2015 Festival Season Auction

November 6–16, 2015

Take home a souvenir from the 2015 season stages. 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

February 20, 2016
Grand America Hotel
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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. 

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.

Twenty-Fourth Annual Board of Governors Fundraising Gala

July 2016
Cedar City, Utah

You're invited to enjoy the twenty-fourth annual gala with the Utah Shakespeare Festival! The Festival's most-important fundraiser of the year supports 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.

Bardway, Baby!

August 2016
Approximately 11:30 p.m.
Location TBA

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.

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, Executive Director R. Scott Phillips, and Artistic Director David Ivers to historic, picturesque, and exciting lands.

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

Top photo: Nigel Huckle (top) as Lt. Joseph Cable and Samantha Ma as Liat in South Pacific, 2015.