The 2015 season is sponsored by The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation.


Author of William Shakespeare’s Star Wars Scheduled As Keynote Speaker

The Wooden O Symposium, hosted by the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Southern Utah University, and the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association, is excited to announce Ian Doescher, author of the William Shakespeare’s Star Wars series, as the keynote speaker at this year’s conference. He has “translated” five of the six Stars Wars episodes into iambic pentameter and Shakespearean English.

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The Glories of Playing Falstaff

11 times inside the belly of the behemoth.  And like Shakespeare I’ll coin a new word:  Anthroportrayology; the study of Falstaff by performing him.  Here are clumsy, random and oddball observations I’ve made of the Fat Knight being the Fat Knight.

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Company Spotlight: Kaitlin Mills and Aaron Stephenson

Meet company members Kaitlin Mills (Actor) and Aaron Stephenson (Lead Audio Engineer). 

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Audiences Are Raving

"Tremendous." "Action, drama, and intensity abound." "Must see." "Amazing. Loved every second." "WOW!" "What a show!" Guests have been flocking to our 2015 season, and many of them have commented on social media or via email on their "Festival Experience."

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Bardway, Baby!: A Night of Disney Magic

Bardway, Baby! is back at the Festival for its sixth annual night of musical entertainment. Bardway, Baby! is a late-night concert event which, this year, will feature the music of Walt Disney productions. Performed by Festival actors, the concert will be August 7 at 11:30 p.m. in the Auditorium Theatre.

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2015 Plays

King Lear

June 27 to September 4, 2015

The Taming of the Shrew

June 25 to September 5, 2015

Henry IV Part Two

June 26 to September 5, 2015


June 25 to September 5, 2015

Charley's Aunt

June 25 to October 31, 2015

South Pacific

June 27 to September 4, 2015


September 23 to October 31, 2015

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

September 24 to October 31, 2015

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