On the eve of a rare Santa Cruz gig, we probe the mind of Bill Maher and explore how comedy and politics...
Behind SSC’s ‘The Man in the Iron Mask’
New play re-imagines the lives of famed Siamese twins Chang and Eng
‘The Letters’ explores life beneath state control in Soviet Russia
Jewel Theatre Company takes over the Actors’ Theatre spaceJulie James has some big shoes to fill. And we think she’ll do just...
Santa Cruz’s own equity theater company soarsIn an era when the arts are still getting hit hard financially, and money is so...
Burning questions for the crown princes of cannabis, Cheech & Chong
Paula Poundstone brings her quick wit to The Rio.
Local writer and performer Patrice Vecchione brings her one-woman show home
You can’t keep her down, so it’s best fly high with Margaret Cho at Mountain Winery
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson ignites the UCSC summer stage with ‘Burn This’. Plus: We raise the curtain and look inside Shakespeare...
Is it just us, or can this woman actually save the human race?
The curtain rises for ‘Kiss Me Kate’
Lady Lily unveils the deeper truths about life—and working with Robert Altman
She turned tragedy into comedy and found the perfect way to heal. Now she’s inviting everybody to celebrate something divine: female sexuality
Andrzej Wajda on Zemsta, Roman Polanski and Polish Culture