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Utah Shakespeare Festival

351 W Center St, Cedar City, UT 84720-2470
+1 435-586-7878
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Best Experience Ever!

We saw a few Shakespeare plays and a new writers showcase with actor/director talk back.. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amy T
Top Notch Theater in a Beautiful Setting

You will find productions here every bit as good as Las Vegas, and probably (I haven't been, so I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rusty T
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The Utah Shakespeare Festival produces the work of Shakespeare and other classic playwrights in three spaces at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts in Cedar City Utah. Plays, orientations, seminars, Greenshows, classes, camps, and tours complete a Festival experience.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great plays” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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351 W Center St, Cedar City, UT 84720-2470
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw a few Shakespeare plays and a new writers showcase with actor/director talk back.. The entire experience was wonderful!More

Thank Amy T
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Our season runs this year from June 29 to October 21. The new play showcase is called Words3, and it plays August 4-5, 11-12, and Sept. 1-2. You may also be interested to see a fully-mounted production of How to Fight...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You will find productions here every bit as good as Las Vegas, and probably (I haven't been, so I can't say for certain) as good as Broadway. World class acting, intimate seating, and Cedar City if a beautiful town with cool evenings and warm days....More

Thank Rusty T
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Hope to see you in Cedar City for our 2017 season - June 29 to October 21.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

You will find something for everyone - comedy, drama, musicals, an outdoor pre-performance of dancing, and music appropriate to the theme, Each year the performances get better, the costumes, sets, acting -all are top-notch! . The performances rival Broadway, the setting is charming, and you're...More

Thank Suzy P
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thanks for your review and for your years of attendance! We'll see you back here this summer for another wonderful season!

Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have lived in Cedar City for 13 years and found broadway quality theater in abundance here. We admit to being a little bit biased this season. Our granddaughter, a senior at Southern Utah University is assistant director for two productions. Guys & Dolls is...More

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Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thanks for your review. We love our student assistants, and it is great that they get experience at a professional theatre. We are excited for those shows too!

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The price of admission is great for the entertainment if you enjoy Shakespearean plays. Certainly would go again.More

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Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thanks for your review! Our seasons contain both Shakespeare and other types of shows each year. 2017 includes 3 Shakespeare plays: Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, and A Midsummer Night's Dream; two plays about Shakespeare: Shakespeare In Love and William Shakespeare's Long Lost...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've attended the Shakespearean Festival since I was young. It's fully of talent and enthusiasm and so much fun.

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Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

Thank you for your support of the Festival!

Reviewed 18 November 2016

The Utah Shakespeare Festival has come a very long way since it's humble beginnings. Winning the 2000 Tony award for outstanding regional theatre really put it on the map! The staff(not just actors) have really dialed in the Renaissance feel when you visit with the...More

Thank Doug J
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2016

Thanks for your review and your support of the Festival. See you next year!

Reviewed 25 October 2016

We attended "Julius Caesar" in the new Anes Studio Theater and loved it! This production used modern clothing and props, but did not change any of the language of the play. The studio theater was a new experience - very intimate (only seating about 200...More

Thank Jane T
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thanks for your review. See you next year!

Reviewed 24 October 2016

We moved to Cedar City just to make attending the USF easier. There is a wide range of plays available in 3 very different theatres. Be sure to attend the pre-show orientations and the post-show seminars. At the actors' seminar you can interact with a...More

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Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thanks for your review. I am so glad you have found all the events that enrich the experience of attending a play. Backstage Tours and Repertory Magic are ticketed events, as you know, but the rest of the enriching events are free! See you next...More

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Saw Julius Caesar and Murder for Two. Both were great. Great plays, great actors, great productions, great venues

Thank Dave W
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

Thanks for your review.

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LouAnne D
Is there a play Sept 28 or 29?
28 September 2015|
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Response from Paul8777 | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet is to go the the festival's website to find out.
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