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“Shakespears best” 4 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 #19 of 519 things to do in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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“Shakespears best”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This was a wonderful performance of The Merchat Of Venice. The outdoor theater was perfect for a very warm September night.

Visited September 2013
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Tempe, Arizona
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“Excellent Shakespeare”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Outstanding setting for Shakespeare, and outstanding production. The actors make the language very accessible.

Visited August 2013
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san diego
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“Summer Shakespeare a must.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We always purchase the summer Shakespeare series here. The productions are magical including an open stage that utilizes the natural trees behind it among other fantastic visuals. The plaza in front of the Old Globe enclave is a great meeting place, in a great Park (even if you only people watch and dont have tickets) and Molly's Pub serves light but filling fare and beverages. Recently we treated ourselves to one of the best lemon bars we have ever had. A peaceful and lovely evening is guaranteed at the Globe's Summer Shakespeare productions. Blankets and hearing devices are available for a nominal sum. Helps on those hard seats.

Visited August 2013
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“"Merchant of Venice" Was Outstanding”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Excellent intimate venue - we sat at the back center of the orchestra and no trouble seeing and hearing the performance. It did get a bit chilly (this was in August) so bring a blanket. The play was outstanding - beautifully acted performance lead by Miles Anderson as Shylock.

Visited August 2013
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Palm Beach, Florida
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“Be careful where you sit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Double Indemnity was great. Theater in the round is fabulous BUT do not let them sell you a seat at the end of the row that's next to the rail as the rail comes at an angle and you cananot sit comfortably. Otherwise, a fabulous theater and this performance was well staged and well played. We had an early dinner at Prado which was fine and got us there stress free with time to spare. What a treat this complex of theaters is.

Visited August 2013
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