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Special events accompany The Old Globe's production of 'Bethany'

The West Coast Premiere of Laura Marks' "Bethany" runs Jan. 25 - Feb. 23, 2014 at The Old Globe.
The West Coast Premiere of Laura Marks' "Bethany" runs Jan. 25 - Feb. 23, 2014 at The Old Globe.
Illustration courtesy of The Old Globe.

The new show at the Old Globe theatre, “Bethany” opens this week in their Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. This new drama by Laura Marks follows Crystal and Gary, who live in a nice home in the suburbs that just so happens, not to be theirs. But this story follows not just how they got to this point, but how to get your life back on track, and how far Crystal is willing to go for someone named Bethany.

Accompanying this play the Old Globe has a few events and forums to help supplement the theatre going experience. See which one (or ones) interest you!

Free - Insights Seminar - Bethany
Monday, January 27
A seminar series featuring a panel selected from the artistic company of the current show.
Reception at 6:30pm; Seminar at 7:00pm.

Free- Post-Show Forums - Bethany
Tuesday, February 4, Tuesday, February 11, Wednesday, February 19 – following the evening performances only
Have a chance to discuss the play with members of the cast directly following the performance.

Free - Subject Matters - Bethany
Wednesday, February 12
Discuss a wide range of topics, ideas,and issues raised by a production through brief, illuminating post-show discussions with local experts, such as scientists, artists, historians and scholars directly after the production.

Reservation required for this special event! “At Home in San Diego? The Question of Affordable Housing”
Monday, February 3 at 6:00 p.m.

This special panel discussion explores some of the issues raised in the production as they relate specifically to San Diego County.

The extra special panel of experts will include Todd Gloria, Interim Mayor of the City of San Diego; Susan Riggs, Executive Director of the San Diego Housing Federation; and Debbie Ruane, Senior Vice President of Real Estate for the San Diego Housing Commission. At this panel they will discuss housing affordability, affordable housing, and how the issue of housing has impacted the community of San Diego on all levels.

Reservations can be made by calling (619) 234-5623 or by emailing

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