The casts and directors have been picked for Over the River and Through the Trees and Private Eyes, the next two attractions at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. Craig Noel, executive director at the Globe, will mark his 65th year in southern California theatre by directing Joe DiPietro's Over the River. The comedy, which opens March 30 in the Globe's second space, stars Marion Ross, who last worked with Noel in 1973. Both attended San Diego State University and have gone on to illustrious careers in theatre. Ross was also a regular on two TV series, "Happy Days" and "Brooklyn Bridge." Others in the cast include Christine Brown, Laura James, Paul Michael, Matthew Troncone and Sam Vlahos. The run is through April 30.The Globe's mainstage will be home to Steven Dietz's Private Eyes, which opens March 25 for a five-week run, directed by Globe Associate Director Brendon Fox. In the cast are Meg Brogan, Sean Fortunado, Gildart Jackson, Tertia Lynch and Wendell Wright.
The Old Globe Theatre, now in its 65th anniversary season, is located in Balboa Park. For tickets and information, call (619) 239-2255.
-- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent