About 500 miles from Las Vegas, a blank stretch of desert has been transformed into a functioning city for just more than a week through the efforts of both organizers and the attendees themselves.
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Despite its dominance, the Tony-winning Shakespeare festival isn’t the only theater around — or even in town.
The “muse of fire” animates “Henry V,” the crown jewel (so far) of the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s 55th season, the first in the festival’s new Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre.
Marxism is alive and well and living at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
Practically perfect in every way. That’s not just a description of everyone’s favorite nanny but the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s production of the beloved musical that bears her name: “Mary Poppins.”
Some people hear the phrase “Caped Crusader” and think of Batman. But the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s “Three Musketeers” reminds us that caped crusaders were righting wrongs in Paris several centuries before the Dark Knight ever showed up in Gotham City.
Our arts picks this week include Clark County Wetlands Park’s open house and Super Summer Theatre’s production of “Memphis.”
The new production opens Wednesday in the center’s Reynolds Hall for three previews, each including an audience question-and-answer session that will help creators tweak the show prior to July 9’s gala opening.
People can view his paintings at the Sahara West Library, where a 50-year retrospective of Kreloff’s Pop Art-influenced work continues through Aug. 6.
When the first preview of “Much Ado About Nothing” opens the festival next week, it will mark the debut of the Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre, part of Southern Utah University’s $38.6 million Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center.