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Shakespeare Festival Announces 2021 Season, Dedication Of The Festival To Late Founder

Photo by Karl Hgh. Copyright Utah Shakespeare Festival 2019.

After cancelling the 2020 season due to the coronavirus, officials from the Utah Shakespeare Festival announced the shows for the 2021 festival on Monday. The event will mark the festival’s 60th Anniversary and celebrate founder Fred C. Adams who passed away earlier this year. 

The season will feature eight plays in three theatres. Shows will include: William Shakespeare’s Richard III, The Comedy of Errors, Pericles, and Cymbeline; Ragtime by Terrence McNally, Stephen Flaherty, and Lynn Ahrens; The Pirates of Penzance by W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan; Intimate Apparel by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage; and The Comedy of Terrors by John Goodrum.

The season will run from June 21, 2021 through October 9, 2021. Tickets and more information at