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Adams Shakespearean Theatre

351 W Center St, Cedar City, UT 84720-2470
+1 800-752-9849
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Reviewed November 10, 2016
SoaringDuo
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Cedar City, Utah
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The play we saw was awesome. This review is more of a be aware ... When I phoned the number for... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2016
Sharon S
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The Adams Shakesepearean Theater, one of the venues of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, hosted its last performances in 2015. The Utah Shakespeare Festival now performs in three spaces, near the same location. the Engelstad Theater (a 900 seat outdoor replica of Shakespeare's Globe theater), the Randall L. Jones theater (an indoor, 750 seat space), and the Eileen and Alan Anes Studio Theater (a 200 seat studio performance space).
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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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Reviewed November 10, 2016

The Adams Shakespearean Theatre has been closed down because the new Center for the Arts project included an outdoor theatre and a black box theatre and the Southern Utah Museum of Art. It's an amazing center.More

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2016

Thanks for your post! The Adams Shakespearean Theatre was retired in 2015 and replaced by the Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre in 2016. While the structure of the Adams Theatre is still there for a few more years if you want to go take a look, there...More

Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

The play we saw was awesome. This review is more of a be aware ... When I phoned the number for tickets to see if any were available. I was told that the cost would be $539.00 American because they were an American company --...More

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2016

Thanks for your review, but you may have confused the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City, Utah, USA, with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. I suspect you actually attended the Stratford production of As You Like It, which is part of their...More

Reviewed August 30, 2016

Always love this event . The new theatre is beautiful. The plays are always done with expertise. This years costumes were outstanding and the actors are professional and ver talented.

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2016

Thanks for your review! More information about the Utah Shakespeare Festival and the new Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre, replacing the Adams Shakespeare Theatre, can be found under that listing.

Reviewed August 10, 2016

Utah Shakespeare Festival has replaced the beloved old Adams Theater with a stunning new theater center. The focal point is the Engelstad Theater--keeps the intimacy of the Adams, with same seating plan and thrust stage, with beautiful wood accents, discreet elevators, more restrooms (!), lovely...More

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2016

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so happy that you enjoy our amazing new spaces!

Reviewed July 17, 2016

We enjoyed, Much Ado About Nothing, and, Henry V, this trip. I always prefer the comedy, but my daughter, the theater actor, loved them both and was amazed at the sets, acting, and directing, as well as the stagehands. We happened to be there for...More

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2016

Thanks for your review. Our preview performances allow us to add audiences as the final element in the creation of the work on our stages. From time to time, there are elements that don't cooperate, as was the case when you saw Henry.

Reviewed September 8, 2015

We happened to be at both the last performance of a Shakespeare comedy and the last performance of a Shakespeare tragedy in the Adams Shakespearean Theater this past weekend. Each performance was amazing in itself. And each of the two ended with a special ceremony...More

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2015

Those were bittersweet evenings for all of us. So glad you were a part of it, and we hope you can join us next year in the Engelstad Shakespeare Theater's first season.

Reviewed September 7, 2015

This historic theater is now closed because it is not up to code. It is scheduled to be demolished. A new multi-million dollar venue is being constructed scheduled to open for the 2016 season.More

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2015

Yes, we officially closed the Adams Shakespearean Theater September 5, 2015. The Engelstad Shakespeare Theater, slated to open in spring of 2016 is modeled very closely after the Adams with some great improvements for the artists and audience. Better accessibility, great sight lines to the...More

Reviewed September 1, 2015

I am sad to see this theater closing after this season because there is nothing like seeing Shakespeare's plays performed in a setting similar to that of the Globe Theater in London. This historic theater will always be my favorite place to see a show.

1  Thank Porter S
Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2015

Thanks for your review. We hope you will join us next year in the new Engelstad Shakespeare Theater.

Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Modeled after the Globe Theatre near London, this is probably the closest replica of the original Globe Theatre that exists anywhere in the world. Even the Royal Shakespeare Company from England came here to do a TV special on this theater. It is an amazing...More

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2015

Thanks for your comments!

Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is my fifth year and still loving this. Great shows/talent and weather was terrific. Love all aspects of this.

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2015

Thanks for your comments!

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