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

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 of clothing (nights can get frosty in many venues) and head out there. Most venues allow you to bring in snacks and drinks, but also sell their own. Also, check the venue website for special events, discussions and presentation and other attractions that might enhance you experience.

Santa Cruz Shakespeare is listed,

Santa Cruz Shakespeare
Where: The Audrey Stanley Grove at DeLaveaga Park, 501 Upper Park Road, Santa Cruz

What’s playing: “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” July 10-Sept. 2, “Romeo and Juliet,” July 24-Sept. 1; “Venus in Fur,” Aug. 7-Sept. 2, “Men I’m Not Married To,” Aug. 22-29.

Tickets: $20-$56; Box office: 831-460-6399,

Details: Seating is a mix of reserved benches and chairs and general ground seating, with blankets and low chairs available for rent. Paid parking lot available. Tickets on sale now.