Monthly Archives: August 2018

BROADWAY WORLD NEWS: SC Shakespeare Reaches Student Matinee Education Program Goal

By Broadway World News published Aug. 23, 2018 Santa Cruz Shakespeare is preparing to receive schools from Santa Cruz, Aromas and Pajaro Valley to Campbell Unified and Monterey County for their new education program Student Matinee Week premiering after the 2018 Summer Season. Our professional production of Romeo & Juliet will remain open for four […]

VIDEO: Keeping with our SCS Values

Keeping with our SCS Values… Inquisitive SCS continues to learn not only from our artists, but our community; and we encourage our artists and audiences to seek and gain knowledge through the work. “Thank you Essence!” – SCS Produced by Lane Jouvet. Photos by Jana Marcus & rr jones.

SC SENTINEL REVIEW: ‘Venus in Fur’ not to be missed

By Joanne Engelhardt published August 16, 2018 by the Santa Cruz Sentinel Like a stone tossed into a lake, Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s version of David Ives’ play “Venus in Fur” has concentric ripples that expand into ethereal nothingness. Or do they? Not to worry whether you “see,” let alone understand, all of them because this […]

GOOD TIMES REVIEW: SCS’s ‘Venus in Fur’ Desire, power, sex converge in frisky, seductive production

    BY LISA JENSEN, GOOD TIMES SC PUBLISHED ON AUGUST 15, 2018 The final mainstage offering from Santa Cruz Shakespeare concludes the season with a bang—and a crash and a boom. Outstanding thunder and lightning effects punctuate the action in Venus in Fur, an often scorchingly funny contemporary drama written by David Ives. It’s a rousing closer […]

VIDEO: SCS 2018 Season Video No.2

Santa Cruz Shakespeare 2018 Season Promotional Video No. 2 by Lane Jouvet. Photos by Jana Marcus, rr jones and Shmuel Thaler. Music by Bensound.    

SC SENTINEL: Quick Bites- Beverage events for SCS, plus benefit

By Tara Fatemi Walker, Santa Cruz Sentinel published August 8, 2018 SANTA CRUZ — Santa Cruz Shakespeare is having a few drink-and-food-related events in the near future. See for more information. For opening night of Venus In Fur on Friday, Aug. 10, Venus Spirits will be pouring signature Venus-inspired cocktails at the SCS bar at The Grove […]

Monterey Performing Arts Review: Romeo & Juliet

By Philip Pearce published on July 29, 2018 with Monterey Performing Arts SHAKESPEARE CREATED some wonderful women, especially in the great comedies, but there’s no getting around the fact that the big majority of his characters are men. Many a modern day production company is at work trying to redress that imbalance by casting traditionally male roles […]

GOOD TIMES: Theater Review – SCS’s Romeo & Juliet

BY CHRISTINA WATERS | GOOD TIMES POSTED ON AUGUST 1, 2018 Accomplished actors bring a playful energy to Shakespeare’s classic story of doomed love.  “Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs,” says Romeo in Romeo and Juliet. And, indeed, love is the headstrong passion propelling the fortunes of the main characters in the […]