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Old Globe Theatre

(Photo: The Old Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center is comprised of the flagship Old Globe Theatre (left) and a new facility (right) housing the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center, Hattox Hall and the Donald and Darlene Shiley Terrace. Photo courtesy of The Old Globe.)

The internationally-acclaimed, Tony Award-winning Old Globe is one of the most renowned regional theaters in the country, and has stood as San Diego’s flagship arts institution for over 70 years.

The Old Globe produces a year-round season of 15 plays and musicals on its three stages, including its highly-regarded Shakespeare festival. The Globe has become a gathering place for leading theater artists from around the world, such as Tom Stoppard, Daniel Sullivan, and Chita Rivera, among many others. Numerous Broadway-bound premieres and revivals, such as "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," "The Full Monty," and "Damn Yankees" have been developed at The Old Globe and have gone on to enjoy highly successful runs in New York and at regional theaters across the country.

The Old Globe is at the forefront of the nation’s leading performing arts organizations, setting a standard for excellence in American Theatre.

The Old Globe is located in Balboa Park, San Diego's cultural treasure. Our theaters are located right off El Prado, between the San Diego Museum of Art and the Museum of Man.

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Current Shows and Ticket Information

Upcoming event at Old Globe Theatre

Dr. Seuss’s 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' 2018

  • Today, 7 p.m.
  • Dr. Seuss’s "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 21st incredible year, the family favorite features the songs “Santa for a Day,” “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” and “Welcome, Christmas (Fah Who Doraze),” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" Celebrate the holidays as the Old Globe Theatre is ... Read more

All upcoming events at Old Globe Theatre

Ken Ludwig’s 'The Gods of Comedy' Starts May 11, 2019

The Globe's 'They Promised Her The Moon'Starts April 6, 2019

The Old Globe Presents 'Life After'Starts March 22, 2019

The Old Globe Presents 'What You Are' Starts May 11, 2019

The Old Globe's 'Tiny Beautiful Things'Starts February 9, 2019

Dr. Seuss’s 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' 2018Today

Clint Black Musical 'Looking For Christmas'Today

The Old Globe Presents 'Familiar'January 26, 2019

Past events

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Business hours

Sunday noon to 7 p.m.
Tuesday noon to 5 p.m.
Wednesday noon to 5 p.m.
Thursday noon to 8 p.m.
Friday noon to 8 p.m.
Saturday noon to 8 p.m.

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