Join Us As We Celebrate the Passion and Commitment of Festival Champions

Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Grand American Hotel • Salt Lake City, Utah

Celebrate with us those who give so much to the success of the Festival.

The honorary chairs for the event are Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox and his wife, Abby. The master of ceremonies will be Ben Livingston who has acted at the Festival many times, most recently as Benedick in 2016's Much Ado about Nothing

The 2017 honorees, who are being recognized for their years of support to the Festival are the Ashton Family Foundation, Rocky Mountain Power, and Roy and Elizabeth "Tibby" Simmons.

Finally, Executive Director R. Scott Phillips, who is retiring after forty years at the Festival, will be honored for his devotion and leadership.

Tickets On Sale Now.

For more information, including how to become a sponsor or donor of an auction item, please contact Justin Jorgensen at or 435-586-7877.

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

Fundraising Travel Tours


Spring 2017

"Explore the Adriatic from Athens to Venice" Viking Cruise and Land Tour

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

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

Bardway, Baby!

August 5, 2017
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.

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