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Ken Ludwig’s 'The Gods of Comedy'

  • WHEN Ongoing from now until June 16, 2019[days & times]
  • WHERE Old Globe Theatre, 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $30 - $102

The Old Globe stages another piece by comic playwright Ken Ludwig, who delighted Globe audiences with "Robin Hood!" and "Baskerville."

"The Gods of Comedy" is a knockabout world premiere directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall, running May 11 through June 16, 2019.

Daphne and Ralph are young classics professors who have just made a discovery that’s sure to turn them into academic superstars: an ancient Greek manuscript of incalculable value. But clumsy Daphne has managed to misplace it, and if she doesn’t find it soon, her career hopes will come crashing down.

Despairing, she cries out, "Save me, gods of ancient Greece!" ... and the gods actually appear! The Ivy League will never be the same as a pair of screwball deities encounters the carnal complexity of college coeds, campus capers, and conspicuous consumption.

There is no 2 p.m. performance on May 11 or June 8. Call (619) 234-5623 for additional details.

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.

A promotional poster for "The Gods of Comedy," courtesy o...

Above: A promotional poster for "The Gods of Comedy," courtesy of The Old Globe.

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