Sight Unseen Gets a Canvas at Old Globe Aug. 2-Sept. 7

News   Sight Unseen Gets a Canvas at Old Globe Aug. 2-Sept. 7
The Old Globe's new production of Donald Margulies' art-world drama, Sight Unseen, directed by Esther Emery, begins performances Aug. 2 in the Globe's arena stage at the San Diego Museum of Art's James S. Copley Auditorium. Performances play to Sept. 7.
Kelly McAndrew and Anthony Crane in Sight Unseen.
Kelly McAndrew and Anthony Crane in Sight Unseen. Photo by Craig Schwartz

The cast includes Tony Crane as Jonathan, Katie Fabel as Grete, Ron Choularton as Nick and San Diego native Kelly McAndrew as Patricia. Opening is Aug. 7.

In Sight Unseen, "Jonathan Waxman is a celebrated American artist who yearns for something more in life. When he travels to England for his first European retrospective, he decides to visit his original muse and former lover, Patricia, whom he selfishly dismissed 15 years earlier. Waxman, whose work commands astronomical prices 'sight unseen,' wants to rediscover the passion and creativity that once fueled his work. But the visit — along with a troubling interview with a German art critic who questions his motives as a Jewish painter — leads to an unexpected crisis of identity. This incisive and humorous Pulitzer Prize-nominated and Obie Award-winning play deals with race, religion, and the meaning of art."

The creative team includes scenic designer Nick Fouch, costume designer Laurie Churba, lighting designer Chris Rynne, sound designer Paul Peterson and stage manager Tracy Skoczelas.

Tickets are available through subscription by calling (619) 23-GLOBE, visiting, or at The Old Globe Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.

* The Tony Award-winning Old Globe produces a year-round season of 15 plays and musicals on its three stages, including its respected Shakespeare festival. Many Broadway-bound premieres and revivals, such as Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Full Monty and Damn Yankees, have been developed at The Old Globe and have gone on to enjoy highly successful runs in New York and at regional theatres across the country.

The Old Globe is under the leadership of executive producer Louis G. Spisto and co-artistic directors Jerry Patch and Darko Tresnjak.

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