Historic Theatre District Launches TicketsSB.org

Historic Theatre District Launches TicketsSB.orgWith the ever-increasing abundance of world-class performing arts in Santa Barbara, the Historic Theatre District, home to The Granada Theatre, the Lobero Theatre, and the New Vic Theater, recently launched a new website, TicketsSB.org. TicketsSB.org provides convenient and streamlined access to each venue's website, increasing access to the performing arts, to diverse and passionate audiences, furthering the mission of the Historic Theatre District.

"Having one centralized website allows our historic theaters to collaborate on community-wide performing arts initiatives and leverage exposure for each other, all while further promoting the thriving performing arts scene in the Santa Barbara community." shared Craig Springer, President and CEO of the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts.

Located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara, the Historic Theatre District venues are within walking distance of each other, and are surrounded by award-winning restaurants, retail shops and other cultural attractions. The three theatres are kicking off 2018 on a high note, with dynamic, robust performance schedules:

The Granada Theatre continues its 'Movies that Matter with Hal Conklin' Film Series with Hidden Figures on February 19, and its 'Cine en Domingo' Film Series with La Bamba on March 11. The Granada Theatre Concert Series continues with the legendary Beach Boys on September 21. Resident company highlights include Cameron Carpenter on February 12, presented by UCSB Arts & Lectures, two showings of Bernstein & Americana on February 17 and 18, presented by the Santa Barbara Symphony, 6-Time Tony Winner Kinky Boots on February 20 and 21, presented by the Theater League, the Barber of Seville on March 2, presented by Opera Santa Barbara, and the San Francisco Symphony on March 28, presented by Community Arts Music Association of Santa Barbara (CAMA).
The Lobero Theatre continues it's Lobero Live series with An Evening with David Rawlings on March 2 and It's Magic! on March 31. Jazz at the Lobero continues with An evening with Derek Douget on February 23 and Charles Lloyd and Friends on March 15. Other highlights at the Lobero Theatre include Peter Serkin on the piano on February 24, presented by CAMA and Romeo and Juliet on March 23 & 24, presented by State Street Ballet.

The Ensemble Theatre Company at the New Vic continues its 2017-18 season with The City of Conversation, starring Meredith Baxter and Sharon Lawrence, (February 8 - February 25) and The Invisible Hand (April 12 - April 29).

Stay tuned for announcements coming soon to TicketsSB.org, including multi-venue ticket packaging, convenient purchasing, volunteer opportunities, and more. For more information about The Historic Theatre District, visit TicketsSB.org.

About The Granada Theatre

The SBCPA, a privately-funded 501(c)(3) corporation established in 1983, is dedicated to providing best-in-class production, sales and administrative support to arts organizations from throughout the Santa Barbara region, including its Historic Theatre District partners (Lobero Theatre and the New Vic Theatre) as well as its eight resident companies (CAMA, Music Academy of the West, Opera Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Choral Society, Santa Barbara Symphony, State Street Ballet, Theater League and UCSB Arts & Lectures).

The SBCPA's most visible service is operation of The Granada Theatre. Purchased by the SBCPA in 2003, restored and reopened in 2008, The Granada Theatre has state-of-the-art electrical, sound, lighting and fly systems, large and up-to-date dressing rooms, as well as contemporary audience amenities. By providing a world-class venue with skilled house management staff, production staff, marketing and ticketing services staff, the SBCPA is making it possible for many of Santa Barbara's finest performing arts organizations to present their programs with the highest level of contemporary production support and audience comfort. For more information please visit www.granadasb.org.

The Lobero Theatre Foundation

Established as a 501c3 non-profit organization in 1938 to act as stewards for this important historic institution, the mission of the Lobero Theatre Foundation is to maintain and operate the historic Lobero Theatre as a performing arts center and cultural asset to the community of Santa Barbara, and to present the highest quality productions in music, dance, and theatre.

As committed managers of this community treasure, we ask for your partnership. Those who love the theatre, attend its performances, and care about preserving its unique history are our best resource for ensuring that the Lobero Theatre remains a vibrant center for performing arts.

About the New Vic

Founded in 1979, Ensemble Theatre Company is Santa Barbara's leading professional, resident theater company. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Jonathan Fox and Managing Director Jill Seltzer, ETC has attracted accomplished performing artists from around the country. ETC's 2017-18 Season has been generously sponsored by Leatrice Luria.

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