Theater: New Old Globe

AS YOU LIKE IT by William Shakespeare

On March 8, 1978, an arsonist set fire to San Diego's Old Globe Theater, and within minutes the interior was completely gutted. Though no one could see it at the time, this act of pure malice was also a kind of favor: it roused the spirits of all those in San Diego who love a play, prompting them to build a new, far better theater. When the new Old Globe opened last month, they could see just how well their $6.5 million had been spent. Both the theater and the company please the eye and...

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