middle of the park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Marvelous production, price of seats had been reduced for seniors, charming location in the park. But get there early to find a nearby place for your car.

Visited June 2012
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El Cajon, California
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“A playgoers venue”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

It regularly presents good theatre. The summer is Shakespeare time in the Lowell Davies Theatre (There are 3 theatres here). Often times they will outdoor seminars before a Shakespeare play. They have a small cafe with sandwiches and salads.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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“A Must Go”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

We have seen several shows here. Wonderful acting, stage design, lighting and costumes. The performers will even pause if a plane flies over! They have blankets if it is chilly (but bring your own, you will be more cozy). You can also pre-purchase drinks (alcohol, hot chocolate, etc) before the show and they will have it set out for you at intermission.

Check out their Shakespear summer!

Visited February 2012
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