Looking for things to do in San Diego this weekend? How about catching a play at the play at the world famous Old Globe Theater. Whether you are a long-time theater lover or someone who has never seen a live play before, you are sure to enjoy a trip to the Old Globe.
San Diego’s Old Globe Theater is one of the largest regional theaters in the country and has a steady supply of top-notch theatrical entertainment all year long. A quick look at the schedule will show you two or three incredible productions to choose from. The theater has been a San Diego favorite for more than eighty years and features 15 different productions throughout the year ranging from Shakespeare to the annual winter production of Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. Even when there is not a play happening, a stroll through the grounds of the Old Globe provides you with plenty of photo ops and an up-close look at this stunning San Diego landmark. If you are wondering what to do in San Diego this weekend, head over to Balboa Park and see some world-class theater at the Old Globe Theater.
The Old Globe actually contains three theaters: the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre which holds 250 guests, the Old Globe Theatre which holds 600, and the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre Center which holds up to 605 patrons. Major stars like Steve Martin have starred in productions at the theater, many of which have started at the Old Globe and gone on to successful runs on Broadway and at other regional theaters across the country. The 2014 production A Gentleman’s Guide to Murder which won a Tony for Best Musical is just one of the many notable productions to have earned praise for this San Diego theater. If you are hoping to find cheap things to do in San Diego, consider catching a matinee performance at the Old Globe when tickets are discounter.
Funseekers can purchase a FunGig that centers around catching a play at the Old Globe. Funbassadors can use their knowledge of theater and the Old Globe to create a FunGig that includes tickets to an in-demand production at the Old Globe and could include a pre-show happy hour or light meal at nearby restaurants like the Prado or Panama 66.