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Richard Hannay (Brian Smolin) for a quick getaway in The 39 Steps. Photo by rr jones.

Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s 2017 Summer Festival

Summer is officially in full swing when lights go up on Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s outdoor theatre performances. This month kicked off the Santa Cruz Shakespeare 2017 Summer Festival, with performances that began July 5th and run through September 3rd. For the 2017 season, SCS is presenting two Shakespeare plays that the company last produced more […]

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The SC Symphony and SC Ballet Theatre

The SC Symphony’s Musical Menagerie

Last weekend the Santa Cruz Symphony celebrated the animal kingdom and the arts in a Family Concert designed to entertain and educate an audience of all ages. Presented at the Civic Auditorium, Carnival of the Animals featured the orchestra in collaboration with four other significant local performing arts organizations. The annual Family Concert encourages children and young adults […]

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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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