2015 Globe Experiences

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Summer Film

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Child Auditions:

Dr. Seuss’ 

How The Grinch

Stole Christmas!

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Educational Tours

Follow the Bard Tour


The Follow the Bard tour in undergoing revisions. Please check back in Fall 2015 to book a tour.

Behind the Scenes Tour

Discover how the magic is created with a Behind the Scenes tour of The Old Globe including a backstage look at the Globe’s theatres.*

Learn how the spectacular costumes are built; how the Scene Shop can make simple plywood look like fine drawing room paneling or an old barn; and how they built impressive sets to look like a stone castle, the “Grinch” storybook scenes by Dr. Seuss, or a remote island surrounded by water. Learn about the simulated food, statues, puppets and elaborate, fanciful headgear created by the Properties Department, and see their miniature bug orchestra in a glass case backstage. In addition, learn something informative about each of the current plays running, whether it’s a classic or, perhaps, a contemporary Tony Award-winning play or a new.

Age Appropriateness: Students grades 3 and above, adults, seniors.
Tour Length: 90 minutes
Date/Time: Groups for students and/or adults are by reservation
on select Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 a.m.

Tours for this month will be available on Saturdays and Sundays.
Fee: $5 for adults; $3 for students and seniors.  Payable in advance, non-refundable. One complimentary adult admission for every 10 students (up to 3 free adults).

To make a reservation, please contact GlobeLearning@TheOldGlobe.org.

* The Old Globe’s year-round technical, rehearsal and performance schedules might preclude visiting some theatre areas on any given tour.

For more information, or to book a tour, please send an email to GlobeLearning@theoldglobe.org.