The Guild of the Utah Shakespeare Festival


The Guild of the Utah Shakespeare Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit service organization founded to serve, support, and promote the Festival. It does so through dues, fund raising efforts, and volunteer service.


Services to the Festival Company

  1. Welcome Barbecue: This Guild-sponsored barbeque brings Guild members and the Festival company together for a great beginning to the season. Company and Guild members are free; Guild guests are $5 each.

  2. Backstage Store: The Guild's "store" supplies household goods to company members for a low rental fee.


2014 Guild-Sponsored Events

  1. Curtain Call Luncheons: Lunch and question-and-answers with Festival actors and artists. July 7, 17, 21, and 31 and August 4, 11, 18, and 25; and September 1; 12 noon; SUU Alumni House.
    $17.50 in advance through Festival Ticket Office or online; $20 at the door.

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  2. Christmas in July Arts and Crafts Faire:The location of this event will be on the lawn facing 300 West Street beside the east side of the SUU Auditorium. Numerous art, craft and food vendor booths will be available for visitors and locals alike.
    July 25 and 26, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., free to the public.
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  3. Guild Merchandise: Costume fabric "Quiltations" and Festival season key chains are available at the Randall L. Jones Theatre Gift Shop.


  1. Dues are $30 for individuals, $50 for couples, and $15 for students. Further donations are welcome. All dues and donations are tax deductible.

  2. The Guild donates all profits from activities, membership dues and donations to the Festival. Over $51,000 was donated by the Guild to the Festival in the last two years.

  3. Members joining by May 1 have names printed in the Summer Festival Souvenir Program.

  4. Members joining by August 1 have names printed in the Fall Souvenir Program.

  5. In addition to opportunities to volunteer for the Festival, Guild members receive free summer and fall company welcome barbecue invitations, and an invitation to the Guild’s annual meeting on June 4 at the Alumni House, featuring festival company speakers.

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For More Information
The Guild of the Utah Shakespeare Festival
Post Office Box 443
Cedar City, Ut. 84720
Susan Wooten, Guild president—435-867-0603

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