GRINCH Merch, Subscriptions, And More Available Now At The Old Globe
The Old Globe has some great ideas to simplify your holiday shopping this year! Might we suggest tickets? Season tickets or a gift certificate, or take your nearest and dearest to either of our great family-friendly holiday shows: our 22nd annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, a San Diego multigenerational tradition, or the world premiere of Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show, both playing through December 29! Then head to the Globe's Helen Edison Gift Shop and choose from a fabulous assortment of theatrical and Seussian treasures to make your heart grow three sizes-and solve all your shopping crises.For the hard-to-please culture aficionado in the group, gift an assortment of theatre experiences with season tickets-or a gift certificate-to share great theatre year-round. The Old Globe offers curated subscription packages for our exciting upcoming winter season, and an early chance to get tickets for our outstanding summer offerings! Give the gift that will provide new experiences to entertain and delight throughout the new year. Among the Wonderful Productions available by subscription are the 2017 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Play August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, plus the West Coast premieres of the comical Hurricane Diane, by Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George; Kate Hamill's take on the classic Little Women, based on Louisa May Alcott's novel directed by Sarah Rasmussen; and the courtroom drama Faceless by Selina Fillinger, first presented in our 2019 Powers New Voices Festival. Making their world premieres are the Globe-commissioned Michael John LaChiusa musical The Gardens of Anuncia, directed and choreographed by Graciela Daniele, based on her amazing life and career, and Nathan Englander's new comedy What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, directed by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein. The 2020 Summer Shakespeare Festival kicks off with the masterful comedic take on the battle of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Shana Cooper, and the heart-poundingly exciting Henry V, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. We can't wait to see the Age of Aquarius dawn again with Hair, the American tribal love-rock musical, and the Globe-commissioned world-premiere Jeffrey Hatcher adaptation of the celebrated mystery thriller by Frederick Knott, Dial M for Murder.
For those who can't get enough Dr. Seuss in their lives, the Globe's Helen Edison Gift Shop suggests you choose from a fabulous assortment of Seussian treasures to make your heart grow three sizes-and solve all your shopping crises. For your favorite Grinch fan, there are Grinch, Max the Dog, and Cindy-Lou Who dolls of all shapes and sizes; Grinch adult onesies, sleep pants, and new jogger pants; extra-warm Grinch mittens, scarf, beanies, and sweatshirts; Grinch and Cindy-Lou snow globes and statuettes; Grinch, Max, and Cindy-Lou cocoa mugs; and dozens of Christmas ornaments featuring The Grinch, Max, and the Whos. And don't miss Seuss puzzles, entertaining Grinch finger-puppet sets, and shelves bursting with Dr. Seuss's beloved books-including coloring books for everyone. The Helen Edison Gift Shop is open an hour before scheduled performances and during intermission (items are not available on the Globe website).Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 22nd incredible year, the family favorite features the songs "Santa for a Day," "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch," and "Welcome, Christmas (Fah Who Doraze)," the delightful carol from the popular animated version. Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to the last can of Who-hash. The Grinch runs on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, through Sunday, December 29.
Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas, created by Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen, is a fast, funny, and highly theatrical reimagining of one of the most beloved holiday stories ever told. All the traditional elements of Dickens's A Christmas Carol are intact-including the iconic ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future-but with a comic local twist! Audiences of all ages will cheer Scrooge's rediscovery of the Christmas spirit in this riotous Dickens mash-up filled with music and laughter-all set in "wintery" San Diego! It plays through Sunday, December 29 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center.SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGES and TICKETS to Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show, and August Wilson's Jitney 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.