On December 14, I received an e-mail from a theater director friend. It had been forwarded to her from an actor, who had in turn received it from a Shakespeare Santa Cruz (SSC) insider. "Shakespeare Santa Cruz — the theater in the redwoods that has been around for 27 years — is in major financial trouble," the message read. "If $300,000 isn't raised by next Monday, December 22, the theater will close... More >>>
S.F.'s American Conservatory Theater saw its endowment take a big hit in 2008.