Monthly Archives: July 2018

SF CHRONICLE: Tale of woe newly suspenseful in Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo’

By Lily Janiak published Tuesday, July 31, 2018, San Francisco Chronicle                                 The lines that stick out in Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” aren’t about yonder windows, fair suns or envious and inconstant moons. The conspicuous words are weirder this time, ones […]

Video: SCS 2018 Season promotional spot

SF CHRONICLE: Shakespeare’s ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ awash with linguistic oddities in Santa Cruz

By Lily Janiak published on July 26, 2018 with the San Francisco Chronicle                                     LILY JANIAK’S THEATER PICK “Love’s Labour’s Lost” might not be the most frequently performed Shakespeare comedy, but it affords plenty of treats, especially for […]

Good Times: Fruits of Their Labour’s’

By Christina Waters Published with Good Times on July 18, 2018   An orgy of English! A barrage of wordplay! An excess of wit! Shakespeare is back. And if this season’s opener is any gauge, Santa Cruz Shakespeare has entered the big leagues. Love’s Labour’s Lost—a daring choice—is nothing less than a showcase for some […]


Santa Cruz Sentinel Visual Arts section front page Published July 12, 2018     Dusk falls over the eucalyptus grove in DeLaveaga Park during the dress rehearsal of William Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” as Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s season gets underway. The local repertoire company’s fifth season as an independent nonprofit also includes the staging of […]

GOOD TIMES: As New Season Begins, Santa Cruz Shakespeare Looks at Gender Roles

BY WALLACE BAINE | GOOD  TIMES Published on JULY 11, 2018 Theater company has a vision for equality both on and off the stage In a theater company named after the most famous dead white male in Western literature, perfect gender equality may never be attainable. But that’s not stopping Santa Cruz Shakespeare from getting […]

SJ Mercury News: SF Bay Area outdoor theater 2018 — where to…

By SAM HURWITT, CORRESPONDENT | San Jose Mercury News PUBLISHED: July 5, 2018 Summertime in San Francisco always means a whole lot of outdoor theater, whether it’s Shakespeare, musicals or agitprop satire. Here’s a sampling of what’s playing in the parks and other al fresco venues around the Bay this summer. So pack your layers […]

90.3 KAZU: Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s: Love’s Labour’s Lost

June 26, 2018 by KAZU 90.3   Love’s Labour’s Lost is one of William Shakespeare’s early comedies. It follows the King of Navarre and his three companions as they attempt to swear off the company of women for three years of study and fasting. Their subsequent infatuation with the Princess of France and her ladies makes them forsworn.  Now in their […]