Venue Details

Lowell Davies Festival Theatre
in Balboa Park 1363 Old Globe Way San Diego, CA 92101
619 234 5623
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4.3 / 5 Rated by 23 members
Review from Goldstar Member
16 events 7 reviews

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

reviewed Jun 22 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from frostybyte
18 events 2 reviews

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.

reviewed Jun 22 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from clpatton
13 events 2 reviews

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. Most people do so you will not look strange.

The "half" before intermission...continued

reviewed Jun 03 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

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


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.

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