The 2019 Season Is Sponsored by the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation

2019 Plays

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

June 27 – October 12, 2019


June 27 – September 6, 2019


June 28 – October 12, 2019

The Book of Will

June 28 – September 5, 2019

Twelfth Night

June 29 – September 7, 2019

Every Brilliant Thing

July 11 – October 12, 2019

The Price

September 12 – October 12, 2019

The Greenshow

June 27 – September 7, 2019

Upcoming Events

Be Part of a Unique Theatrical Experience

From the very beginning, Every Brilliant Thing is different. This isn’t a play you just sit back and watch. Instead of an actor onstage reciting soliloquies and speaking monologues to the open air, the actor speaks to you. To us. Right away, that traditional fourth wall is broken. There’s just no such thing in this play.

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Everything You Need to Know

The Utah Shakespeare Festival recently posed a series of questions to director Vincent J. Cardinal and actor Michael Doherty as they prepare to return to Cedar City in a couple of weeks and begin work on this amazing play. We think you will find their answers revealing, inviting, and honest. . . .

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Thanks to Donor, Child Care Prices Reduced

Thanks to a generous donation from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Foundation, child care at the Utah Shakespeare Festival will be even more affordable this year. The cost will now be only $10 per child per play, half the price of last year.

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The Festival at Red Butte Garden!

Zions Bank, Red Butte Garden, and the Utah Shakespeare Festival are joining together to present a concert version of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on June 6 at the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre in Salt Lake City.

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The Men Who Rescued Shakespeare

Imagine a world without William Shakespeare. Obviously, we would have none of his plays; no Hamlet, no Romeo and Juliet, and no A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Those plays are beautiful, complex, and arguably integral to the structure of Western culture. But it gets even worse. Without Shakespeare, we would be missing out on many popular musicals and movies—no Shakespeare in Love, no West Side Story, etc.

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