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The Old Globe Theatre

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1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101
619-234-5623 https://www.theoldglobe.org/

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Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 2018

November 3 - December 29
The Old Globe Theatre 1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101 + Google Map
$19 – $102

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 once again transformed into the snow-covered Whoville, right down to…

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Looking for Christmas

November 11 - December 16
The Old Globe Theatre 1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101 + Google Map
$39

A world premiere American musical about family, loyalty, and the magic of Christmas from country music legend Clint Black, inspired by his 1995 chart-topping holiday album. Amid the commotion of the holidays, Staff Sergeant Mike Randolf returns from Afghanistan and home to his family. But before Mike can open his heart to the joy and spirit of the season, he must make peace with the past and let go the ghosts of the battlefield. While Mike’s wife helps him readjust…

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“Familiar” at the Old Globe Theatre

January 26, 2019 - January 27, 2019
The Old Globe Theatre 1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101 + Google Map
$30

Donald and his wife Marvelous have been living the American Dream since emigrating from Zimbabwe nearly three decades ago. They have a beautiful house and impressive careers, and now one of their daughters is getting married! But when the bride insists on a traditional African wedding ceremony, tensions start to rise. Throw in an eccentric aunt from the old country and a bewildered bridegroom, and soon it’s not certain the couple will ever make it down the aisle. Familiar, from…

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Tiny Beautiful Things

February 9, 2019 - March 10, 2019
The Old Globe Theatre 1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101 + Google Map
$30

Based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things follows the relationships between an anonymous advice columnist named Sugar and the many real-life readers who pour out their hearts to her. Academy Award nominee Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) adapts Strayed’s book into an enrapturing and uplifting play that surges with emotion and is called by Variety “a theatrical hug in turbulent times.” Tiny Beautiful Things is about reaching when you’re stuck, recovering when you’re broken,…

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Life After

March 22, 2019 - April 30, 2019
The Old Globe Theatre 1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101 + Google Map
$39

Grieving the recent loss of her famous father, 16-year-old Alice begins to question the events surrounding his death and sets out to uncover what really happened on the night that changed her family forever. Britta Johnson’s Life After is a bittersweet, witty, and life-affirming new musical that explores the mess and beauty of loss and love. Through the vivid imagination of a young woman looking for the facts, we find a more complicated truth instead. The Old Globe’s Barry Edelstein…

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They Promised Her the Moon

March 22, 2019 | 8:00 pm - April 11, 2019 | 8:00 pm
The Old Globe Theatre 1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101 + Google Map
$39

In 1960 the famed “Mercury Seven” trained at NASA to become the first American astronauts. But they weren’t alone. Thirteen women also underwent the same rigorous psychological and physical testing. The first woman to be tested, Jerrie Cobb, even out-performed her male counterparts. But while Alan Shepard and John Glenn went on to become household names, Ms. Cobb never got that chance. In vividly theatrical terms, the west coast premiere of They Promised Her the Moon tells the unknown true…

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Ken Ludwig’s The Gods of Comedy

May 11, 2019 - June 16, 2019
The Old Globe Theatre 1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101 + Google Map
$30

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…

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What You Are

May 23, 2019 - June 23, 2019
The Old Globe Theatre 1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101 + Google Map
$30

Feeling adrift in a changing America he no longer recognizes, Don scrapes together a living and struggles to support his family through hard work and good intentions. But everything around him, from his younger co-workers, to the technology in his office job, to even his own opinionated daughter, seems alien to the certainties and stabilities he once knew. When a simple misunderstanding at work escalates into an all-out confrontation, Don hatches a plan to set right all the things he…

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