Cast and Creatives Announced For ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old GlobeCast and Creatives Announced For ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

As The Old Globe's 2019 Summer Shakespeare Festival continues, the theatre today announced the cast and creative team of the love-filled tragedy Romeo and Juliet. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to direct the greatest love story of all time, after helming a smash-hit production of Othello and a sales-record-breaking production of Hamlet. Performances will run August 11 - September 15 outdoors under the stars in the Globe's Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run August 11-16, with opening night on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Old Globe Presents Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE ITPhoto Flash: The Old Globe Presents Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

The Old Globe presents As You Like it, the Bard's fabulously charming romantic comedy, whose heroine is one of his most remarkable creations. The magical forest of Arden is the play's famous setting, where a gallery of eccentric characters comes together to find love, fortune, redemption...and themselves. (more...)

Cast And Creatives Of The Old Globe Production of AS YOU LIKE IT Announced!Cast And Creatives Of The Old Globe Production of AS YOU LIKE IT Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

As the 2019 Summer Shakespeare Festival kicks off, The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team with As You Like It, the Bard's fabulously charming romantic comedy, whose heroine is one of his most remarkable creations. Director Jessica Stone's recent body of work-including Barefoot in the Park, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, and Arms and the Man-has had Globe audiences rolling in the aisles. Her Shakespearean directing debut will run June 16 - July 21, 2019 outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run June 16-21 with opening night on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Celebrate HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. SHAKESPEARE! With A Free Public AXIS EventCelebrate HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. SHAKESPEARE! With A Free Public AXIS Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

The Old Globe invites people of all ages from San Diego and beyond to join us once again in celebrating our resident playwright William Shakespeare with Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare! on Saturday, April 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the Globe's campus in Balboa Park. The Bard's birthday-his 455th!-is a fitting and festive reason to recognize his countless contributions to arts and culture around the world. This exciting day for the whole family will include birthday games and activities, hosted by Globe Arts Engagement Programs Associate and Teaching Artist Damon J. Shearer. (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 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...)

BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING is the Perfect Summertime Romantic ComedyBWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING is the Perfect Summertime Romantic Comedy
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 21, 2018

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING is a perfect summertime romantic comedy that you don't want to miss. Playing on the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre at The Old Globe through September 16th (more...)

Photo Flash: Kathleen Marshall Directs MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: Kathleen Marshall Directs MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Marshall makes her triumphant return as director to our Festival Theatre stage with one of the greatest romantic comedies ever, in a production full of colorful characters, passionate poetry, and Shakespeare's wittiest wordplay. Everyone can see that confirmed bachelor Benedick and headstrong Beatrice are meant for each other-except for Benedick and Beatrice themselves! While their friends try to trick the bickering pair into admitting they're in love, their young sidekicks Hero and Claudio start a romance of their own. But will false accusations, broken promises, and even a nutty and bumbling police force prevent a happy ending? (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Hayden And Sara Topham in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGPhoto Flash: First Look at Michael Hayden And Sara Topham in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Marshall makes her triumphant return as director to our Festival Theatre stage with one of the greatest romantic comedies ever, in a production full of colorful characters, passionate poetry, and Shakespeare's wittiest wordplay. Everyone can see that confirmed bachelor Benedick and headstrong Beatrice are meant for each other-except for Benedick and Beatrice themselves! (more...)

Cast Announced for Kathleen Marshall Directed MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at The Old GlobeCast Announced for Kathleen Marshall Directed MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team as the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival continues with the finest of the Bard's work outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Celebrate romance with Much Ado About Nothing, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (the Globe's Love's Labor's Lost), running August 12 - September 16, 2018. Tickets start at $30.00, on sale to the general public now. Previews run August 12-17. Opening night is Saturday, August 18 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Kate Burton Stars in THE TEMPEST at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: Kate Burton Stars in THE TEMPEST at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Prospera, the Duchess of Milan, lives in exile on a desert island after being thrown out of power by her wicked brother. For company, she has only her daughter Miranda, the spirits who are native to the island, and her beloved books. The books are the source of her dark magic, which she uses to lure her enemies to the island so she can exact revenge. But her plot could destroy Miranda's happiness, so Prospera must choose between her own anger and her daughter's future. (more...)

Kate Burton Leads Cast of Old Globe's THE TEMPESTKate Burton Leads Cast of Old Globe's THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

The Old Globe today announced its next cast and creative team-including numerous Globe favorites and new faces-as the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival once again presents the finest of the Bard's work outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Summer will officially arrive with The Tempest, directed by Joe Dowling (formerly the Artistic Director for Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and Abbey Theatre in Ireland), with star of stage and screen Kate Burton as Prospera, running June 17 - July 22, 2018. (more...)

The Old Globe 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival to Include THE TEMPESTThe Old Globe 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival to Include THE TEMPEST
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Old Globe today announced its next cast and creative team-including numerous Globe favorites and new faces-as the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival once again presents the finest of the Bard's work outdoors under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Summer will officially arrive with The Tempest, directed by Joe Dowling (formerly the Artistic Director for Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and Abbey Theatre in Ireland), with star of stage and screen Kate Burton as Prospera, running June 17 - July 22, 2018. Tickets start at $30.00, on sale to the general public now. Previews run June 17 - 22. Opening night is Saturday, June 23 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Goodman Theatre's 2666 Now Available for StreamingGoodman Theatre's 2666 Now Available for Streaming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

From internationally-celebrated novel, to world-premiere stage adaptation, to groundbreaking online event. Late Chilean author/poet Roberto Bolaño's 2666, co-adapted and co-directed by Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls and Chicago-based playwright Seth Bockley, is now streaming. (more...)

The Old Globe Presents A Free Public Axis Event: Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare!The Old Globe Presents A Free Public Axis Event: Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

The Old Globe invites friends, Romans, countrymen-all of San Diego, in fact-to join us once again in celebrating our resident playwright William Shakespeare with Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare! on Saturday, April 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the Globe's campus in Balboa Park. (more...)

BWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET at the Old GlobeBWW Review: ROMEO AND JULIET at the Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 17, 2017

ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe, a USD/Old Globe Shiley Graduate Theatre Program production is playing through November 19th. (more...)

Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017

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 Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Jose Martinez and Larica Schnell to Play Star Cross'd Lovers in ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

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 Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

This is Not a Theatre Company Unveils New, Site-Specific Audio Work SUBWAY PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

In This is Not a Theatre Company's Subway Plays, audiences ride the L, N, and 7 trains while listening to "Subway Plays," an app that can be downloaded to your smart phone for $2.99 from Apple or Android.  (more...)

Goodman Theatre to Host 2666 'College Night' Performance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Audience enthusiasm for 2666 continues, prompting the Goodman to add a fifth performance in the production's extension week. (more...)

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