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2016 Plays

Much Ado about Nothing

June 27 to September 8

Henry V

June 28 to September 10

The Three Musketeers

June 29 to September 9

The Cocoanuts

July 1 to October 15

The Odd Couple

September 14 to October 22

Mary Poppins

July 2 to September 3

Julius Caesar

July 29 to October 22

Murder for Two

August 4 to October 22

The Greenshow

June 27 through September 10, 2016


Enjoy a Festival Christmas at the Frontier Homestead Stake Park Museum

Are you looking for a fun, family friendly, affordable way to celebrate the Christmas season? How about Christmas at the Homestead—the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, that is!

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Festival Founder To Receive Cultural Achievement Award

Utah Shakespeare Festival Founder Fred C. Adams will soon have one more award to put on his already-crowded mantel. The Utah Cultural Alliance (UCA) recently announced that Adams will be the recipient of the Cultural Achievement Award.

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Festival Hires Sponsorships and Special Events Coordinator

The Utah Shakespeare Festival recently welcomed back Justin Jorgensen in a new position at the Festival: sponsorships and special events coordinator. Jorgensen received his bachelor of arts degree from Concordia University, then his master of fine arts in arts administration at Southern Utah University in 2013. During his time in Cedar City, he worked as a graduate assistant at the Festival.

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"Inherit the Wind" Scheduled as Part of Exploring Human Origins

As part of the Cedar City Library’s Exploring Human Origins exhibit, the Utah Shakespeare Festival has joined forces with the library and the community to present a staged reading of scenes from Inherit the Wind, a play which is based on the famous 1925 “Scopes Monkey Trial” in Tennessee. The scenes from the play will be presented November 11 at 7 p.m. in the Cedar City Festival Hall.

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Festival Season a Wholehearted Artistic Success

The most recent season at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, the last in the iconic Adams Shakespearean Theatre, was a wholehearted artistic success, according to Artistic Directors David Ivers and Brian Vaughn. The last spotlight was dimmed on October 31, after a Halloween production of Dracula—and now 2015 is one for the books.

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