Photo Flash: First Look at The Old Globe's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

November 12
3:01 PM 2013

The Old Globe presents The Old Globe/University of San Diego Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, continues through Nov. 17 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is tonight, Nov. 9 at 8:00 p.m. Directed by James Newcomb, Much Ado About Nothing tickets can be purchased online at, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office. Check out a first look below!

Weaving wit, romance, and comedy, Much Ado About Nothing is a whirlwind race to the finish line of "happily ever after." Everyone can see that confirmed bachelor Benedick and headstrong Beatrice are meant for each other-except for Benedick and Beatrice themselves. Love may conquer all, but not without a few battles along the way, and the verbal sparring between these two lovers has never been so much fun to watch.

The cast features Erin Elizabeth Adams (Margaret), Meaghan Boeing (Beatrice), Lindsay Brill (Antonia, Verges), Charlotte Bydwell (Ursula), Lowell Byers (Don Pedro), Jamal Douglas (Conrade, Messenger), Adam Gerber (Don John, Dogberry), Kushtrim Hoxha (Leonato), Stephen Hu (Claudio), Tyler Kent (Friar, Sexton), Allison Layman (Hero), Robbie Simpson (Benedick), Megan M. Storti (Bazira, Watch), and Patrick Zeller (Borachio).

Tickets to Much Ado About Nothing can be purchased online at, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Performances at the Sheryl and Harvey WhiteTheatre begin on Nov. 9 and continue through Nov. 17. Tickets are $19. Performance times: Saturday, Nov. 9 at 8:00 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14 at 8:00 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15 at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Discounts are available for students, seniors, and groups of 10 or more.

Photos by JT MacMillan

Robbie Simpson, Meaghan Boeing

Stephen Hu, Allison Layman


Meaghan Boeing, Allison Layman

Meaghan Boeing, Robbie Simpson

Adam Gerber

Lowell Byers, Allison Layman, Lindsay Brill


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