Live theatre thrives in Santa Cruz
at The Colligan Theatre

Welcome to Jewel Theatre Company, the only year-round professional theatre company in Santa Cruz County.

Jewel Theatre prides itself on bringing you quality, professional actors performing in both familiar favorites and lesser known plays, by first-rate playwrights. Our seasons are eclectic, ranging from drama and musicals to comedy and classics. All in a quest to bring you inspired live theatre you’ll want to tell your friends about.


Santa Cruz Good Times says JTC "BEST THEATRE COMPANY in 2017."


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The Colligan Theatre –
1010 River Street
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Jewel Theatre Company wins prized National Theatre Company Grant honor from Founder of the Tony Awards, the American Theatre Wing. CLICK HERE to read about it.


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See ALWAYS . . PATSY CLINE at a discount with a subscription. CLICK HERE.


HOLIDAY SHOW ADDED!
SCROOGE: The Haunting of Ebenezer.
A ONE-MAN PERFORMANCE OF DICKENS' CLASSIC GHOST STORY
December 8-17, 2017

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PLAYING NOW – November 8 - December 3, 2017

ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
Created and originally directed by
Ted Swindley
Directed by Shaun Carroll


Due to demand, two additional shows have been added. Nov.29 (at 7:30pm) and Dec 2 (at 2pm).


More than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically in a plane crash in 1963, ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE is based on a true story about Cline's friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in l961, and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death. The musical play, complete with down home country humor and true emotion, includes many of Patsy's unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight… 27 songs in all. The show's title was inspired by Cline's letters to Seger, which were consistently signed "Love ALWAYS… Patsy Cline.


"Crowd-pleasing"  – Chicago Tribune


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PLAYING December 8-17, 2017

SCROOGE:
The Haunting of Ebenezer

A ONE-MAN PERFORMANCE OF DICKENS'
CLASSIC GHOST STORY

PERFORMED BY JEFF GARRETT

Like all of Charles Dickens' work, A Christmas Carol contains multitudes: a giant cast of characters, each with their own quirky name, memorable tics and distinctive humanity. Veteran Bay Area actor Jeff Garrett now steps up to play them all in a tour-de-force one-man show, Scrooge: The Haunting of Ebenezer. Watch the beloved ghost story come alive as Garrett transforms himself into Bob Cratchit, Jacob Marley, Fezziwig, Tiny Tim, Scrooge and many, many others. No movie or TV special can summon the wit and fire of the original work quite like one man, alone on the stage, tackling every character himself. Glory in Dickens' language and delight in Garrett's audacious skill as a performer in this limited engagement of Scrooge: The Haunting of Ebenezer.


"From the moment [Jeff Garrett] appears on stage... the audience will know they are in good hands" – Charles Kruger of TheatreStorm

CLICK HERE for more show information. Running time:  Approximately 80 minutes (no intermission).

Special Ticket Pricing: $35 preview and $40 all other
performances.


Season Lineup

ALL MY SONS
by Arthur Miller
Directed by Art Manke
September 6 — October 1, 2017

ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE
Created and originally directed by Ted Swindley
Directed by Shaun Carroll
Featuring Diana Torres Koss and Julie James

November 8 — December 3, 2017

SILENT SKY
by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Susan Myer Silton
January 24 — February 18, 2018

COMING OF AGE
A WORLD PREMIERE
by Kate Hawley
Directed by Paul Whitworth
March 14 — April 8, 2018

THE ODD COUPLE
by Neil Simon

Directed by Stephen Muterspaugh

May 2 — 27, 2018



CLICK HERE. See ALWAYS . . PATSY CLINE at a discount with a subscription.