VIDEO: First Look at HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS? at the Old GlobeVIDEO: First Look at HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS? at the Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2018

The Old Globe today presents the Globe's 21st annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!The holiday musical will run November 3 - December 29 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run November 3 - November 7. Opening night is Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. The Grinch isdirected by James Vasquez, with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin. The original production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! was conceived and directed by Jack O'Brien with additional lyrics by Theodor S. Geisel, additional music by Albert Hague, and original choreography by John DeLuca. (more...)

Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER to Hold Industry Readings Featuring Mamie Parris & MoreBritta Johnson's LIFE AFTER to Hold Industry Readings Featuring Mamie Parris & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

The Old Globe in association with Yonge Street Theatricals will present a by-invitation-only industry reading of the new musical Life After on Thursday, December 6 at 2:00 p.m. and Friday, December 7 at Noon at Ripley Grier Studios in New York City. The reading will help the creative team prepare for the musical's upcoming American premiere this winter at The Old Globe in San Diego, where it will run from March 22 to April 28, 2019.  (more...)

The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESARThe Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Directed by Allegra Libonati, the classic political tragedy will run October 20-28, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, October 20 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to Julius Caesar are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

The Old Globe Announces Casting of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!The Old Globe Announces Casting of HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 21st annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The holiday musical will run November 3 - December 29 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run November 3 - November 7. Opening night is Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. The Grinch is directed by James Vasquez, with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin. The original production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! was conceived and directed by Jack O'Brien with additional lyrics by Theodor S. Geisel, additional music by Albert Hague, and original choreography by John DeLuca. (more...)

The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents JULIUS CAESARThe Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents JULIUS CAESAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program presentation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Directed by Allegra Libonati, the classic political tragedy will run October 20-28, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, October 20 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to Julius Caesar are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

Review Roundup: Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke Lead THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL in San DiegoReview Roundup: Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke Lead THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL in San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

The Old Globe's 2018-2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abrams and story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams. What did the critics have to say? (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLLVIDEO: Go Inside THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2018

The Old Globe's 2018-2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abramsand story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLLPhoto Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Old Globe's 2018-2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abrams and story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams. Check out a first look at the show below! (more...)

Huey Lewis Talks Bringing His Music to the Stage in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLLHuey Lewis Talks Bringing His Music to the Stage in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, is making its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, led by Broadway's Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke. Huey Lewis himself chatted with The San Diego Union-Tribune about bringing his music to the stage.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet The Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL at The Old Globe, Starring Matt Doyle and Katie Rose ClarkePhoto Flash: Meet The Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL at The Old Globe, Starring Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

Get a first look at the cast of The Heart of Rock and Roll, the new musical featuring songs by Huey Lewis and the News. The musical is making its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego. (more...)

VIDEO: Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and the Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at The Old Globe Perform Songs From the MusicalVIDEO: Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and the Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at The Old Globe Perform Songs From the Musical
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2018

The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, is making its world premiere at the Old Globe in San Diego. NBC San Diego gave a preview of the show, including performances by Broadway vets Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and more. Check out the video below! (more...)

Complete Company And Creative Team Announced For PAM FARR SUMMER SHAKESPEARE STUDIO 2018Complete Company And Creative Team Announced For PAM FARR SUMMER SHAKESPEARE STUDIO 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

The Old Globe today announced the complete company and creative team for the Pam Farr Summer Shakespeare Studio, named for the Globe Board member whose generosity supports a four-week program for rising 9th - 12th grade students and recent high school graduates to develop foundational skills for reading, interpreting, and performing Shakespeare's plays, and to cultivate their own artistic voice through storytelling and creating original material. (more...)

Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke to Lead The Old Globe's THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLLMatt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke to Lead The Old Globe's THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

The Old Globe today announced casting as its 2018-2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News. (more...)

Globe Guilders Will Host 28th Annual Fashion Show CELEBRATING COUTURE 2018Globe Guilders Will Host 28th Annual Fashion Show CELEBRATING COUTURE 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

The Globe Guilders are pleased to announce their 28th annual fashion show and luncheon, Celebrating Couture 2018, presented by Neiman Marcus, to benefit The Old Globe's artistic and arts engagement programs. Once again, Neiman Marcus is producing The Art of Fashion, an exclusively curated show featuring the Fall collections of several celebrated designers, including an exclusive preview of 18 gowns from Zac Posen's Pre-Fall 2018 Collection. Celebrating Couture 2018 will take place on Thursday, August 16, 2018 in the Costa Del Mar Ballroom of the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. (more...)

Barry Edelstein's THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE! Returns to the Old GlobeBarry Edelstein's THINKING SHAKESPEARE LIVE! Returns to the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

For many San Diegans, their ability to understand and appreciate the wonders of the Bard during our Summer Shakespeare Festival has increased exponentially since they joined The Old Globe for Thinking Shakespeare Live!, a 90-minute exploration of the language of Shakespeare led by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and assisted by three professional classical actors. This special free program celebrates TCG's newly released revised edition of Edelstein's book Thinking Shakespeare: A How-To Guide for Student Actors, Directors, and Anyone Else Who Wants to Feel More Comfortable with the Bard. (more...)

The Old Globe Presents Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley: From Slavery To Modiste, A Free coLAB PresentationThe Old Globe Presents Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley: From Slavery To Modiste, A Free coLAB Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

For the second consecutive year, The Old Globe will participate in the George Stevens Senior Center's annual Juneteenth Celebration by presenting an original play developed in the coLAB workshop: Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley: From Slavery to Modiste. Written by local community member and new playwright Claudia Thompson, it will be directed by the award-winning Delicia Turner Sonnenberg (Skeleton Crew at the Globe last spring). (more...)

Free Monday Night Summer Shakespeare Film Screenings at The Old Globe this JulyFree Monday Night Summer Shakespeare Film Screenings at The Old Globe this July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

The Old Globe will once again share some of its favorite Shakespearean cinema as a complement to its stage productions with the return of Free Monday Night Film Screenings, presented in conjunction with the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Curated by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and introduced by KPBS's "Cinema Junkie" Beth Accomando, the films include Fred Wilcox's Forbidden Planet on July 9, Ralph Fiennes's Coriolanus on July 16, Orson Welles's Othello on July 30, and Ian McKellen's Richard III on August 27. Admission is free. Seating for each film is first-come, first-served and by general admission. The line begins one hour before each screening. (more...)

DR. SEUSS'S THE LORAX Begins Performances at The Old Globe This MonthDR. SEUSS'S THE LORAX Begins Performances at The Old Globe This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The Old Globe, together with Children's Theatre Company (CTC), and in partnership with The Old Vic, today updated information for Dr. Seuss's The Lorax in its U.S. premiere. The production, based on the book The Lorax by Dr. Seuss, is adapted for the stage by David Greig (Artistic Director of Royal Lyceum Theatre Company; recent work: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Cover My Tracks) with music and lyrics written by Charlie Fink (front man/songwriter for the hit musical group Noah and the Whale, 2007-2015). (more...)

NATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner VenuesNATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner Venues
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

The Globe is happy to announce that the Globe for All Tour will continue to bring shows to the community in 2018, with support provided by Theatre Forward's Advancing Strong Theatre grant program. Following the Globe engagement of Karen Zacarias's hilarious comedy directed by Edward Torres, Native Gardens will travel June 28 through July 1 to four of our community partner venues for free performances in South Bay, Lemon Grove, Otay Mesa, and Oceanside. Developed in the 2017 Powers New Voices Festival, it runs through June 24 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and then hits the road! (more...)

GLOBE: AXIS Event Series Joins Free Tuesdays In The Park Starting 6/6GLOBE: AXIS Event Series Joins Free Tuesdays In The Park Starting 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

The Old Globe continues to make theatre matter to more people by mixing up our FREE summer schedule of AXIS  events to include all the wonderful San Diegans and Balboa Park visitors who come to Free Tuesdays in Balboa Park! We invite families, dance and music lovers to join us on the Globe's Copley Plaza for this FREE special AXIS Summer Dance Series on Tuesdays, June 12, July 10 and August 21. We will also join in on the worldwide celebration of Make Music Day on Thursday, June 21.  (more...)

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