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Globe for All
Measure for Measure

November 20 - November 20

General Admission

Photo Credits

(from left) Christopher Salazar, Ally Carey, and Jake Millgard in Globe for All's Measure for Measure. Photo by Jim Cox.

 

Globe for All Measure for Measure

Summary

Globe for All

Measure for Measure

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Patricia McGregor

Measure for Measure is one of Shakespeare’s richest plays, mixing comedy and drama in a thrilling story of love and power. In a decadent Vienna, the strict, newly appointed leader Angelo wants to rid the city of moral decay—until he falls for a young nun pleading for the life of her brother and things get complicated. Justice, lust, hypocrisy, and redemption take center stage along with a wild cast of characters in a bold staging of this timely classic.
 
Globe for All brings live, professional productions of Shakespeare to diverse multi-generational audiences in neighborhoods throughout San Diego. Performed free-of-charge in nontraditional venues including homeless shelters, senior centers, military installations, community centers, and correctional facilities, these productions give audiences an intimate, compelling experience that fosters a shared sense of community between performers and spectators.

Free Performances Around San Diego

Seating at all performances is first-come, first-served. Also please note in the listings below that some of our partners will host free community meals prior to their performances.

Friday, November 4 at 1:30 p.m.
Fourth District Senior Resource Center at The George L. Stevens Senior Center
570 S. 65th St., San Diego
(619) 266-2066
 
Saturday, November 5 at 1:30 p.m.
The Old Globe Technical Center
5335 Market St., San Diego
(619) 234-5623
 
Sunday, November 6 at 1:00 p.m.
San Diego Central Library
Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common, Shiley Special Events Suite, 330 Park Blvd., San Diego
(619) 236-5800
 
Wednesday, November 9 at 6:00 p.m.
(Free Community Dinner at 5:00 p.m.)
Lemon Grove Historical Society, Library and Academy at Roberto Alvarez Auditorium
3171 School Ln., Lemon Grove
(619) 815-5628

Thursday, November 10 at 6:30 p.m.
(Free Community Dinner at 5:15 p.m.)
Chaldean Middle-Eastern Social Services at St. Michael Chaldean Catholic Church
799 E. Washington Ave., El Cajon
(619) 631-7400
 
Saturday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m.
(Free Community Lunch at 1:00 p.m.)
City Heights/Weingart Branch Library and Performance Annex
3795 Fairmount Ave., San Diego
(619) 641-6100
 
Sunday, November 13 at 12:15 p.m.
(Free Community Lunch at 11:30 a.m.)
Linda Vista Recreation Center
7064 Levant St., San Diego
(858) 573-1392
 
Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m.
Naval Base San Diego , Anchors Catering & Conference Center
Main at Yama St., 2375 Recreation Way, Building 3210, San Diego
(619) 527-6161
 
Friday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m.
(Free Community Dinner at 5:30 p.m.)
A Reason to Survive at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center,
140 E. 12th St., Suite B, National City
(619) 297-2787
 
Saturday, November 19 at 12:00 p.m.
Escondido Public Library
239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido
(760) 839-4684

See the Globe For All production at two low-priced performances at The Old Globe’s rehearsal hall on November 20!

Globe for All includes grants from Elaine and Dave Darwin, Silvija and Brian Devine, Sanderson Family Foundation, The Parker Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation, Maggie Acosta and Larry Shushan, Michael T. Turner and Suzanne Poet Turner, and The County of San Diego. Financial support for The Old Globe is provided by The City of San Diego.

The Fall 2016 tour of Globe for All is dedicated to the memory of Stanley S. Edelstein.

The Old Globe's Globe for All program is inspired by Minneapolis's Ten Thousand Things, Michelle Hensley, Artistic Director, a pioneer in bringing theatre to the community.

 

Program - Spanish                Program - Arabic

Free Bard Basics Workshops Around San Diego

These fun and interactive workshops are designed to enhance the understanding and enjoyment of Shakespeare's work. Taught by professional Globe teaching artists, participants will be introduced to Shakespeare, his work, and the common themes and ideas of Measure for Measure.

Thursday, October 27 at 11:00 a.m.
Chaldean Middle Eastern Social Services
436 Magnolia Ave. #2, El Cajon CA 92020
(619) 266-2066
 
Friday, October 28 at 1:00 p.m.
Fourth District Senior Resource Center at The George L. Stevens Senior Center
570 S. 65th St., San Diego
(619) 266-2066
 
Wednesday, November 2 at 6:00 p.m.
Lemon Grove Historical Society, Library and Academy at The Putnam Community Room
3001 School Lane, Lemon Grove
(619) 815-5628
 
Thursday, November 3 at 3:00 p.m.
Linda Vista Recreation Center
7064 Levant St., San Diego
(858) 573-1392
 
Friday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m.
City Heights/Weingart Branch Library and Performance Annex
3795 Fairmount Ave., San Diego 92105
(619) 641-6100
 
Saturday, November 5 at 11:00 a.m.
Escondido Public Library
239 S. Kalmia St., Escondido 92025  
(760) 839-4684
 
Wednesday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m.
Naval Base San Diego
Anchors Catering & Conference Center
Main at Yama St., 2375 Recreation Way, Building 3210, San Diego
(619) 527-6161
 
Saturday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m.
A Reason to Survive at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center,
140 E. 12th St., Suite B, National City 91950
(619) 297-2787

Cast and Creative

Cast

Creative

Miki Vale (DJ) is a hip-hop/soul artist and DJ as well as a member of Southern California-based rap duo Fifty50 with artist Kandi Cole. Ms. Vale creates a unique soundscape: one part hip-hop, one part old soul, two parts evolved artist and revolutionary MC. Her melodic flow illustrates a mental picture with each line and breathes new life into hip-hop as we know it. Her latest EP, The Good, the Bad, and the Lovely, was nominated in 2013 by the San Diego Music Awards for Best Hip Hop Album. Additionally, Ms. Vale has co-created physical and virtual spaces for women’s presence and engagement with hip-hop including but not limited to BGRRRLz Rhapsody, a month-long event in March 2013 that explored the impact of hip-hop culture on race, class, and gender; as well as all-female cypher videos and other multimedia archiving women in hip-hop. She co-hosts an online radio show, “The Lovelight Show,” on mydjsradio.com and is the founder of SoulKiss Events, a San Diego-based event promotion company.

Patricia McGregor (Director) has twice been profiled by The New York Times for her direction of world premieres. Her recent credits include The Parchman Hour (Guthrie Theater), Hamlet (The Public Theater), Ugly Lies the Bone (Roundabout Theatre Company), brownsville song (b-side for tray) (Lincoln Center Theater), the world premiere of Stagger Lee (Dallas Theater Center), and the world premiere of Hurt Village (Signature Theatre Company). Her other credits include A Raisin in the Sun, The Winter’s Tale, Spunk, Adoration of the Old Woman, Blood Dazzler, Holding It Down, Four Electric Ghosts, Nothing Personal, and The House That Will Not Stand. For several years she has directed the 24 Hour Plays on Broadway. She is a Usual Suspect at New York Theatre Workshop, a co-founder of Angela’s Pulse, and a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow at Yale School of Drama, where she also served as Artistic Director of the Yale Cabaret.

Sean Fanning (Scenic Design) is a Southern California-based scenic designer with numerous productions across local stages. His previous Globe credits include the Globe for All tour of All’s Well That Ends Well, Full Gallop (Craig Noel Award nomination), A Doll’s House, Kingdom, and Plaid Tidings – A Special Holiday Edition of Forever Plaid. His credits with The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program include Pericles, Prince of Tyre; Much Ado About Nothing; Measure for Measure; Twelfth Night; The Winter’s Tale; The Two Gentlemen of Verona;and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. His other recent designs include Manifest Destinitis, The Oldest Boy, Honky (Craig Noel Award nomination), and Everybody’s Talkin’: The Music of Harry Nilsson (San Diego Repertory Theatre), Seven Guitars, King Hedley II, Gypsy, Hay Fever, The Vortex, Dogfight, and The Whale (Cygnet Theatre Company), the world premiere of The Boy Who Danced on Air (Diversionary Theatre), brownsville song (b-side for tray) (MOXIE Theatre), and The Improv at Harrah’s and Menopause The Musical (Harrah’s Las Vegas). In 2016 he had the privilege of designing The Old Globe and San Diego Public Library’s exhibit of Shakespeare’s First Folio in honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Mr. Fanning holds an M.F.A. in Scene Design from San Diego State University. seanfanningdesigns.com.

Shelly Williams (Costume Design) is delighted to design the costumes for the Globe for All production of Measure for Measure. Her other Old Globe design credits include Alive and Well, Striking 12, the touring education production of Twelfth Night, and several years designing costumes for the Summer Shakespeare Intensive. As Assistant Costume Designer at The Old Globe, Ms. Williams has worked on many productions; some of her favorites include Water by the Spoonful, Richard III, Much Ado About Nothing, The Madness of George III, The Taming of the Shrew, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, and Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (16 years). Elsewhere her credits include peerless (MOXIE Theatre), The Motherfucker with the Hat, Gem of the Ocean, Burn This, The Book of Liz, Bed and Sofa, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Cygnet Theatre Company), A Thousand Clowns, The Fantasticks, Cabaret, Man of La Mancha, As Bees in Honey Drown, and Moon Over Buffalo (North Coast Repertory Theatre), The Good Doctor (Moonlight Stage Productions at Avo Playhouse), Pippin (La Jolla Stage Company), The House of Bernarda Alba, Opal, The Kentucky Cycle Parts I and II, and The Triumph of Love (Patté Award for Theatre Excellence) (San Diego State University), and Easter and The Killing of Sister George (California State University, Fullerton). She has also designed makeup for Burried Child and Fefu and Her Friends (UC Irvine) and The Skryker (SDSU). Ms. Williams received a B.A. in Costume and Makeup Design from Cal State Fullerton and an M.F.A. in Costume Design from San Diego State University.

Jess Slocum (Production Stage Manager) previously worked at The Old Globe on tokyo fish story, The Metromaniacs, In Your Arms, Twelfth Night, Buyer & Cellar, Bright Star, Othello, Water by the Spoonful, The Winter’s Tale, A Doll’s House, Pygmalion, A Room with a View, Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show, the 2011-2013 Shakespeare Festivals, Rafta, Rafta…, Robin and the 7 Hoods, Alive and Well, Sammy, Cornelia, Since Africa, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!,and The Glass Menagerie. Her Broadway credits include In the Heights. Her regional credits include Indecent, Side Show, Ruined, The Third Story, Memphis,and Most Wanted (La Jolla Playhouse) and Post Office (Center Theatre Group). Her San Diego credits include Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company, North Coast Repertory Theatre, and Lamb’s Players Theatre. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. Proud member of Actors’ Equity.

Amanda Nussbaum (Assistant Stage Manager) is a recent alumna from the M.F.A. program at University of California, San Diego. Her past credits at The Old Globe include tokyo fish story, The Last Goodbye, and Summer Shakespeare Studio (and its earlier incarnation, Summer Shakespeare Intensive). Her other recent credits include Come from Away (La Jolla Playhouse), Romulus Kilgore’s Mobile Happiness Bazaar (La Jolla Playhouse/Without Walls Festival), and The Real Thing (Roundabout Theatre Company). In addition to working on theatre productions, Ms. Nussbaum works as a stage manager for corporate events both nationally and internationally with Full Circle Show Management.