Festival Schedules Military Appreciation Days
The Utah Shakespeare Festival will be celebrating our Armed Forces by offering free tickets to all our 2017 plays to service personnel and their families. The Festival appreciates the sacrifices of the men and women who serve and wants to recognize their dedication and commitment to this country.
The Festival will be proud to welcome Utah’s 222nd National Guard and any other active or inactive service personnel, as well as their families, to the following shows and dates (all the shows begin at 8 p.m.:
Treasure Island, Randall Theatre, August 23.
Guys and Dolls, Randall Theatre, August 24.
As You Like It, Engelstad Theatre, September 4.
Shakespeare in Love, Engelstad Theatre, September 5.
Romeo and Juliet, Engelstad Theatre, September 6.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Randall Theatre, September 8.
How to Fight Loneliness, Anes Theatre, October 10.
The Tavern, Randall Theatre, October 11.
William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged), Anes Theatre, October 12.
Military personnel are invited to reserve tickets by contacting the Festival ticket office at 800-PLAYTIX. A valid military ID will be required to pick up the tickets, and there is a limit of four tickets per show per family. Space is limited for this special offer, so call soon to reserve your seats.
“We are excited and proud to make this offer to our military personnel and their families,” said Joshua Stavros, media and public relations manager. “It is a small way that we can say ‘thank you’ for the sacrifices they have made for us and our country.”
The Utah Shakespeare Festival is part of the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts at Southern Utah University, which also includes the Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA).