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SCR Presents REST as Part of Pacific Playwrights Festival, Now thru 4/27SCR Presents REST as Part of Pacific Playwrights Festival, Now thru 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

What happens when an elderly patient with dementia goes missing in a northern Idaho blizzard, leaving his wife and others behind to face the unknown? The story is Rest, a heartbreakingly funny and tender play commissioned by South Coast Repertory from Samuel D. Hunter. SCR Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson directs the world premiere of Rest, today, March 28-April 27, on the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

SCR to Present REST as Part of Pacific Playwrights Festival, 3/28-4/27SCR to Present REST as Part of Pacific Playwrights Festival, 3/28-4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

What happens when an elderly patient with dementia goes missing in a northern Idaho blizzard, leaving his wife and others behind to face the unknown? The story is Rest, a heartbreakingly funny and tender play commissioned by South Coast Repertory from Samuel D. Hunter. SCR Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson directs the world premiere of Rest, March 28-April 27, on the Segerstrom Stage. The show is a cornerstone production of SCR's Pacific Playwrights Festival. Tickets are available online: www.scr.org. (more...)

The Old Globe Welcomes New Board Members for 2014The Old Globe Welcomes New Board Members for 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The Old Globe's Annual Meeting was held on January 27 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. After a reception in the Ottenstein Lobby, outgoing Old Globe Board Chair Harold W. Fuson, Jr. welcomed the Board of Directors and guests and announced the newly elected Board and Executive Committee members, including his successor as Board Chair, Elaine Bennett Darwin. Managing Director Michael G. Murphy gave an update on the Globe's financial position and presented highlights of the 2013 fiscal year, and Artistic Director Barry Edelstein spoke about the artistic future of the Globe and its place in the San Diego community. The meeting was followed by a reception and dinner for the Board of Directors, Ambassadors, and Founders Level Donors at the Prado Ballroom in Balboa Park's historic House of Hospitality. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Chance Theater's THE SECRET GARDENPhoto Flash: First Look at Chance Theater's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Chance Theater presents the fifth show of its 15th Anniversary Season - a family-friendly holiday offering The Secret Garden - The Musical with book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Marsha Norman, music by Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon, and directed by Casey Long and KC Wilkerson. The Secret Garden - The Musical opened on November 30 and continues through December 29 at Chance Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

THE SECRET GARDEN - THE MUSICAL to Open 11/30 at Chance TheaterTHE SECRET GARDEN - THE MUSICAL to Open 11/30 at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

Chance Theater presents the fifth show of its 15th Anniversary Season - a family-friendly holiday offering The Secret Garden - The Musical with book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Marsha Norman, music by Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon, and directed by Casey Long and KC Wilkerson. The Secret Garden - The Musical will preview on November 29 and 30, open November 30 and continue through December 29 at Chance Theater. (more...)

2013 Globe Gala Raises Over $1 Million for Artistic/Education Programs2013 Globe Gala Raises Over $1 Million for Artistic/Education Programs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2013

The Old Globe's 2013 Gala, "A Magical Evening," netted more than $1 million for the theater's artistic and educational activities. Co-chaired by Nina Doede and Sheryl White, the black tie event was held on Saturday, Sept. 21 on the Globe's historic campus in Balboa Park. Lead underwriters for the evening wereAudrey S. Geisel and Darlene Marcos Shiley. Other major donors included Debra Turner and Conrad Prebys, along with Sheryl and Harvey White, Nina and Robert Doede, Vicki and Carl Zeiger, Mary Beth Adderley, Pam Wagner, Valerie and Harry Cooper, Gillian and Tony Thornley, Pam Farr, Elaine and Dave Darwin, Joan and Irwin Jacobs and Laurie Mitchell and Brent Woods, with many other guests making generous gifts. (more...)

Gideon Glick, Eva Kaminsky & More to Star in Old Globe's THE FEW; Full Cast AnnouncedGideon Glick, Eva Kaminsky & More to Star in Old Globe's THE FEW; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the World Premiere comedy The Few by award-winning playwright Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale). Directed by Davis McCallum, The Few will run Sept. 28 - Oct. 27, 2013 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Sept. 28 - Oct. 2. Opening night is Thursday, Oct. 3 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

Samuel D. Hunter's THE WHALE Comes to SCR, 3/10-31Samuel D. Hunter's THE WHALE Comes to SCR, 3/10-31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013

Small-town Idaho is the setting for the characters who inhabit the world of Samuel D. Hunter's The Whale. The people and the place draw you deep into the story through Hunter's skillful writing. (more...)

Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE Ends Extended Run at the Old Globe Today, 10/28Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE Ends Extended Run at the Old Globe Today, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2012

The Old Globe's World Premiere of Allegiance - A New American Musical ends its extended run today, October 28. (more...)

Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE Extends Run at the Old Globe Through 10/28Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE Extends Run at the Old Globe Through 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

The Old Globe today announced that the World Premiere of Allegiance - A New American Musical will receive an additional week of performances and will now run through October 28. (more...)

The Old Globe Elects New Board Members for 2012The Old Globe Elects New Board Members for 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012

The Old Globe's Annual Meeting was held on January 30 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: South Coast Rep to Present TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21-11/20Photo Flash: South Coast Rep to Present TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2011

Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson will direct the work of an old friend when South Coast Repertory presents Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful Oct. 21 through Nov. 20 on the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

SCR Presents THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21 - 11/20SCR Presents THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21 - 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011

Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson will direct the work of an old friend when South Coast Repertory presents Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful Oct. 21 through Nov. 20 on the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: South Coast Rep to Present TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21-11/20Photo Flash: South Coast Rep to Present TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2011

Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson will direct the work of an old friend when South Coast Repertory presents Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful Oct. 21 through Nov. 20 on the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: South Coast Rep to Present TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21-11/20Photo Flash: South Coast Rep to Present TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2011

Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson will direct the work of an old friend when South Coast Repertory presents Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful Oct. 21 through Nov. 20 on the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

SCR Presents THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21 - 11/20SCR Presents THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 10/21 - 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Founding Artistic Director Martin Benson will direct the work of an old friend when South Coast Repertory presents Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful Oct. 21 through Nov. 20 on the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: 2011 Globe Gala Honoring Audrey GeiselPhoto Flash: 2011 Globe Gala Honoring Audrey Geisel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2011

The Old Globe hosted its annual Gala on Saturday, July 30 honoring San Diego philanthropist Audrey Geisel and her significant contributions to the Globe. Darlene Shiley and Sheryl White served as 2011 Gala Co-Chairs. (more...)

CINDERALLA, MISALLIANCE, et al. Set for South Coast Repertory SeasonCINDERALLA, MISALLIANCE, et al. Set for South Coast Repertory Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2010

The South Coast Repertory Theater has announced its upcoming schedule for August through November, 2010. (more...)

CINDERALLA, MISALLIANCE, et al. Set for South Coast Repertory SeasonCINDERALLA, MISALLIANCE, et al. Set for South Coast Repertory Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2010

The South Coast Repertory Theater has announced its upcoming schedule for August through November, 2010. (more...)

South Coast Repertory Presents MISALLIANCE, 9/10-10/10South Coast Repertory Presents MISALLIANCE, 9/10-10/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2010

All the wrong men chase all the wrong women in Misalliance, an exuberant comedy from George Bernard Shaw that opens South Coast Repertory's 47th season. This witty classic, helmed by SCR Artistic Director Martin Benson, runs Sept. 10 through Oct. 10 on the Segerstrom Stage. (more...)

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