The Old Globe Theatre

1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 234-5623


  • The Globe has grown into an internationally known theatre complex, an "influential powerhouse among regional theatres." In 1984 it received the Tony Award for best regional theatre.
  • In March 1978 the original Globe Theatre was destroyed in an arson fire. It was rebuilt & reopened in 1981. In 1984, the outdoor festival stage was also destroyed by arson. It too was rebuilt.
  • Tucked-away gem of San Diego. Everyone should go here at least once.
  • Great place to have a picnic before and catch a play!
  • Shakespeare Summer Series is always worthwhile. You can bring your purchased wine and coffees into the outdoor theater
  • Check out any play in the open air theater... AWESOME EXPERIENCE!
  • Great place to have a date
  • The Grinch is the perfect first theater experience for kids!
  • Do not ask for a glass of blue Merle wine during intermission. Because they will tell you 'never heard of it' and you will feel punked.
  • $20 seats under 30 yrs old...limit one seat per person. check it out while you still make the age bracket!
  • Bring a coat for the late performance
  • Wonderful outdoor setting
  • Great place to see live theater. Appreciate the music by real musicians in a small orchestra pit.
  • One is San Diego's many cultural & historic highlights set in the delightful & equally historic Balboa Park- the biggest urban cultural park in America created in 1915. (100 yrs ago!)
  • So fabulous. Highly recommend seeing a show (or two!) here.
  • We never miss the annual Shakespeare festival...highlight of our summer!
  • Order your drinks before the start of the show and they will be ready for you right away during intermission!
  • Ask for glass of Blue-Merle wine during intermission!
  • Blankets for rent for $2 on a chilly night.
  • Emma-great show!

Nearby places

1549 El Prado (Park Blvd)