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First visit - will not be the last

Came for the festival and spent the days hiking. Cedar City is a great base to explore the... read more

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Good for a belly laugh The Foreigner

We are not into the deep Shakespeare plays. We chose to go and see The Foreigner, based on the play... read more

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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...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came for the festival and spent the days hiking. Cedar City is a great base to explore the phenomenal natural beauty in Southern Utah. It’s a quaint and interesting town. Saw 3 evening performances: The Liar, The Foreigner and Othello. Liked The Liar (hilarious) and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are not into the deep Shakespeare plays. We chose to go and see The Foreigner, based on the play bill. It was great. Lots of good comedy, family clean. We laughed a lot, enjoyed the play and got home safe. Great evening. We will...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been attending for several years This year the shows were above average and the casts were really excellent

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you've never experienced Shakespeare this is the place to do it. The play orientations prep. you for the story and are absolutely essential if you're unfamiliar with history and the plot of the play. I fell in love with this a year ago and...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both Shakespeare and non-Shakespeare plays are top-notch. Actors and literary seminars add to the experience to get other opinions of the plays and open discussion with actors or other festival-goers.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to two plays and absolutely loved them! Not only is the location, sets, and atmosphere awesome, but the acting level is second to none! We will be back again and again!!!

Thank Ken F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we sat at the end of the D row. Your seats are straight and so you get a cramp in your neck looking center stage! My girlfriend was almost in tears after a 3 hour play! Everyone gets a cup holder except those seats...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I usher for the festival and have seen many of the plays. The plays are great. Some are very funny and the musical will warm your heart. Great way to spend some time this summer

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Reviewed August 18, 2018

Went to Merchant of Venice in the outdoor theater. Very disappointed in the quality of acting considering the ticket price. Some of the actors were fabulous (whomever played Shylock), but most were very weak (for instance, the woman who played Portia). Women who played Antonio...More

Thank asdfasdfsad
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is the 7th year I've attended the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and it is the quality of the productions, the selection of plays, and the literary seminars that keep me coming back year after year. I have seen other productions of some of the plays...More

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