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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
+1 619-234-5623
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Old Globe Theatre, an internationally known theatre company, in San Diego's Balboa Park continues to inspire, mesmerize, educate, and delight all who pass through its doors. "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is a truly magical, heartwarming experience. November 3 - December 29, 2018

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Duane H
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

The Old Globe never disappoints, even when they let you down just a little. How so? Well, we have seen a lot of their productions. Sometimes, the direction is a bit odd. Sometimes, the script is a bit blah. Sometimes, an actor or two have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Inna K
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Was just at the production of the Heart of Rock ‘n’ Roll at the Old Globe Theatre. Was clueless about it, and was extremely impressed with a REALLY great play. Enormous amount talent, great stage set, funny & thoroughly enjoyable from start to finish. Such...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SANCarolyn
Reviewed 4 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Mytravelbucket
Reviewed 24 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ShawneeRd
Reviewed 21 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank DABSMO
Reviewed 18 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank travelerF8022HU
Reviewed 14 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ccrowe3
Reviewed 28 August 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank escapium
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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30 September 2018|
Response from escapium | Reviewed this property |
I took an uber, so it wasn't an issue.
31 August 2017|
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Response from Alan K | Reviewed this property |
Business casual should be worn. This is a really nice venue.