The 2016 Season Is Generously Sponsored by The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation.

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

Upcoming Events

The Tour of Utah Returns to Cedar City

The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, billed as “America’s toughest stage race,” is returning to Cedar City July 30 for the popular team presentations and on August 1 for the finish of Stage 1 of the race.

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Festival Excitement Continues with Two New Shows in New Theatre

The Utah Shakespeare Festival recently opened five plays, three greenshows, and a new theatre; but the excitement continues. Two more plays are set to open over the next three weeks as the Festival christens the new Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre.

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NAPP Plans Readings of Two New Plays

The 24th annual New American Playwrights Project (NAPP) takes the stage at the Utah Shakespeare Festival from August 12 through August 27. when two plays will be presented as staged readings in the new Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre

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Shakespeare and the Wild West

At first glance, Shakespeare and the early American West probably seem to have little in common. However, as blogger Brooke Vlasich soon found through the "Willy the Kid" exhibit at Southern Utah University, such is certainly not the case.

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Festival Announces Nine Plays for 2017 Season

At the end of a three-day celebration of the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s 2016 season and the opening of the new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts Saturday night, the Festival’s artistic directors shifted everybody’s sights ahead, and drew more applause and excitement, when they announced the plays for the 2017 season. The season, which will run from late June through late October, includes nine plays (one more than in 2016), with five premieres and four enduring classics. 

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