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Alumni Discounted Tickets for two upcoming performances at the Old Globe.

Henry VI Part 1:  Flowers and France at The Old Globe - Wednesday, July 24

Henry VI Part 2:   Riot and Reckoning at The Old Globe - Wednesday, August 14

World premiere adaptation
By William Shakespeare
Adapted and directed by Barry Edelstein

A once-in-a-generation event comes to San Diego in 2024: The Old Globe becomes one of only a small handful of theatres in the country’s history to complete Shakespeare’s canon with the two-part Henry 6, the largest Shakespeare production the Globe has ever presented.

In One: Flowers and France, King Henry VI inherits the crown of England as a child. Absent the strong leadership of his father, who conquered France in a surprise victory, the English court is reduced to petty squabbles. The French take up arms to regain their lost territory and rally behind Joan of Arc, who claims she was sent from God to fight the English. And when King Henry marries Queen Margaret, she inflames the political disputes that roil the throne. Can the English stop arguing among themselves and unite to hold on to France? Or will their in-fighting cost them the hard-won French territory and lead to chaos at home?

Acclaimed Shakespeare director and the Globe’s Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein turns the rarely produced Henry VI, Parts I, II, and III into a thrilling two-part event, running simultaneously through the summer in our beautiful outdoor theatre. These adaptations include everything people love about the Bard—ingenious language, vibrant characters, breathtaking battles, and sweeping crowd scenes—as they explore the impact of national politics on individual lives. And the action is framed by a design team working at the very top of their craft, and a sprawling cast of professional actors and local community members.

The Old Globe is celebrating this historic milestone with a yearlong program of citywide arts engagement and humanities events that bring audiences closer to the art than ever before, including opportunities for San Diegans to participate in the making of the production itself. It is an event that simply cannot be missed!

This production includes violence.

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - Henry VI Part 1:  Flowers and France at The Old Globe at 8:00pm, with a pre-show talk by Victoria Martino at 7:15pm. 

 

Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Pre-Show Talk:  7:15 PM

Show Time: 8:00 PM

Discounted Tickets:

35% Alumni discount. No other discounts.  To purchaase discounted tickets go here:  https://www.theoldglobe.org/pdp/24-season/henry-6-one/?promo=18111.

 

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 - Henry VI Part 2:  Riot and Reckoning  at The Old Globe at 8:00pm, with a pre-show talk by Victoria Martino at 7:15pm. 

 

Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Pre-Show Talk:  7:15 PM

Show Time: 8:00 PM

Discounted Tickets: 35% Alumni discount.  No other discounts.  To purchase the discounted tickets go here:   https://www.theoldglobe.org/pdp/24-season/henry-6-two/?promo=18111.