2017 Season Sponsored by The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation

2017 Plays

Shakespeare in Love

June 30 – September 8, 2017

Romeo and Juliet

July 1 – September 9, 2017

As You Like It

June 29 – September 7, 2017

Guys and Dolls

July 3 – September 1, 2017

A Midsummer Night's Dream

July 4 – October 21, 2017

Treasure Island

July 5 – September 2, 2017

The Tavern

September 19 – October 21, 2017

How To Fight Loneliness

August 25 – October 14, 2017

The Greenshow

June 29 – September 9

Upcoming Events

Festival Employee Recognized as Fellow

Long-time Utah Shakespeare Festival employee Judy Adamson was recently made a Fellow of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology at its conference in St. Louis.

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Festival Announces First Round of Casting

The Utah Shakespeare Festival recently announced the casting of the first eight actors for the 2017 season. All are familiar faces, having appeared at the Festival in the past.

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How Does Long John Silver Stack Up?

Long John Silver of Treasure Island fame may be the best-known pirate, real or mythical, of all time. But how does Robert Louis Stevenson’s character stack up when compared with real pirates?

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Thanks to Our Volunteers

The evening of March 20 was set aside at the Utah Shakespeare Festival to recognize our wonderful volunteers. Over 200 men and women put in countless hours each year hosting, ushering, preparing mailings, and completely numerous other tasks.

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Nathan Detroits through Time

Guys and Dolls has been popular ever since it premiered on November 24, 1950. It has won dozens of awards throughout its runs and revivals, and, through time, there have been many faces for Nathan Detroit. From Bob Hoskins to Patrick Swayze, famously talented men have taken on the role in their own way.

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