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Old Globe Theatre

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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...more
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1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101-1696
Balboa Park
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the years, I had heard the name Huey Lewis and The News but didn't pay much attention. I am not one to follow music groups. When the Old Globe advertised the musical The Heart of Rock & Roll I bought tickets for my family...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated our 4 year anniversary recently, and part of the evening included Barefoot in the Park at the Old Globe. As usual it was an excellent production, with great acting and set design.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great compact theater in Balboa Park. Managed to get tickets on the day for The Heart of Rock & Roll, featuring music inspired by Huey Lewis & the News, which was excellent. There are food and drinks on sale at the patio outside the theater...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw the debut of an original musical comedy featuring the music of Huey Lewis. Acting, singing, and choreography were amazing. Old Globe Theatre was cozy and charming.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to see Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing at the Old Globe which was actually at the Lowell Davies Theater (part of the same complex). While the Old Globe is indoors, the Lowell Davies is outdoors. The seat aren't as comfortable as the Old...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

I was in town for business and thought I would treat myself to a night of Shakespeare. The venue was really fun. It's outdoors in the park and they even offered blankets for rental to keep you warm. The uber driver seemed to know what...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

The Old Globe theatre is excellent. To quality performances including Shakespeare. Always new productions and professional entertainment.

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Reviewed August 19, 2018

It’s a charming location based on Old Globe in Stratford so viewing is in the round. Plays vary and we’ve see one acts, ensembles, etc. Like that it’s located in a Balboa Park and you can even walk from Cucina Urbana. Staff is helpful

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Lorax (playing through Aug 12 2018) is an amazing musical that you should not miss! We were visiting from SC and stumbled across the listing for the show and bought tickets. It was wonderful! Of course just getting to see the theater and spend...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The Lorax matinee today was filled with kids and families.... learning (through the rhyme of Dr Seuss) to take care of trees and our environment! It was an energetic show with incredibly creative use of puppetry.... it’s worth it to see, even if to experience...More

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Response from Alan K | Reviewed this property |
Business casual should be worn. This is a really nice venue.