The bloody Coriolanus features Greg Derelian in the title role with Celeste Ciulla as Volumnia, Gerritt Vandermeer as Cominius and Brendan Griffin as Aufidius.
Patrick Page, as Cyrano de Bergerac, is joined by Dana Green as Roxane and Brendan Griffin as Christian.
Old Globe resident artistic director Darko Tresnjak directs both productions.
Here is a look at the two classics, which run in repertory with Shakespeare's Twelfth Night through Sept. 27:
Coriolanus and Cyrano at San Diego's Old Globe
For a complete schedule of the Shakespeare Festival, visit www.theoldglobe.org/calendar/index.aspx.
Tickets are available by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, or by visiting the Globe Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.