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Being Santa Barbara’s cultural heart doesn’t happen by accident. The Lobero Theatre Foundation staff are hard at work every day making sure this  theater remains the vibrant community resource we all know and love. Take a peek backstage, and see what’s happening.

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In 1952, flamenco icon, José Greco, brought his revered company to the Lobero Theatre for 4 riveting performances. Read more at our Intermission Series here

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The Lobero Blog

Sometimes 280 characters isn’t enough. Enjoy a few more in-depth stories and photos of our fabulous foundation and supporters.


1952: Onstage on this Date

1952 was the year America fell in love with José Greco and classical flamenco dance.…

1892: Onstage on this Date

Browsing the calendar of events at American theaters and opera houses in the late 1800’s…

1938: Onstage on this Date

On a wintery evening in February 1938, American singer Marian Anderson enthralled a Lobero audience…