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The Old Globe is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for Twelfth Night. Three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Globe’s Much Ado About Nothing, Love’s Labor’s Lost) returns to the Globe to direct one of the Bard’s true comic masterpieces. Twelfth Night kicks off The Old Globe’s 2023 Summer Shakespeare Festival under the stars in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Performances begin June 4 and play through July 9, 2023, with the opening on Saturday, June 10. Tickets are available.
Photo by Rich Soublet II.
The Old Globe is pleased to announce that Adena Varner has been appointed as its new Director of Arts Engagement. A theatre arts leader, creator, innovator, and advocate of diversity and equity in a career that has spanned 20 years, Varner will assume her position at the Globe beginning August 1, 2023. She will lead a department of more than 30 employees and teaching artists that engages tens of thousands of people in neighborhoods around San Diego in theatre and theatre-related programming.
The Old Globe is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for Destiny of Desire – An Unapologetic Telenovela for the Stage, a smart, contemporary comedy written by Helen Hayes Award winner Karen Zacarías and directed by Tony Award winner and Academy Award nominee Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
The cast of Exotic Deadly: Or the MSG Play.
The Old Globe’s Annual Meeting was held on Monday, March 6, 2023 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Board Chair Evelyn Olson Lamden welcomed the members of The Old Globe Board of Directors, along with donors, subscribers, and guests, and announced the newly elected Directors. Globe senior staff members presented highlights of 2022, and Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and Audrey S. Geisel Managing Director Timothy J. Shields spoke about the future of the Globe and its place in the San Diego community.
The cast of Asolo Repertory Theatre's Cabaret. Photo by Cliff Roles.
The Old Globe is pleased to announce that a reimagined and visionary new staging of the Tony Award–winning musical Cabaret will round out its 2023 Season. The production features a book by Joe Masteroff, based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, and directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Broadway and The Old Globe’s Bright Star, The Old Globe and Asolo Repertory Theatre’s Guys and Dolls,Pittsburgh CLO’s The Drowsy Chaperone). Performances run September 1 to October 8, 2023, with the opening on Wednesday, September 6 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center in San Diego’s Balboa Park. Tickets are available by subscription only at www.TheOldGlobe.org.
The Old Globe announced today the four-member cohort for the 2023 Classical Directing Fellowship, a program of the Karen and Stuart Tanz Fellowships at The Old Globe, led by the Globe’s Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, a leading Shakespearean teacher, author, podcast host, and director.