Category Archives: Press Releases

NEWS: We reached our funding goal for The Grove!

Santa Cruz Shakespeare is thrilled to announce that it has completed its fundraising goal of $1.37 million for its new outdoor home in DeLaveaga Park: the Audrey Stanley Grove. The Grove’s construction was funded with pledges and one-time donations from over 950 households in the Santa Cruz community and beyond. Artistic Director Mike Ryan says, [...]

NEWS: 2017 Summer Season Announcement!

Santa Cruz Shakespeare is thrilled to announce its 2017 summer season, with repertory performances beginning July 7 and running through August at its new home in DeLaveaga Park. For its second season in the company’s new outdoor venue, The Audrey Stanley Grove in DeLaveaga Park, SCS will kick off summer performances with the hilarious comedy, [...]

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 [...]

Santa Cruz Shakespeare Announces 2016 Season

February 26, 2016, Santa Cruz, CA – Santa Cruz Shakespeare is thrilled to present its 2016 summer repertory season, with performances beginning July 12 and playing through August 28 at its new home in The Grove at DeLaveaga Park, 501 Upper Park Rd. in Santa Cruz. VIDEO: Mike Ryan announces 2016 Season The 2016 season, the [...]

Santa Cruz Shakespeare in Talks with City for New Home in 2016

June 9, 2015, Santa Cruz, CA – Santa Cruz Shakespeare (SCS) announced today that it is in talks with the City of Santa Cruz to find an appropriate location within the City parks system to produce its summer Festival starting in 2016, opening a new chapter in the Festival’s history. While SCS will be performing in [...]

Santa Cruz Shakespeare Hosts Free Pre-Season Events

Santa Cruz, CA – Santa Cruz Shakespeare Artistic Director, Mike Ryan, officially kicks off the 2015 Summer Festival with a sneak peek of this year’s plays on Monday, June 1, 7:00 pm at BookShop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz. Admission is free. On display will be season’s new scenic model and costume sketches […]

Something Wicked This Way Comes… To Santa Cruz This Summer

Santa Cruz Shakespeare is back stronger than ever with four wickedly entertaining plays Santa Cruz, CA – Santa Cruz Shakespeare (SCS) is thrilled to present its 2015 summer repertory season , with performances beginning June 30 and playing through August 30 in the Sinsheimer-Stanley Festival Glen at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Tickets go […]

All The World’s A Stage As Santa Cruz Shakespeare Plays On

Inaugural Summer Season Begins July 1 and Runs Through August 10, 2014 Santa Cruz, CA—The newly formed Santa Cruz Shakespeare is proud to present its inaugural summer repertory season starting with previews on July 1 and playing through August 10, in the Sinsheimer-Stanley Festival Glen at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Tickets are available […]