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

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Spectacle, Humor, and Romance Coming This Fall

The world’s most famous vampire, a cigar-smoking man in a dress, and one of theatre’s most loveable mutts can all be found this fall at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Five of the Festival’s six summer shows will be closing the first week of September; but Charley’s Aunt will continue its summer run, along with two additional offerings, Dracula and The Two Gentlemen of Verona, through October 31.

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Fall Food Drive at the Festival

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is once again collecting food for the less fortunate in our community. The 12th annual Fall Food Drive will be September 11 to October 31, with a goal to exceed last year’s donation of 3,467 pounds of food to the Iron County Care and Share.

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Shakespeare Festivals Serve As a Source of Inspiration

Recent visits to the Utah Shakespeare Festival by two notable figures in the theatre and literary worlds have at least one thing in common. Both Sam White, founder and executive director of Shakespeare in Detroit, and Ian Doescher, author of the popular William Shakespeare’s Star Wars books, cite attending Shakespeare festivals as inspiration for their work. 

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SUU & Festival Fellowship Program Continues

Now in its second year, the SUU Fellowship Program at the Utah Shakespeare Festival is now running at full steam. This program provides Southern Utah University students an opportunity to work at professional theatre while gaining credit towards their degrees.

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Company Spotlight: Isabel Smith-Bernstein and Gail Wolfenden-Steib

Meet Company Members Isabel Smith-Bernstein (Dramaturg) and Gail Wolfenden-Steib (Costume Painter/Dyer).

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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

Amadeus

June 25 to September 5, 2015

Charley's Aunt

June 25 to October 31, 2015

South Pacific

June 27 to September 4, 2015

Dracula

September 25 to October 31, 2015

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

September 24 to October 31, 2015

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