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2016 Globe Gala

Saturday, September 24
The Old Globe's Copley Plaza

Co-Chairs, Karen Cohn, Nina Doede, Laurie Mitchell, and Sheryl White
Honorary Chair, Darlene Marcos Shiley

The Old Globe will celebrate A Night of Revels at the 2016 Globe Gala on Saturday, September 24, in support of the theatre’s arts engagement and artistic programs. The annual event will feature an exclusive, one-night-only cabaret performance by Leslie Odom, Jr., the Tony Award-winning star of the Broadway smash hit musical Hamilton. Karen Cohn, Nina Doede, Laurie Mitchell, and Sheryl White serve as Co-Chairs, and Darlene Marcos Shiley as Honorary Chair, of the 2016 Globe Gala.

The black-tie event will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a reception on the Globe’s Copley Plaza, followed by Leslie Odom, Jr.’s performance at 7:00 p.m. on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. After the performance, dinner and dancing to the music of Play will commence on Copley Plaza until midnight. The Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina will cater the reception and dinner. Valet parking is included in the price of the ticket.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Events Director Eileen Prisby at (619) 684-4146 or email at eprisby@TheOldGlobe.org.

 

2015 Globe Gala

The Old Globe's premiere fundraising event in support of the theatre's education and artistic programs was once again a success! This fabulous black-tie event, helmed by Co-Chairs Pamela Cesak, Jo Ann Kilty, and Vicki L. Zeiger, began with a reception on the Globe's Copley Plaza and in the Craig Noel Garden. It was followed by a one-night-only performance by Carmen Cusack, recent star of the Globe's world premiere musical Bright Star, on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. After the performance, guests enjoyed a three-course dinner catered by Giuseppe's Fine Catering and dancing to the music of the 15-piece Cab Calloway Orchestra, led by Cab's grandson, Calloway Brooks, on the Copley Plaza.

Lead Underwriters were Audrey Geisel/Dr. Seuss Fund at the San Diego Foundation, Darlene Marcos Shiley, and Vicki and Carl Zeiger. Additional Underwriters included Lisa and Steve Altman, Pam and Jerry Cesak, Karen and Don Cohn, Peter Cooper and Norman Blachford, Elizabeth Dewberry, Nina and Bob Doede, Pam Farr and Buford Alexander, Karen Fox, Pam and Hal Fuson, Elaine and Leonard Hirsch, Jo Ann Kilty, Carmela and Miguel Koenig, Sheila and Jeff Lipinsky, Barbara and Dr. Howard Milstein, Neiman Marcus, Conrad Prebys and Debbie Turner, Gillian and Tony Thornley, ViaSat, Pam Wagner and Hans Tegebo, Lynne and Steve Wheeler, Sheryl and Harvey White, and Emma and Leo Zuckerman. VIP Table Hosts were Elaine and Dave Darwin, Ann Davies and Karin Winner, and Kathy and John Hattox. Additional Table Hosts included Hanna and Mark Gleiberman, Deni Jacobs, Sue and Duff Sanderson and Steve and Laura Embry, Sycuan Casino, Torrey Pines Bank, Transition Opportunity Fund at the San Diego Foundation, and June Yoder.

We proudly thank our dedicated and generous Co-Chairs, Underwriters, and Table Hosts for contributing to the 2015 Globe Gala, ensuring that it was a spectacular event.