Student matinees include a post-performance talkback with the cast and director and a pre-performance study guide. Available for school groups only. All Student matinee performances are at the New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street, Santa Barbara CA, 93101 (map).
Measure for Measure
Friday, October 18, 2019; 10:30 am
Friday, October 11, 2019; 10:30 am
One of Shakespeare’s most beguiling plays, this story of tyrannical authority, sexual power, gender politics, and the question of morality is especially resonant in today’s #MeToo culture. Approximate Run Time: 2 hours 30 minutes with intermission
Please note that the October 18th performance is currently SOLD OUT.
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Friday, December 20, 2019; 10:30 am
Jimmy Stewart meets The 39 Steps in this inventively comic and sweet radio play version of the beloved holiday story. A treat for the whole family. Run Time: 90 minutes no intermission
Emma The Musical
Friday, February 21, 2020; 10:30 am
A charming and clever musical adaptation – featuring 10 actors and 1 piano – of Jane Austen’s beloved novel about a beautiful, witty, self-centered young woman who plays matchmaker in disastrous ways. Run Time: 2 hours 30 minutes with intermission
Friday, April 17, 2020; 10:30 am
Fresh from Broadway, this new play about an African-American teenager who is arrested one night is a breathtaking and nail-biting drama that looks at subtle and not-so-subtle racism in American culture. Run Time: 90 Minutes no intermission