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Return of Full-Scale Productions Indoors and Out

developed in the 2020 Powers New Voices Festival

Shutter Sisters

A Globe-commissioned world premiere
By Mansa Ra
Directed by Donya K. Washington

October 7 – November 7, 2021

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Photo Credits

(from left) Terry Burrell and Shana Wride in Shutter Sisters. Photo by Rich Soublet II.

starring two-time Emmy Award winner Ron Cephas Jones

Krapp’s Last Tape

October 25, 2021 – November 23, 2021


Photo Credits

Ron Cephas Jones in Krapp's Last Tape, 2021. Photo by Reggie Green.

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

Edward Watts and Tommy Martinez in Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, 2019. Photo by Jim Cox.

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

Orville Mendoza, Robert Joy, Jacque Wilke, Cathryn Wake, and Dan Rosales in Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show, 2019. Photo by Jim Cox.

The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program

Henry IV, Part I

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Jesse Perez

November 12 – 19, 2021

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one-of-a-kind free virtual theatrical event

Anonymous Biography: The Arguments of Juan José Saer

Free streaming now available!

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

Trouble in Mind

By Alice Childress
Directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenburg

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


Free Arts Engagement Programs

Free fun interactive programs for the whole family

AXIS Events

Next on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.: Powerball, a site-specific dance performance by DISCO RIOT


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.


Virtual Theatre

an immersive theatrical journey through your mailbox

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

Mailings begin on June 15


an interactive adventure led via QR codes

On This Spot: It Happened Here!

Begins Tuesday, June 22