The Utah Shakespeare Festival has leased a 16,000 SF building in Cedar City to serve as a temporary home while Southern Utah University completes construction of the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts. Abraham Thiombiano of NAI Utah South represented both parties in this transaction.
The Utah Shakespeare Festival presents life-affirming classic and contemporary plays in repertory, with Shakespeare as our cornerstone. These plays are enhanced by interactive festival experiences which entertain, enrich, and educate.The Festival is held during the summer and fall on the campus of Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah, United States.
In 2000, the Utah Shakespeare Festival was the recipient of America’s Outstanding Regional Theatre Tony Award, presented by the American Theatre Wing and the League of American Theatres and Producers. In 2001 it received the National Governors Association Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts for Artistic Productions.
The Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts is expected to begin rising on the SUU campus summer 2014. This is in large measure thanks to the generosity of the Sorenson Legacy Foundation and the late Mrs. Sorenson, a visionary and singular friend of education and arts education for children in particular. The Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts will serve as the home to the new Shakespeare Theatre and a new studio theatre for the Utah Shakespeare Festival, an artistic/production building for the Festival, and the Southern Utah Museum of Art. The Center also features sculpture gardens and other outdoor features on the grounds.






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