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Utah Shakespeare Festival

351 W Center St, Cedar City, UT 84720-2470
+1 435-586-7878
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Even teens will enjoy Shakespeare

I honestly wondered if my teams would get into watching Midsummer Nights Dream. But they were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scarehaircare
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South Jordan, Utah
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Shakespear on stage

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is an interesting set of plays. We saw "Shakespeare in Love", "Romeo... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
timeoffagain
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utah
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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351 W Center St, Cedar City, UT 84720-2470
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+1 435-586-7878
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I honestly wondered if my teams would get into watching Midsummer Nights Dream. But they were laughing along with the rest of the audience. Even my daughter with Down syndrome was laughing hysterically at some of the visual jokes. The physicality and comedic timing of...More

Thank Scarehaircare
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for brining your teens to the Festival! The free pre-show orientations are a great way to lessen any hesitation about attending and understanding Shakespeare. The orientation leader will give enough information to help everyone with the characters and plot, and then our talented actors...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is an interesting set of plays. We saw "Shakespeare in Love", "Romeo and Juliet", and "As You Like It". The acting, singing, and musical performances are superb. The stories are hard to follow for the first 30 minutes because of the...More

Thank timeoffagain
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our fourth trip to the festival and as always it did not disappoint us. We plan our trip to see five plays over three days. We saw As you Like It and Shakespeare In Love in the Engelstad Theatre. This s a wonderful...More

Thank McWett
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your comments about Cedar City, the Festival, and the amazing artists who work here. See you next year!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever I attend this amazing festival, I am overwhelmed by the quality of the performances and the free seminars. Where else can you see a new play like "How to Fight Loneliness," a wonderful interpretation of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," one of the most beautiful...More

Thank Grammy H
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your great review. We offer an immersive theatre experience. So much more than just a night at the theatre! Guests can set up a visit like this: pre-show orientation 1:15 and 6:45 performance 2 pm and 8 pm play discussion 9 am and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the Utah Shakespeare Festival. We try to go every year. It is very good. Love the Shakespeare comedies.

Thank wiseoldbull
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't believe the venue. It's a pretty darn good replica of the Globe theater in London. Excellent venue. Play was wonderful. Acting very very good. We will plan several more for next season. Thoroughly enjoyed ! Highly recommend.

Thank mroland61
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review, and we'll see you next year!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love it and plan to return next year. First time seeing Shakespeare anywhere. Everything is so well thought out. Play orientation in the evening is a must do. Also the Greenshow outside. Superb acting and story telling. This is a place where everyone is...More

Thank Michael N
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review - our pre-play orientations help make Shakespeare accessible for anyone! See you next year!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a long time fan of the festival we were impressed this year as there was seating for the disabled/senior folks at the green show. The ADA parking is still lacking as there are only four spaces closest to the the Engelstad Theatre. The plays...More

Thank JohnNV51
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With perhaps the most iconic lineup of plays in years, the Festival was wonderfully fresh and charming. We enjoyed all of the plays immensely.

Thank Bonnie S
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spoken as someone who has been attending the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for 40 years, Cedar City is outdoing Ashland in every conceivable way now - thanks to directors who are focused on the content of the storytelling and not on making political statements (that aren't...More

Thank sfdann
Kami T, Manager at Utah Shakespeare Festival, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review!

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