The Broadway Playhouse has been the venue of choice for Local Santa Cruz performing artists since the late 1980’s.  The intimate, 62 seat,  black box theatre has hosts fantastic theater, music, literary and special events and is a proud community cornerstone of Santa Cruz.

In 2008, youth theater organization, West Creative Performing Arts, became the resident theater company and the Fun Institute joined at ta resident Improv company at the Broadway Playhouse.  Collectively, these organizations serve thousands of students annually ensuring the significance of the Broadway Playhouse in the Santa Cruz community for years to come.

The Broadway Playhouse values diversity, equality, and inclusion and supports human and workplace rights. We welcome a full spectrum of humanity.  We encourage and embrace collaborations highlighting the thoughts, work, and opinions of creators. We promote diversity of thought and support the positive advancement of our culture and community.