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

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Two Senior Staff Members Leaving the Festival Stage

Two senior staff members will be taking their bows and exiting the Utah Shakespeare Festival stage this fall. Jyl Shuler, long-time development director, has announced her retirement effective October 31; and Zachary Murray, general manager and recently interim executive director, is taking a new job in the Southern Utah University Budget Office beginning October 1.

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Don't Ya Dare Miss It!

I can hardly wait! The Tavern will delight families, so I’m bringing the kids along for this one. Although it was not written with children in mind, it is family-friendly and promises to entertain audiences of all ages, from all places.

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The Tavern and Territorial Utah

In late-1800s Utah, railroad tracks from east and west were joined for the completion of the first transcontinental railroad, the first telephone service in the state was established in Ogden, and the Utah Territory was being administered by a series of territorial governors appointed by the president of the United States. Such is the background for The Tavern.

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Patrick Page to Perform One Day Only at the Festival

After twenty-eight years away, Patrick Page is returning to the Utah Shakespeare Festival to perform his one-man show All the Devils Are Here, an exploration of the evil depicted in Shakespeare’s plays. He will present a public performance in the Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre at 2 p.m. on September 29. General admission tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Festival Ticket Office.

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The Greenshow Presents Local Musical Groups

Utah Shakespeare Festival audiences, who have loved this year’s edition of The Greenshow, have a chance for a different treat during the last week of the popular and free pre-play entertainment. On the evenings of September 4–9, The Greenshow stage will become home to three local musical groups sure to be hits with Festival guests.

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