Utah Shakespeare Festival 2017 Season
Date: June 29, 2017 - October 21, 2017
The Utah Shakespeare Festival is a regional Tony-Award winning professional repertory theatre company that produces Shakespeare, classical drama, and musicals. Other related activities include Greenshows, orientations, seminars, classes, backstage tours, Words Cubed new play series, and a Shakespeare-in-the-Schools tour. Nine plays are performed in rotation in two state-of-the-art indoor theatres, as well as a brand new outdoor theatre resembling an Elizabethan playhouse. The season begins the end of June and runs through October each year. Founded in 1961, it is one of the oldest and largest Shakespearean festivals in North America. The 2017 season includes Shakespeare's As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as well as Shakespeare in Love, Guys and Dolls, Treasure Island, The Tavern, How To Fight Loneliness, and William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged).