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Can one tame the untamable? That is the question The Old Globe and Director Shana Cooper tried to answer with the current production of TAMING OF THE SHREW, now playing under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre through July 10th. Starring Deborah Ann Woll and James Udom as the headstrong pair Petruchio and Katherine, a lovely set, and a sense of playful fun, the show is successfully turned into a fun romantic comedy, though never fully overcomes the questionable behavior built into the script. … Continue readingTHE TAMING OF THE SHREW


The act of playwriting is an intimate and vulnerable act, and the art of acting is another intimate and vulnerable act. MALA written and performed by Melinda Lopez is a beautiful and personal memory play about her journey as her parent’s caretaker and brings beauty, empathy, and humor to an intensely difficult period. MALA is playing through June 12th. … Continue readingMALA

Bob Fosse’s DANCIN’

ob Fosse’s DANCIN’ originally came to the New York stage in 1978, and, now, you can see the world premiere revival at The Old Globe through May 29th. This dance show is full of stunning dancers, and the work they bring to life is gorgeous, engaging, athletic, and sexy. Run, walk, or dance your way to the theatre – but you won’t want to miss this show. … Continue readingBob Fosse’s DANCIN’

Tony Meneses on writing EL BORRACHO

 EL BORRACHO written by playwright Tony Meneses comes to life on The Old Globe stage, after having been developed as a part of the Globes 2020 Powers New Voices Festival. Tony Meneses talks about creating this play, the excellent cast, and why he loves working with The Old Globe. EL BORRACHO is playing through March 20th at The Old Globe. … Continue readingTony Meneses on writing EL BORRACHO


The Old Globe and La Jolla Playhouse are excited to be a part of the networking event BROADWAY & BEYOND: ACCESS FOR STAGE MANAGERS OF COLOR. This event is continuing the mission of Broadway and Beyond to provide opportunity, education, and vital industry connections for stage managers of color. If you are a stage manager, know a stage manager, or are interested in stage management, then it’s something you won’t want to miss. … Continue readingBROADWAY & BEYOND: ACCESS FOR STAGE MANAGERS OF COLOR