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Parking at UCSC Campus Venues
Please plan on arriving on campus at least 30 minutes prior to events to allow for parking, ticketing, and seating. Parking is is strictly enforced and parking tickets are available at $4.00 per vehicle through nearby parking stations requiring cash. Learn more here.
All campus venues are wheelchair accessible. For disability-related accommodations, please contact the theater staff, upon arrival.
Assistive Listening Devices
Assistive Listening Devices are available for performances at the UCSC Theater Arts Mainstage, Second Stage, Experimental Theater, and the Music Center Recital Hall. Please check with the House Manager at least 30 minutes prior to the performance.
Music Center Recital Hall
The stunning Recital Hall is beautifully designed to accommodate 386 seats and provides a world-class acoustic environment to best enjoy performances.Recital Hall Seating Chart
For more information on the Recital Hall click here.
The Mainstage Theater at the UCSC Theater Arts Center seats 526 in an intimate performance space. The theater features a thrust stage and seating in five sections "in the round" providing clear vision for the audience from all angles. Most seats in the Mainstage Theater are accessible ONLY by stairs. A ramp at Door 5 provides access to the accessible seating area which can accomodate up to 2 wheelchairs users and their companions, or up to six people with mobility impairments. The Mainstage is equipped with handrails at the end of each row.
Mainstage Theater Seating Layout
For more information on this unique performance space click here
Second Stage Theater
The 215-seat Second Stage Theater is adjacent to the Mainstage Theater. It is a small performances space. The theater and all its seats are accessible without stairs.
Second Stage Seating Chart
This intimate "black box" theater provides a highly flexible performance space for theater productions. Seating is modular and varies with each production.
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Lick Observatory is located high above San Jose on Mount Hamilton. It is situated at the top of a winding road and provides stunning views and more through the observatory's high technology telescopes. Public events at Lick Observatory include the annual Summer Visitor Program and Summer Concert Series.
For information on Lick Summer Series click here. For questions: email@example.com