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Mon, Jul 7, 2014 -- 10:00 AM

The State of the Arts in Silicon Valley


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The now-defunct San Jose Repertory Theatre.
The now-defunct San Jose Repertory Theatre.

The San Jose Repertory Theatre closed its curtain for good last month, citing financial woes. The closure of the 34-year-old company has prompted some soul-searching in Silicon Valley over local support for arts organizations. We discuss the future of the arts in the South Bay.

Host: Cy Musiker

Guests:

  • Kerry Adams-Hapner, director of cultural affairs for the City of San Jose
  • Mike Ryan, artistic director of Santa Cruz Shakespeare who recently performed in "Game On" at San Jose Repertory Theater
  • Robert Kelley, founder and artistic director of TheatreWorks, a theatre based in Palo Alto and Mountain View

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