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A must do when in Santa Cruz

What an experience! Shakespeare at Santa Cruz is in a stunning location with equally stunning... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2016
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Excellent adventure

The new location is great. The seating is very comfortable and it is easy to see and hear. The... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
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Oct 30, 2016
“A must do when in Santa Cruz”
Aug 23, 2016
“Excellent adventure”
Shakespeare Santa Cruz is a professional theatre company in residence at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Founded in 1981, SSC presents a season of Shakespeare and non-Shakespeare plays each summer, as well as a family musical each November...more
1156 High St, The Grove at Upper DeLaveaga Park: 501 Upper Park Road, Santa Cruz 95065, Santa Cruz, CA 95064-0001
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

What an experience! Shakespeare at Santa Cruz is in a stunning location with equally stunning actors. I have been to a few shows and have never been disappointed. Make sure you bring your own blankets (although you can buy one there, and money goes back...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The new location is great. The seating is very comfortable and it is easy to see and hear. The outdoor venue adds to the experience. Acting is good, lots of humor. We saw the Fringe Show with only intern actors and it was amazing. A...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

A must see!! Outstanding acting and creative productions. And the new home at the Audrey Stanley Grove in Upper DeLaveage Park is a perfect setting for outdoor theater.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed November 25, 2015

You can't ask for a better setting to watch a play. The acting was also very good. They announced at the beginning of the play that it was the company's last season in this particular venue, but I'd strongly recommend checking them out where ever...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Chris W
Reviewed January 9, 2015

Go to the outdoors performances in The Glen. You will never forget it. The acting, production and direction is fantastic combined with the beauty of the glen...a can't miss experience.

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed December 2, 2014

Superb troupe, wonderful presentation. On the brink of bankruptcy Patrick Stewart stepped up and helped ensure its continuation for a bit. Quite the treasure.

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is absolutely world class Shakespearean theater set in the Redwood Glen with fine actors and great direction. Like the Globe here in a Santa Cruz

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed August 29, 2014

This was our first visit to "the glen" and it was a perfect setting in which to view the Bard's works. Good acoustics, great set that blended perfectly into the natural splendor of the redwoods and fine acting all around. We saw the fringe show...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

My teenage daughter and I saw (and loved) all the comedies shown this season. The company brought some terrific talent to Santa Cruz this year--great directing, acting, and costumes. Nothing better than to experience the Forest of Arden in the redwood glen at UCSC. Shakespeare...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Kekerica
Reviewed August 1, 2014

It was fun to come back to this great outdoor venue and this production did not disappoint. One of the best Shakespeare plays done just right. Kudos to all who had a hand in the return of this great Santa Cruz tradition.

Date of experience: July 2014
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