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Old Globe Theatre

1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101-1696
+1 619-234-5623
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The Tony Award-winning Old Globe is one of the country’s leading professional regional theatres and has stood as San Diego’s flagship arts institution for over 80 years. Under the leadership of Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, The Old Globe produces a year-round season of 15 productions of classic, contemporary, and new works on its three Balboa Park stages: the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the 600-seat Old Globe Theatre and the 250-seat Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, both part of The Old Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and the 605-seat outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, home of its internationally renowned Shakespeare Festival. More than 250,000 people attend Globe productions annually and participate in the theatre’s education and community programs. Numerous world premieres such as the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Bright Star, Allegiance, The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,and the annual holiday musical Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! have been developed at The Old Globe and have gone on to enjoy highly successful runs on Broadway and at regional theatres across the country.
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1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego, CA 92101-1696
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+1 619-234-5623
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My best friend and I used to go see productions at our local outdoor theater back home. After moving to San Diego we finally saw a play at the Old Globe Theater. At our theater back home you could bring both food and beverage back...More

Thank Sharkgrl86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All 3 theaters had shows playing last night, so there was a good crowd in the courtyard before my show started. The doors opened in the Sheryl and Harvey White theater 30 minutes before Robin Hood started, basically a 250 seat "theater in the round"....More

Thank thomasbones52
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent show, superb performance. Only wished it could have started earlier because 8-11:15 was a bit long but Highly Recommend! Acting, costumes very strange music but it worked really well and would go again in a heartbeat. For Shakespeare lovers, you won't be disappointed. The...More

Thank eclecticview
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Today we attended a musical show in this theatre. It is beautifully appointed, seating is comfortable with good legroom. The rows of seats are set well so you can easily see over the person in front of you. On the outside in sits among other...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Top notch talent and great props. It is a smaller venue so most seats are decent. Avoid first two rows (orchestra pit distractions). There is a quick food option with about six items and beer/wine. Two soups, turkey sandwich and so forth. Average at best...More

Thank digitalcarol
Reviewed 6 August 2017

what awesome theater! in the summer there is outdoor theater along with the 2 indoor stages outstanding productions, actors, sets, etc etc

Thank Pio P
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Saw Guys and Dolls. What a wonderful performance in a wonderful setting. Easily competes with NY Broadway. The talent was amazing, the voices among the best I have ever heard. The actors seemed to be having as good a time as the audience. Have to...More

Thank Alan K
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Visiting from the UK, we went to a performance of Guys and Dolls. We enjoyed the show and the ambience of the theatre, but I particularly want to highlight excellent customer service response. I needed to use an assisted hearing device, but unfortunately the volunteer...More

Thank Jaqueline S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

WOW!! Taking a classic like "Guys and Dolls" and adding some modern casting, tremendous sets, period costumes that stand out, and a live orchestra and you have musical theatre at its best! The show was outstanding, especially the leads of Sky Masterson, played by Terence...More

Thank LAW803
Reviewed 11 July 2017

One of my favorite places in Balboa Park is the Sheryl and Harvey White Theater. Those who've never been will be surprised at how small the theater is, which makes every seat a great seat. With two shows on Saturday and Sunday, in addition to...More

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31 August 2017|
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Response from Alan K | Reviewed this property |
Business casual should be worn. This is a really nice venue.
5 June 2017|
Response from db7477 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest business casual. Some men wear sport coats but without ties. It's really personal preference. Wouldn't recommend shorts for either men or women.