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“Great Shows!” 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 #31 of 404 things to do in San Diego
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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.
Las Vegas, Nevada
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86 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great Shows!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

When in San Diego we love to see a play here. Great quality of actors but we love that the theatre is not to big so almost anywhere you sit is a good seat.

Visited May 2012
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New York City, New York
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“Beautiful comfortable theatre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

I saw the production "Allegiance" starring Lea Salonga and George Takei at the Old Globe, there are 3 theatres in the complex including an open air space.

Visited October 2012
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San Diego, California
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“Good People Production”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Loved this production. Engaging personal story about low-wage workers in Boston trying to survive. Insightful and timely play, especially given the current political conversation today (although policy/politics is not overtly discussed in the play), and it provided an interesting perspective on those just trying to get by in America with the cards stacked against them. Moving, humorous, engaging, and entertaining. Highly recommended!

It's in a small theatre where all the seats looked great. A definite steal if you are under age 30 and can get $20 tickets, like we did, but I would also say it's worth full-price tickets as well.

Visited October 2012
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San Diego, California
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“From here to Broadway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

You won't see better theater. The latest and greatest shows. 17 shows that started here wound up on Broadway. The big time, including How to Succeed in Business with Matthew Broderick, and Jersey Boys.

Visited October 2012
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Culver City, California
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“Great setting for live theatre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Saw the world premiere production of the new musical ALLEGIANCE. Very nice older theater building in the heart of Balboa Park. Lots of grand old buildings, fountains, nice landscaping in the park. Make sure to allow time on a nice evening to walk around before the show. We found free parking , not too close but the walk to and from was really nice.

Visited September 2012
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