The Old Globe's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

November 20, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. / The Old Globe's Copley Plaza

The sixth annual Old Globe Christmas Tree Lighting will kick off the holiday season in conjunction with San Diego's favorite holiday musical, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!  Designed by Grinch scenic designer John Lee Beatty, the unique tree will be located in the center of the Globe Plaza and will remain for the run of the show.  

This FREE fun family event will feature a special live performance by members of the Grinch cast and a delightful holiday snowfall on the Globe's Copley Plaza.  The cast of the new Burt Bacharach musical, Some Lovers, will also perform new songs by the Grammy Award-winning legend.

Ticket vouchers for this free event are available at the following locations:
 
·         Geppetto’s Toys (all San Diego locations)
·         The Birch Aquarium
·         The Prado Restaurant
·         Corvette Diner
·         Yellow Book Road
·         Jake’s on 6th

Tickets will also be given away on The Old Globe’s Facebook page.
 
(Although the event is free, reservations are required.)

 



Publicity Photos

The sixth annual Old Globe Christmas Tree Lighting takes place on Nov. 20 at 6:00 p.m and kicks off the holiday season in conjunction with San Diego's favorite holiday musical, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Photo courtesy of The Old Globe.
The cast of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! performs at the Globe's 2010 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. The 2011 Tree Lighting takes place on Nov. 20 at 6:00 p.m and kicks off the holiday season in conjunction with San Diego's favorite holiday musical. Photo by J. Katarzyna Woronowicz.
The cast of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! performs at the Globe's 2010 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. The 2011 Tree Lighting takes place on Nov. 20 at 6:00 p.m and kicks off the holiday season in conjunction with San Diego's favorite holiday musical. Photo by J. Katarzyna Woronowicz.
Jeff Scowron as The Grinch greets attendees at the Globe's 2010 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. The 2011 Tree Lighting takes place on Nov. 20 at 6:00 p.m and kicks off the holiday season in conjunction with San Diego's favorite holiday musical, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Photo by J. Katarzyna Woronowicz.
The cast of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! performed at the Globe's 2010 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. The 2011 Tree Lighting takes place on Nov. 20 at 6:00 p.m and kicks off the holiday season in conjunction with San Diego's favorite holiday musical. Photo by J. Katarzyna Woronowicz.
The sixth annual Old Globe Christmas Tree Lighting takes place on Nov. 20 at 6:00 p.m and kicks off the holiday season in conjunction with San Diego's favorite holiday musical, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Photo by Jeffrey Weiser.
 
 
Jeff Scowron and the cast of The Grinch sing a Christmas Carol at the 2009 Tree Lighting. The sixth annual Old Globe Christmas Tree Lighting takes place on Nov. 20 at 6:00 p.m and kicks off the holiday season in conjunction with San Diego's favorite holiday musical, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Photo by Jeffrey Weiser.
The cast of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! performed at the Globe's 2010 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. The 2011 Tree Lighting takes place on Nov. 20 at 6:00 p.m and kicks off the holiday season in conjunction with San Diego's favorite holiday musical. Photo by J. Katarzyna Woronowicz.