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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

The Old Globe Presents 'The Tale Of Despereaux'

  • Saturday, July 6, 7 p.m.
  • 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 ... Read more

All upcoming events at Old Globe Theatre

'Almost Famous' At The Old GlobeStarts September 13, 2019

'As You Like It'Starts June 16, 2019

'Romeo And Juliet' At The Old GlobeStarts August 11, 2019

Steve Martin's 'The Underpants'Starts July 27, 2019

The Old Globe Presents 'As You Like It'Starts June 16, 2019

The Old Globe Presents 'Noura'Starts September 20, 2019

The Old Globe Presents 'The Tale Of Despereaux'July 6, 2019

'The Tale Of Despereaux' Free Sensory-Friendly AXIS EventJuly 20, 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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