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The Old Globe Presents 'The Tale Of Despereaux'


  • WHEN Multiple dates from Jul 6 - Aug 11, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Old Globe Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $30 - $90

In 2017, the acclaimed PigPen Theatre Co. charmed and astonished Old Globe audiences with "The Old Man and The Old Moon."

Now the company returns with its one-of-a-kind theatrical and musical inventiveness in the form of Kate DiCamillo’s beloved, Newbery Medal–winning modern fable, "The Tale of Despereaux."

Despereaux is a courageous mouse who dreams of becoming a knight. He sets off on a noble quest that will take him down into dungeons and up to the heights of a castle tower to rescue a beautiful human princess — but the dark-hearted rat Roscuro has other ideas.

Full of gorgeous music, stunning stage effects, witty performances, and a message of optimism and community, "The Tale of Despereaux" is an inspiring and beguiling story for all ages.

Book, music, and lyrics by PigPen Theatre Co., directed by Marc Bruni and PigPen Theatre Co. The show runs July 6 through Aug. 11, 2019. To order tickets by phone call (619) 234-5623.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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