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A promising third act for Santa Cruz Shakespeare

Published Sunday July 31

Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s whole new venue, the Grove at DeLaveaga Park, was planned, funded and built in just over a year. You have to climb hills and traverse a golf course to get there, but you’re rewarded with rustic elegance: a spare stage nestled within a eucalyptus grove.

This “Hamlet” marks an impressive rebound for the company, which has weathered 2 colossal struggles in recent years. In 2013, UC Santa Cruz announced that after 3 decades, it would no longer help fund the theater, forcing it to to scramble to form its own nonprofit.

But if there are doldrums in the 2nd act of this “Hamlet,” the production as a whole suggests a promising 3rd act for Santa Cruz Shakespeare.

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