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Address: 351 W Center St, Cedar City, UT 84720-2470
Phone Number: +1 800-752-9849
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Adams Shakesepearean Theater, one of the venues of the Utah Shakespeare...

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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Cedar City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 -- this would have been around $700.00 Canadian. I was devastated --a Canadian city and what... More 

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this review

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 2016 season. The Utah Shakespeare Festival will be including a production of As You Like... More 

Cedar City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 review

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. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 balcony level patio and refreshment area with great mountain view. USF's many years of planning... More 

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this review

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

Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the first unofficial run of Henry V where there was a prop mishap. A banner... More 

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this review

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. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 honoring the theater and the past productions. The cast from Taming of the Shrew came... More 

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this review

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. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this review

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 stage and more space backstage are among the reasons for the change, but the size... More 

Cedar City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this review

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

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 place. Sitting here and watching Shakespeare in the evening it's something we've been doing for... More 

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Kami T, Manager at Adams Shakespearean Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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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