Shakespeare Festival | Kids Out and About Salt Lake City

Shakespeare Festival

Do you want your children to grow up well rounded and read? Do you despise the thought of Shakespeare? Do you love Shakespeare? Do you want to look sophisticated to peers? Do you want to see great performances of Shakespeare but don't want to sit for three hours? If you answered YES to any or all of these questions, then our festival is the event for you!!
2017 Shakespeare Festival runs every Saturday August 19th - September 30th
The Festival Faire  Free*
Main Theatre, Studio Theatre, Soda Fountain and Studio Classrooms 9:30am - noon
All ages welcome.
The Festival Faire is full of free* and paid activities and performances. and enjoy shows, archery, games galore, puppet shows*, face painting*, crafts*, food* and more! *some activities require a fee. Festival Dollares can be purchased at both buildings to be used for paid activities as well as any item at the Festival. Quantity discounts for larger bundles of Festival Dollares.

Puppet Shows $1/person ages 2+  ( no ticket required for babies in arms)
Studio Theatre 10:15am, 10:45am, 11:15am 11:45am Approximately 7-10 min each
All ages.
Four puppet shows, four different stories and styles. From Marionettes to hand puppets, the incredibly popular Puppet Shows will be moved to the Studio Stage. A very small entrance fee is required and helps support to cost of producing this magical series of performances.

Shakespeare Pop!  Free*
Studio Theatre 10am, 10:30am, 11am 11:30am 
Approximately 10 min each
All ages.
Four live shows performed by our comedic group of Shakespearean performers.
Comedy of Errors $15/ticket, small & large group pricing available

Main Theatre at 1:30pm
COMEDY, Approximately 1 hr 30 min with an intermission
Ages 4+ (no babies or toddlers permitted)
The Comedy of Errors is a comedy about separated family and mistaken identity involving two sets of twins. Confusing and funny!

Romeo & Juliet, A super-condensed one act play  $7/ticket
Studio Theatre at 12:15pm
TRAGEDY, Approximately 40 min

Ages 7+ (no babies or toddlers permitted)
One of Shakespeare's most well-known plays, this version uses Shakespeare's language, however it is cut for length and storytelling added for clarity. 

The Royal Breakfast  $8/person by reservation
Soda Fountain at 9:30am

All ages. 
Breakfast is served! reserve your spot to be treated to a wonderful breakfast. A selection of favorite breakfast items will be served with fresh fruit by our Soda Fountain staff. By Reservation, space is limited.
Our Soda Fountain and Concession Stand will be open during the festival. 


3605 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84115
United States


Contact name: 
Matt Ostasiewski
Email address: 
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some FREE events; some admissions fees; see schedule


All Ages Adults & kids together