Lou Spisto
Lou Spisto
Lou Spisto -- who has served as the Old Globe Theatre's Executive Director since 2002 and Executive Producer since 2008 -- will be leaving the company to work independently as a producer.

In a statement, Board Chair Harold W. Fuson, Jr. said, "We are saddened by Lou's decision to leave after nine years of tremendous leadership and service. During Lou's nine years The Old Globe grew to new heights, both financially and artistically. He produced nearly 150 plays and musicals, bringing San Diego audiences some of the most successful shows in Globe history."

The Old Globe has appointed Michael G. Murphy as Interim Managing Director. Murphy has served as General Manager of the organization since April 2003.