NEWS: NEWS FROM THE UTAH SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: THE GREATER ESCAPE (CEDAR CITY)

June 16, 2017 — Cedar City, Utah
SHAKESPEARE E-GLOBE
Quinn Mattfeld (left) as Will Shakespeare and Betsy Mugavero as Viola de Lesseps inShakespeare in Love.
GET AN EARLY LOOK AT THE PLAYS
Want to get an idea of what some of the characters in this summer's plays will be wearing and what they will look like? Then, take a peek at the Festival's pre-season photography we recently added to our website. We think you will enjoy Long John Silver's beard, Hippolyta's gown, Sky Masterson's suit, and so much more.                                                                 
 
Alexis Baigue (left) as Bottom and Marla Lefler as Titania in the Festival’s 2017 touring production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
FESTIVAL RECEIVES TWO GRANTS FROM NEA
The Festival recently received word that it has been awarded two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts: an Art Works grant of $20,000 to help fund the creation of the world premiere of Neil LaBute’s How to Fight Loneliness and a $25,000 Shakespeare in American Communities grant to help produce the Festival’s Shakespeare-in-the-Schools 2018 touring production of The Tempest.
Get ready for more of The Greater Escape in 2018.
GET READY FOR 2018!
We know this season hasn't opened yet, but we also know that many of you look forward to next year and even purchase your tickets twelve months in advance. So, get ready! The 2018 season will be announced before the opening night performance of Shakespeare in Love onJuly 7 and public ticket sales will begin onJuly 15But if you would like to hear the news and purchase your tickets before July 15, become a member--the higher your membership level, the sooner you can purchase tickets.  
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