The Old Globe Announces A ROOM WITH A VIEW & More for Spring Season

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The Old Globe Theatre at the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, San Diego, today released its four-month calendar for the March-June season, 2012, featuring musical versions of A ROOM WITH A VIEW, NOBODY LOVES YOU and THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS.

From March 2 to April 8, 2012 The Old Globe will present A ROOM WITH A VIEW, based on the novel by E.M. Forster. With book by Marc Acito, music by Jeffrey Stock, lyrics by Jeffrey Stock and Marc Acito, the musical will be directed by Scott Schwartz.

Based on the beloved novel that inspired the Academy Award-winning film comes a new musical. Amid the golden sunlight and violet-covered hills of Tuscany, shelterEd English girl Lucy Honeychurch meets freethinking George Emerson. For the first time, she glimpses a world of longing and passion she had never imagined. Back in her corseted Edwardian life, Lucy must decide whether to yield to convention or give up everything she has ever known.

From March 10 to April 15, the Old Glove will present ANNA CHRISTIE by Eugene O’Neill and directed by Daniel Goldstein.

The Old Globe’s “Classics Up Close” series will continue with Anna Christie, Eugene
O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece about the knotty relationship between an old
sailor and the daughter he hasn’t seen in almost 20 years. Their new bond becomes
strained when she falls in love with a young man whose seafaring life isn’t what her father
wants for her. When Anna reveals to both men the shameful secret she has been harboring,
they come to understand the harsh reality of her past and show her compassion, love and
forgiveness.

On March 23, 2012, The Old Globe will celebrate San Diego’s rich Hispanic community with
¡VIVA EL TEATRO!

Guests will enjoy a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres,
followed by an 8:00 p.m. performance of the World Premiere musical A ROOM WITH A VIEW.

The Old Globe Theatre will present THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, with music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb, book by David Thompson, direction and choreography by Susan Stroman from April 29 to June 10, 2012.

From the creators of Chicago, Cabaret and Kiss of the Spider Woman comes The Scottsboro Boys. This daring and wildly entertaining new musical, directed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, explores a pivotal moment in American history. Based on the notorious “Scottsboro” case of the 1930s, the story tells of the nine unjustly accused African American men whose lives would eventually spark the Civil Rights Movement. 

From May 9 to June 17, 2012 the Old Globe Theatre will present NOBODY LOVES YOU with music and lyrics by Gaby Alter, book and lyrics by Itamar Moses and directed by Michelle Tattenbaum.

When Jeff, a young grad student, joins a reality television show to try and win back his ex, he
unexpectedly meets a girl who might be the love of his life. But when seduced by the
adulation of his fans, Jeff must decide what is more important – fame or love? Nobody Loves You is an irreverent new pop musical comedy about the search for real relationships in a pop culture that is anything but. A World Premiere.

The Lowel Davies Festival Theatre's Shakespeare Festival 2012 will take place from June 3 to September 25 this year. The productions featured are RICHARD III, directed by Lindsay Posner, AS YOU LIKE IT, directed by Adrian Noble, and INHERIT THE WIND by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, directed by Adrian Noble.

In Inherit the Wind, Two powerhouse lawyers face off in a small-town with the eyes of an entire nation upon them when a professor is arrested for teaching Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution in his classroom. When the issue goes to trial, the two attorneys must passionately confront
questions of faith and science in a heated courtroom. This fictional re-creation of the
infamous Scopes Monkey Trial tackles issues that are every bit as relevant today as they
were in 1925.

Find more information and get tickets for all these events on The Old Globe Website: www.TheOldGlobe.org

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