Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Let it Snow!

Long-Time Festival Actor and Director Passes Away

Long-Time Festival Actor and Director Passes Away

It is with great sadness but with memories of a life well lived that the Utah Shakespeare Festival announces the death of Howard Jensen, who appeared at the Festival as an actor in its opening year and has returned many times since to act and direct.

How You Can Help the Props Department...

How You Can Help the Props Department...

Do you wonder how we get all the furniture and props on stage? If you’ve ever attended a Props Seminar during your visit, you know that Ben Hohman, Props Director, and his team create magic.

Join us for a Christmas celebration at the Frontier Homestead State Park

Join us for a Christmas celebration at the Frontier Homestead State Park

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from the Utah Shakespeare Festival!

Enjoy Christmas of Yesteryear

Enjoy Christmas of Yesteryear

This December, the Utah Shakespeare Festival is partnering with the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum to present Christmas at the Homestead from December 8 through 13

Another Successful Season Supports the Festival Legacy

Another Successful Season Supports the Festival Legacy

With a $38 million project under construction, a world premiere adaptation, a visit from England, and the continuation of the Complete the Canon and History Cycle initiatives, the Festival showed no signs of slowing down in its 53rd season.

Update on the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts

Update on the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts

After years of planning, fundraising, and dreaming our new home is finally underway. A lot has changed since the end of August, and hopefully this will inspire everyone to dream big, because they can come true! 

David Ivers, Artistic Director - Guest Blog

David Ivers, Artistic Director - Guest Blog

I was approached last week by our PR department to do a little blogging on behalf of USF…Now…I’ve never done this before so you’ll have to forgive the form if it’s somehow not to “industry” standards.

Festival Inspires Generosity in Patrons

Festival Inspires Generosity in Patrons

Throughout the 2014 fall season, southern Utah residents were able to participate in the eleventh annual Festival food drive. Thanks to the generosity of the surrounding community, the Festival was able to donate 3,467 pounds of food to the Iron County Care and Share facility.

Happy Halloween from The Utah Shakespeare Festival

Happy Halloween from The Utah Shakespeare Festival

Fall is upon us, which means it's time for Halloween! 

Welcome Aubree Rasmussen & Nano Taggart

Welcome Aubree Rasmussen & Nano Taggart

Change is in the air at the Festival. Leaves are turning brilliant shades of red and orange, dirt is being turned for the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts all while we introduce two new faces to the Festival family. 

Eric Weiman- Guest Blogger

Eric Weiman- Guest Blogger

Another new face at the Festival is Eric Weinman who plays Fabian in Twelfth Night. 

High School Shakespeare Competition

High School Shakespeare Competition

Over 3,000 students and 118 schools will participate in the 38th annual Shakespeare Competition hosted by the Utah Shakespeare Festival and Southern Utah University. 

Rick Peeples- Guest Blogger

Rick Peeples- Guest Blogger

Meet Roderick Peeples, a favorite at the Festival, who is playing Professor Moriarty in Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure. 

Anthony Simone- Guest Blogger

Anthony Simone- Guest Blogger

Meet Anthony Simone. 

Singing For Supper: A Night of Music Benefiting the Iron County Care and Share

Singing For Supper: A Night of Music Benefiting the Iron County Care and Share

Utah Shakespeare Festival actors, musicians and company members will be hosting a special, one-night only benefit concert with all proceeds being donated to the local food pantry, the Iron County Care and Share.

Grant Goodman as Bernard in Boeing Boeing

Grant Goodman as Bernard in Boeing Boeing

Grant Goodman plays Bernard, the 60s playboy with three fiancées. 

Boeing Boeing Preview

Boeing Boeing Preview

Today’s preview is the first look at Boeing Boeing.

J. Todd Adams (Sherlock Holmes) and Roderick Peeples (Professor Moriarty)

J. Todd Adams (Sherlock Holmes) and Roderick Peeples (Professor Moriarty)

Meet J. Todd Adams and Roderick Peeples from Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure. 

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