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The Old Globe
The Old Globe

The Old Globe

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1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 234-5623
https://www.theoldglobe.org/
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Must see world class plays and entertainments. Pre-show dining and bistro. Beautiful setting in Balboa PArk.

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Wonderful theater in beautiful Balboa Park with first class live theater, often with well known actors. We are just a quick ride from Hollywood!

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Santa Monica, California

Must see world class plays and entertainments. Pre-show dining and bistro. Beautiful setting in Balboa PArk.

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We love the Old Globe. We are season ticket holders and haven't been disappointed yet! If you have little ones, be sure to check out San Diego Junior theatre. Some of the productions they've done rival the Old Globe.

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Concord, California

Shakespeare in the summer is not to be missed. People come from all over the world to participate. The sets, the costumes, the acting is over the top!

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One of the country's best regional theater complexes, with both modern and Shakespeare productions.

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Local from San Diego, California

See a play in the heart of Balboa Park! This beautiful theatre plays Shakespeare and other plays all year round; a must see for you theatre buffs!

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GREAT THEATER...TRY THE GRINCH THAT STOLE CHRISTMAS IF YOUR ARE STAYING DURING THE HOLIDAYS.

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Wonderful place to see so many great plays. Our family favorite is of course 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'

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Local from Del Mar, California

Check to see what is presently showing here. Often two performances throughout the year. In the summer, enjoy the outdoor Shakespeare plays.

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Local from El Cajon, California

Here is another opportunity for Carl and Vicki, as season ticket holders, to get you tickets to a theater experience either at the Old Globe or the Harvey White, both located in beautiful Balboa Park. Set up an evening with dinner at the Prado resturant in the park, just a short walk back to the theaters. Based on availability.

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Local from San Diego, California, USA

The Old Globe Theater in San Diego is one of the best theatrical venues in the area. Many broadway shows have gotten their start here. Many famous actors spent their early years honing their craft here. Top notch productions are a mainstay here. You usually cannot go wrong.

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Redwood City, California, USA

Home of wonderful plays and theater acts. Good for the whole family and a great experience overall. The plays are affordable and they offer group rates for any group with more than 10 people.

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A Tony Award-winning theatre producing 12 or more works annually on 3 stages, one outdoors. Special emphasis on Shakespeare during summer.

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Love the Old Globe, we've seen every performance since we've moved to San Diego and all were excellent without exception. Next Stop: San Diego is happy to arrange tickets for our guests using our Season Ticket discount. Arrange for tickets in advance as many performances (especially weekends) sell out.

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Emeryville, California, USA

I love the Old Globe! So much history and character in this playhouse. During the holidays, try to catch a showing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas and be sure to take a picture under the gigantic, whimsically decorated trees outside.

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Local from San Diego, CA
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The Old Globe is a replica of the Globe Theater in Chicago, which in turn is a copy of the original Globe Theater in London, England. The theaters are open in the center with a roof over the seating on the sides. It’s an outdoor theater with all the comfort of an indoor theater. The sound is great and there really isn’t a bad seat in the house. A renowned theater, expect to see Tony award winning actors, television and film stars, and listed celebs. The Theatre is located in beautiful Balboa Park. Plan extra time for parking, especially on weekends and during high-traffic summer months!

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I love going to the Old Globe to see How the Grinch Stole Christmas every year. As a beautiful replica of Shakespeare's Globe Theater in London, The Old Globe is an excellent venue for theatrical productions, musicals, and choral/band events. Plus, its location inside Balboa Park makes for a historic and elegant setting for any performance.

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If you love theater - do not miss seeing a show at THE GLOBE!

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Great venue for live theatre!

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San Diego's best theater!

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