ROMEO AND JULIET at The Old Globe

The Capulet’s and the Montague’s might be both powerful and wealthy who answer to no one but the Prince, but sadly, even with all the power and prestige; even they can’t control headstrong teenagers.  Alas, ROMEO AND JULIET, is still relevant as ever in that regard, modern life has not found a cure for impetuous…

Globe for All ‘Twelfth Night” is traveling treat for San Diego

Shakespeare comedies are at their best when they embrace the most silly side, and the Old Globe’s Globe For All production of “Twelfth Night” takes that premise and runs with it in a delightfully entertaining way. This touring production is the fourth annual production of Globe For All, a program aimed at bringing live Shakespeare…

The Old Globe Gala was an Evening of Illusions

The Old Globe 2017 Gala Evening of Illusions was on Saturday, September 23rd at the Old Globe Campus in Balboa Park. More than just party, this event was held to support the theatre’s artistic and arts engagements programs. Attendees at the opening reception enjoyed watching aerialists performing daring feats of gymnastics on silks while looking…

BENNY & JOON at The Old Globe

The 1990’s are back in a big way, in fashion, in remakes, and now on stage with a new musical version of the indie hit movie BENNY AND JOON, now playing at the Old Globe through October 22nd. This show has things younger generations may have only heard of, like VHS tapes, pagers, and (gasp)…

Murder and madness in HAMLET at the Old Globe

Shakespeare’s HAMLET is so ubiquitous that it seems amazing that there are still so many unexplored ways to present this story of revenge of the Prince of Denmark. Yet, the Old Globe brings a smart, imaginative, and powerful version to their San Diego stage that you don’t want to miss. Grantham Coleman carries the title…

ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe

It’s hard to keep a good legend down, and like other heroes Robin Hood is always ready for his return to pop culture.  Not that he really ever truly left, having been portrayed in movies and on stage for the last 80 years, and in stories for longer than that. The new work by Ken…

RICHARD II at the The Old Globe

Power and ruling is a shifty thing – everyone thinks they know better than the current person in charge about what the people want, and knows they can be a better ruler than the current one. The currency of power is always changing hands, but it’s the how and why the power transfers that is…