Twenty-Third Annual Board of Governors Fundraising Gala

Friday, July 10, 2015
Cedar City, Utah

You're invited to enjoy Pacific Paradise with the Utah Shakespeare Festival! The Festival's most-important fundraiser of the year will feature an evening of wine, tropical mocktails, dinner, contribution opportunities, and more—including south seas entertainment and tickets to Rodgers and Hammerstein's timeless musical, South Pacific. All proceeds from this fantastic evening support the Festival's mission to present life-affirming classic and contemporary plays in repertory.

Last year's event raised over $90,000. Help us raise even more!

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Reservations required, please inquire at 435-586-7880 for more information.

Annual Las Vegas Fundraiser

Date: to be determined, 2016
Location: to be determined

Join the Festival for a special fundraising dinner in Las Vegas. As more details become available, we'll post them here. 

Or, for more information or sponsorship opportunities, call 435-586-7880.

Proceeds benefit the plays, interactive experiences, and educational programs of the Utah Shakespeare Festival.

Bardway, Baby!

Friday, August 7, 2015
Approximately 11:30 p.m.
Auditorium Theatre

A late-night event featuring Broadway showtunes performed by Festival company members. This benefit concert supports the Artistic Initiative Fund, which was created by artistic directors David Ivers and Brian Vaughn to promote the Festival’s growth in artistic excellence.

Online Fundraising Auctions

Multiple times a year, the Festival conducts online fundraising auctions either in conjunction with special events or just for fun. You need not physically attend the events to participate in the auctions.

Guests enjoy dinner at the 2015 Salt Lake City Fundraising Gala.

Guests enjoy dinner at the 2015 Salt Lake City Fundraising Gala.

Annual Salt Lake City Fundraising Gala

January or February 2016

Enjoy an evening of first-class entertainment and company while helping the Festival raise money for its Festival Forever Endowment. Proceeds from this event support the operations and maintenance of the Festival's facilities and properties, including those included in the new Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts.

The Festival Forever Endowment assures that future generations will have the opportunity to enjoy our award-winning plays and acclaimed educational programs. 

A group of travelers from the 2015 fundraising tour pose with the Lord Mayor of Stratford-upon-Avon.

Fundraising Travel Tours

Spring 2016

Berlin to Prague Viking River Cruise and Land Tour

Travel with members of the Festival staff, including Founder Fred C. Adams and Executive Director R. Scott Phillips, to historic, picturesque, and exciting lands.

For information on future tours, please inquire with Jyl Shuler at or 435-586-7884.