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


A Chat with Fred Adams

It’s been a rainy, cool spring in Cedar City, but our rehearsals are underway and construction for the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts is progressing. All in all, a perfect time to chat with Fred C. Adams, founder of the Festival and director of this year’s The Taming of the Shrew

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Red Rocks and the Wooden O

In 1977, the Adams Memorial Shakespearean Theatre, nestled within the red rocks of southern Utah, launched the Festival into a new era of production and itself would be a character in every performance. The “unworthy scaffold” would become the “wooden O” for the Utah Shakespeare Festival.

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Affordable Option for Students

In an effort to help students attend the Festival at reduced prices, the Festival has announced the return of the Student Access Pass. This pass can be purchased for a one-time fee, and it gives the student the ability to attend as many Festival plays as he or she wants, at no additional cost.

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Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday

The Bard’s Birthday Bash, a chance for students to share their theatrical work and enjoy a birthday party for Williams Shakespeare, is scheduled for April 23 and 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds surrounding the Adam’s Shakespearean 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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