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8 Tens @ Eight Festival

8 Tens @ Eight Festival

Time is of the essence in the next few weeks – don’t miss out on the remaining performances of the 22nd annual 8 Tens @ Eight Play Festival! The 8 Tens Festival brings together local playwrights, designers, directors, actors and audiences in Santa Cruz through original plays for the stage. Founded by Artistic Director Wilma […]

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The Rio Theatre

The Rio Theatre

There is something unique and nostalgic about being entertained in a theater that celebrates a bygone era. Despite the challenges that many vintage venues face, the multi-purpose Rio Theatre has managed to maintain its classic décor, as well as remain a Santa Cruz beacon for locals to experience all forms of performing art. When it first […]

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Mike Ryan Santa Cruz Shakespeare

Santa Cruz Shakespeare – Finally Some Good News

Interview with Santa Cruz Shakespeare artistic director Mike Ryan Just over a year ago, Santa Cruz Shakespeare artistic director Mike Ryan received some distressing news: his theater company’s lease on Sinsheimer-Stanley Festival Glen, the spot in the UCSC redwoods that has been the site of Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s summer presentations since 1981, had not been […]

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