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Return of Full-Scale Productions

Back Live and In-Person for the 24th Annual Production

Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Book and lyrics by Timothy Mason
Music by Mel Marvin
Original production conceived and directed by Jack O’Brien
Additional lyrics by Theodor S. Geisel
Additional music by Albert Hague
Original choreography by John DeLuca

November 10 – December 31, 2021

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Photo Credits

John Treacy Egan as Old Max, Andrew Polec as The Grinch, and Tommy Martinez as Young Max in Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, 2021. Photo by Rich Soublet II.

ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future—but with a comic local twist

Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show

By Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen
Based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

November 19 – December 26, 2021

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Photo Credits

Cathryn Wake, George Abud, Bill Buell, Orville Mendoza, and Jacque Wilke in Ebenezer Scrooge's BIG San Diego Christmas Show, 2021. Photo by Jim Cox.

Upcoming in 2022

A thrilling new production of a too-often neglected American classic

Trouble in Mind

By Alice Childress
Directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenberg

February 5 – March 13, 2022


developed in the 2020 Powers New Voices Festival

El Borracho

By Tony Meneses
Directed by Edward Torres

Februrary 17 – March 20, 2022


the quintessential Broadway experience

Bob Fosse’s Dancin’

Original Broadway production created, directed, and choreographed by Bob Fosse
Choreography by Bob Fosse
Direction and musical staging by Wayne Cilento
Produced in cooperation with Nicole Fosse

April 17 – May 29, 2022


Also available in Spanish


By Melinda Lopez
Directed by David Dower

May 7 – June 12, 2022


Shakespeare’s Hilarious Battle of the Sexes

The Taming of the Shrew

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Shana Cooper

June 5 – July 10, 2022


direct from Broadway

Freestyle Love Supreme

Conceived by Anthony Veneziale
Created by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale
Directed by Thomas Kail

June 21 – July 10, 2022


Photo Credits

(from left) Kaila Mullady, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Anthony Veneziale, Ashley Pérez Flanagan, Aneesa Folds, Kurt Crowley (on keyboard back), and Arthur Lewis (on keyboard front) in Freestyle Love Supreme at The Booth Theatre. Photo by Joan Marcus.

An Edge-of-Your-Seat Mystery

Dial M for Murder

By Frederick Knott
Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher
Directed by Stafford Arima

July 21 – August 21, 2022


magic, humor, music, spectacle, and merriment

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Patricia McGregor

July 31 – September 4, 2022


See it before Broadway

Come Fall in Love – The DDLJ Musical

Directed by Aditya Chopra
Book and lyrics by Nell Benjamin
Music by Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani
Choreography by Rob Ashford

September 1 – October 16, 2022


A Captivating World Premiere Comedy

What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank

By Nathan Englander
Directed by Barry Edelstein

September 15 – October 16, 2022


Virtual Theatre

one-of-a-kind free virtual theatrical event

Anonymous Biography: The Arguments of Juan José Saer

Free streaming now available!

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an immersive theatrical journey through your mailbox

Ken Ludwig’s Dear Jack, Dear Louise: Love Letter Experience

Mailings begin on June 15


Digital Content

Connecting with Our Community in These Unprecedented Times

Online Theatre Programs

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The Old Globe Production Presented by KPBS Radio in San Diego

Hamlet: On the Radio

The cast from Barry Edelstein's 2017 staging reunites for an all-audio version.

Now available on podcast streaming platforms and our YouTube Channel!


how can we expand the canon and create access for all?

Cocktails with the Canon is an interview-based podcast series, by The Old Globe and co-hosted by Associate Producer Lamar Perry and Literary Manager/Dramaturg Danielle Mages Amato, that seeks to interrogate the American theatre canon.