Monthly Archives: July 2016

PHOTO CALL: HAMLET in The Grove at DeLaveaga Park

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REVIEW SF Gate: A promising 3rd act for Santa Cruz Shakespeare

By Lily Janiak, SF Chronicle, Sunday, July 31, 2016 Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s new venue, the Grove at DeLaveaga Park, was planned, funded and built in just over a year. You have to climb hills and traverse a golf course to get there, but you’re rewarded with rustic elegance: a spare stage nestled within a eucalyptus grove. The [...]

PHOTO CALL: A Midsummer Night’s Dream in The Grove at DeLaveaga Park

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 2016 (click to enlarge) Buy Tickets Donate to #BuildTheGrove 2016 Season Info Subscribe to Santa Cruz Shakespeare News Blog by email

REVIEW SC Sentinel: Santa Cruz Shakespeare enchants in its new home with A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By Joanne Engelhardt, Santa Cruz Sentinel, POSTED: 07/20/16 Fairies in turquoise pajamas. A red-haired sprite wearing a fluffy white dress with turquoise hugging the skirt. A king, resplendent in white with a turquoise floral pattern on his pants and a crown with turquoise gemstones. His bride, a vision in a long white gown with turquoise touches. Even the [...]

REVIEW Good Times: A wonderful cast and a sense of adventure

GOOD TIMES, BY LISA JENSEN   POSTED ON JULY 19, 2016 It’s fitting that Santa Cruz Shakespeare chooses A Midsummer Night’s Dream as the inaugural production for its spanking new venue at DeLaveaga Park. That they even got the stage erected in time for opening day is no less a feat of magic than anything devised by Puck and his fleet of [...]

Sentinel: SCS has a new home and a fascinating new approach to HAMLET

By Wallace Baine, Santa Cruz Sentinel  POSTED: 06/29/16, 3:13 PM PDT  If you know nothing about Hamlet — William Shakespeare’s most famous character and one of the most well-known fictional characters in English-language literature — then you at least know what third-person pronoun to use to profess your ignorance. But this summer, Santa Cruz Shakespeare is challenging [...]

Santa Cruz Shakespeare Raises $1.1 Million to Fund New Outdoor Theater

July 6, 2016, Santa Cruz, CA – Santa Cruz Shakespeare (SCS) is pleased to announce that it surpassed its initial goal of raising $1 million to fund its new outdoor theater: The Grove at DeLaveaga Park. The total revenue raised to-date is $1,107,273.41. This includes gifts received, as well as outstanding written pledges, which will be paid [...]