The Old Man & The Old Moon
Through June 18
The Old Man tends to The Old Moon, refilling the light that spills out every night. When his wife unexpectedly leaves home, The Old Man abandons his post and plunges the world into darkness. His eventful journey across land, air, and sea to find her reminds them of the unwavering power of love.
The Imaginary Invalid
Through June 25
Fiasco Theatre takes on Molière, one of the greatest comedy writers of all time, in this outrageously funny masterpiece. Hypochondriac Argan wants his daughter to marry a doctor so he can save on his medical bills, but she’s in love with someone else. Soon the whole household joins in her madcap scheme to save true love and give Argan’s doctors a dose of their own medicine.
King Richard II
June 11 – July 15
Robert Sean Leonard returns to the Globe in the title role of this Shakespeare history play. Convinced of his divine right to rule, King Richard acts recklessly and provides the canny Henry Bolingbroke an opening to seize the crown. Filled with magnificent verse and Shakespeare’s characteristic wisdom and insight, King Richard II is a deeply moving and insightful portrait of how the forces of history collide and combust to shape a nation’s political landscape.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
As part of the Summer Shakespeare Festival, enjoy a free Monday night film screening of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Julie Taymor.
Guys & Dolls
July 2 – August 13
Fast-rising director/choreographer Josh Rhodes will direct the Globe’s first production of this Broadway masterpiece. Nathan Detroit needs some serious dough, and he’s also got his hands full with his marriage-minded girlfriend Adelaide. But when Nathan makes a bet with high-roller Sky Masterson, his problems appear to be solved. Based on Damon Runyon’s famous tales of small-time hoods and showgirls, this musical is filled with show tunes that are sure to put a smile on the faces of its audiences.
July 22 – August 27
Comic genius Ken Ludwig is back with a brand-new world premiere comedy about the iconic Robin Hood. Under the inventive direction of Jessica Stone, it tells the timeless story of a hero of the people. The show is packed with thrills, romance, laughs, and great characters like Little John, Friar Tuck, and Maid Marian, Robin Hood.
The Old Globe Theatre is located at 1363 Old Globe Way, San Diego. For more information call (619) 234-5623 or visit www.theoldglobe.org.