2017 Plays

Shakespeare in Love

June 30 – September 2, 2017

Romeo and Juliet

July 1 – August 31, 2017

As You Like It

June 29 – September 1, 2017

Guys and Dolls

July 3 – September 1, 2017

A Midsummer Night's Dream

July 4 – October 21, 2017

Treasure Island

July 5 – September 2, 2017

The Tavern

September 19 – October 21, 2017

How To Fight Loneliness

August 25 – October 14, 2017

The Greenshow

June 29 – September 2

Upcoming Events

Festival Leader Receives National Award

R. Scott Phillips, executive director of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, was recently named as the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Mark R. Sumner Award, granted yearly by the Institute of Outdoor Drama (IOD). The award will be presented at the National Conference on Outdoor Drama October 21 and 22 in Chillicothe, Ohio.

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The Art of Blood in Julius Caesar

Betrayal. Politics. Power. These are thematic elements that come to mind when one thinks of Julius Caesar, but in the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s recent production in the Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre there’s something else that’s essential to the play: blood. 

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Festival Adds Performances to Sold Out Murder for Two

The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s production of Murder for Two has become such a hit that almost all performances for the rest of the season are sold out. So, to accommodate the many guests who still want to see the show, the Festival is adding two additional performances.

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Long-Time Festival Volunteer and Friend Passes Away

The Utah Shakespeare Festival staff, artists, guests, and volunteers are saddened by the passing of Anne Judd on September 11.

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Festival To Open Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple

Oscar Madison and Felix Ungar have become synonymous with dysfunctional roommates. The characters, first created by Neil Simon in 1965 as a Broadway play, have since been adapted for films, several television series, and a cornucopia of skits and jokes. Now, the Utah Shakespeare Festival is bringing them to its stage, featuring two of Utah’s most beloved actors.

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