Home to The Granada Theatre, The Lobero, and The Ensemble Theatre Company at the New Vic, The Historic Theatre District provides world-class programming and access to the performing arts to diverse and passionate audiences. Located in the heart of Santa Barbara, these venues are within walking distance of each other, surrounded by award-winning restaurants, retail shops, and other exciting cultural venues and events.
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Lobero Theatre
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The Granada Theatre, the Lobero Theatre, and the Ensemble Theatre Company at the New Vic are leaders in the performing arts community of Santa Barbara. By working together as Santa Barbara’s Historic Theatre District, these three theaters are providing cooperative programming and access to the performing arts to Santa Barbara’s savvy patrons and presenters.  Stay tuned for more announcements in this exciting collaboration, including multi-venue ticket packaging, convenient purchasing, volunteer opportunities, and more.

“This kind of collaboration is what Santa Barbara is all about, and the partnership established here will enhance the performing arts experience for artists, residents, and visitors throughout the year, I look forward to spending time at all three venues, and sharing the message of Santa Barbara’s Historic Theatre District.”

– Former Mayor Helene Schneider