Venue Details

58 Star Starred
Lowell Davies Festival Theatre
in Balboa Park 1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101
619 234 5623
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Bring a warm sweater for the outdoor theatre
info Jun 22 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Some day I will try valet parking. I usually have to park very far away.
info Jun 22 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Bring your own intermission snacks/candy, very pricey ($3 for a small bag of M&M's)
info Jun 22 2012 star this tip starred
Paraiba
The walk to and from the paking lot is not that bad... Very romantic.
info Jun 23 2012 star this tip starred
Paraiba
It gets really cold so bring a blanket...
info Jun 23 2012 star this tip starred
Paraiba
The food was reasonably prices and yummy... :-)
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Reviews & Ratings

23 ratings
4.3 average rating
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16 events
7 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 22 2012

Love the outdoor theater. The lead actor yelled for the entire play.
What happened to direction?

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11 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jun 22 2012

Disappointing. The performances lacked subtlety (some exceptions) and the concept was all over the place. The actor playing Richard gave him about as much depth as a villain in a Disney cartoon.

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10 events
2 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 03 2012

Outstanding performance by nearly all actors, and not a bad seat in the house. Some tips -

The venue can get cold in the evening, so bring a jacket and a blanket. ... continued

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More Information

Website

http://www.theoldglobe.org/tickets/production.aspx?PID=9554

Quotes & Highlights

Meet the cast of Old Globe’s 2012 Shakepeare Festival in this video.

Description

Richard III is one of the most diabolical and outrageous villains in all of literature. A ruthless Machiavellian, the brilliant and power-hungry lord embarks on a bloody campaign to seize and keep the English crown. Shakespeare paints an unforgettable portrait of obsession, seduction, betrayal and a man who would be king.

This show takes place in an outdoor theater with stadium seating. It is recommended that you dress warmly when attending performances. Blankets are available for rental.

About the Ticket Supplier: The Old Globe

The Tony Award-winning Old Globe is one of the country's leading professional regional theaters and has stood as San Diego's flagship arts institution for 74 years. Under the direction of Executive Producer Louis G. Spisto, The Old Globe produces a year-round season of 15 productions of classic, contemporary and new works on its three Balboa Park stages: the 580-seat Old Globe Theatre, the 227-seat Arena Stage at the San Diego Museum of Art's James S. Copley Auditorium (an interim second stage during construction of the new 250-seat Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre) and the 612-seat outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, home of its internationally renowned Shakespeare Festival. More than 250,000 people attend Globe productions annually and participate in the theater's education programs and outreach services. Numerous Broadway-bound premieres and revivals, such as The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, A Catered Affair, and the annual holiday musical, Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas!, have been developed at The Old Globe and have gone on to enjoy highly successful runs in New York and at regional theaters across the country.