February 1, 2023

The Jewel Theatre’s World Premiere of ‘Little Heart’

Irene O’Garden’s play dives into the life of artist and ’60s cultural icon Corita Kent


January 25, 2023

8 Tens @ 8’s Short Play Festival Returns

The fest showcases 16 stellar 10-minute plays at the intimate Center Stage
December 28, 2022

Andrea Hart Selected as Cabrillo Stage’s New Artistic Director

Jon Nordgren retires after 17 years with the nonprofit musical theater company
December 7, 2022

Tomáseen Foley’s ‘A Celtic Christmas’ Returns

After 27 years, the beloved show has become a Santa Cruz holiday tradition
November 30, 2022

‘Forever Plaid’ is a Kitschy Tribute to Pre-Beatles Pop

Jewel Theatre Company's musical production runs through Dec. 11 at Colligan Theater
October 19, 2022

Big Basin Inspires Historical Reenactment

A theatrical performance based on Traci Bliss’ book, ‘Big Basin Redwood Forest: California’s Oldest State Park’
October 13, 2022

Cabrillo College Putting On Bilingual ‘Romeo and Julieta’

Shakesepare adaptation celebrates Hispanic culture
September 22, 2022

The 8 Tens @ 8 Short Play Festival Returns

The ‘longest running short play festival in the world’ is back and better than ever
September 14, 2022

The Jewel Theatre Kicks Off its Season with George Bernard Shaw’s ‘Arms and the Man’

The rapture of love and war drives the renowned playwright’s satire, which was first performed in the early 1890s
August 23, 2022

Casting Surprises at Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s 2023 Season Reveal

Next year’s plays will feature the return of a local acting icon and a very meta team-up
August 10, 2022

Santa Cruz Shakespeare Gives ‘The Tempest’ a Musical Makeover

Director Miriam Laube shakes up the Shakespeare classic, but not everything works
August 3, 2022

Paul Mullins’ Rendition of ‘Twelfth Night’ is a Riot

Santa Cruz Shakespeare 2022’s second show is a gender-bending success
July 29, 2022

Watsonville Playwright’s New Work Explores Family, Culture

Steve Wong’s ‘Sky, Falling Dragon,’ is influenced by his father’s struggles following WWII
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