The Old Globe Theatre

April 1, 1985

The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Spring 1985, Volume 31, Number 2
Thomas L. Scharf, Editor

Back to the Article ~ Toast to the Memories

Title Page

The Old Globe Theatre.
Highlights from Fifty Years

Thomas Wood Stevens

Page 88

Thomas Wood Stevens, founder and designer of San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre, about 1935.

Stevens surveys the Old Globe's construction

Page 89

Stevens surveys the Old Globe’s construction.

The theatre in 1935

Page 91

The theatre in 1935. Left to right: Everett Gray, Rhys Williams and Thomas Wood Stevens

The Drunkard

Page 92

Joe Pinto and John Clark perform in “The Drunkard” a melodrama at The Globe in 1948.

The Madwoman of Chaillot

Page 93

Grace Frederick, Sadie Lou Tieri and Beula Fair in the 1951 production of “The Madwoman of Chaillot.”

Page 94

Interior of the former Old Globe Theatre, 1955.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Page 95

Richard Edelman as Oberon and Robert Baker as Puck in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” 1956.

The Hostage

Page 97

Michael Byers and Lillie Mae Barr in “The Hostage” at Falstaff Tavern in 1965.

Members of the original 1935 Old Globe

Page 98

Members of the original 1935 Old Globe acting company were photographed in 1975.

Construction of the new Old Globe Theatre

Page 101

Construction of the new Old Globe Theatre with a view looking toward the stage.

 

PHOTOGRAPH CREDITS:

The title page drawing is from Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue A Book of Architectural and Decorative Drawings. New York: The Architectural Book Publishing Co., 1914. Photographs on the following pages are by Bill Reid: 95, 97, 98, 108 (bottom), 109 (top and bottom), 110 (top and bottom), 111 (top and bottom), 112, 113 (top and bottom), 114 (bottom), 116 (bottom), 118 (top). The view of the new Old Globe under construction on page 101 is by Cliff Baker. “Mr. Roberts” and “Death of a Salesman” on page 107 are by Charles Waterman. David Ogden Stiers in “King Lear” is by Sealy. Queen Elizabeth II and Lowell Davies on page 119 is courtesy of Robert Burroughs. All other photographs were provided by the Old Globe Theatre, Simon Edison Centre For The Performing Arts.