Category Archives: Events

Our Trip to Ashland 2016

by Mike Ryan, Artistic Director       Posted March 22, 2016 We have just returned from our second annual trip to Ashland, Oregon, where we saw three of the first four shows of OSF’s season. Now that I have had a day to sleep off all of the excitement, I thought I would write [...]

Mike Ryan and B Modern Preview Santa Cruz Shakespeare 2015 Season at Bookshop

Santa Cruz Shakespeare's Artistic Director, Mike Ryan, and costume designer of this season's Much Ado About Nothing and Macbeth, B Modern, gave a sneak peak of the 2015 Summer Festival to an enthusiastic crowd at Bookshop Santa Cruz on Monday, June 1. Ryan showed the model of the set (designed by Nina Ball) that will be used [...]

VIDEO: Mike Ryan Introduces the 2015 Summer Festival

At Santa Cruz Shakespeare's "Birthday Bash" on May 1 at Food Lounge in Santa Cruz, Mike Ryan, Artistic Director, introduced the 2015 Summer Festival plays: Much Ado About Nothing, The Liar, Macbeth, and the Fringe Show The Rover. The first video is an excerpt of Mike's talk (1:32). The second video is the full version [...]

Winners of Selfie Share Contest Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the SCS Selfie Share contest! We invited those who attended our season kick-off party, Shakespeare's Birthday Bash on Friday, May 1, to post selfies of  them wearing our crowns, masks, and/or mustaches. The contestants were entered into a random drawing for a pair of tickets to one of the plays [...]

PHOTOS: Shakespeare’s Birthday Bash was a Blast!

Thanks to everyone who came to celebrate with us at Food Lounge on Friday, May 1, to celebrate Shakespeare's birthday, to eat scrumptious Buttercup Cakes cupcakes, to see the fabulous B. Modern's costumes, and to get a preview of our 2015 Summer Festival. A great time was had by all!

First Friday Santa Cruz “Shakespeare’s Birthday Bash” on May 1 Kicks Off the 2015 Summer Festival

Join Santa Cruz Shakespeare artistic director Mike Ryan and the rest of the SCS team at Food Lounge on First Friday Santa Cruz, May 1, for a preview of the 2015 Summer Festival and to celebrate the Bard’s birth! We’re celebrating on a First Friday so that as many Shakespeare and SCS fans as possible […]