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

Casting for Romeo and Juliet and Shakespeare in Love

The Utah Shakespeare Festival recently announced many of the actors playing roles in Romeo and Juliet and Shakespeare in Love this summer. The two plays are complementary to each other (Shakespeare in Love imagines how the Bard may have written Romeo and Juliet), and many of the actors will play the same or similar roles in the two plays.

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Shakespeare Cinema Celebration Scheduled

The Utah Shakespeare Festival Education Department and Southern Utah University’s Center for Shakespeare Studies are sponsoring the second annual Shakespeare Cinema Celebration on April 22 in the Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre.

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Shakespeare: The Man and the Myth

William Shakespeare is a name that conjures up a lot of thoughts. From Iago to Katherine, his plays have inspired us for hundreds of years. However, this influential artist is difficult to pinpoint historically. 

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Ten Shakespeare Plays You Didn't Know You Knew

Whenever we gather in a theatre for a Shakespeare play and settle into our seats, we’re excited to get started and watch the show. But if you haven’t seen the play before, you may flip open the program and read the synopsis to get familiar with the story. The likelihood, though, is that you’ve already seen parts of these Shakespeare plays. 

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Festival Announces More Casting for 2017

The Utah Shakespeare Festival recently announced more actors and their roles for the 2017 season. Some of them will be familiar to Festival audiences, while others are new to Cedar City, but well known at other theatres across the country.

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