St George, Utah

Neil Simon Festival 2017

It’s considered a bit of a fluke that the world’s first and only professional theater company dedicated to honoring the works of America’s comic playwright, screenwriter and author Neil Simon is held in Cedar City, Utah. Simon has written more than thirty plays and nearly the same number of movie screenplays, mostly adaptations of his […]

Anes Does Shakespeare’s Long First Play

The regional premiere of the highly imaginative, vaudeville-infused William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (Abridged) tells the marginally-true (well, actually not true at all) story of what is claimed to be a long lost manuscript of William Shakespeare’s first play.  Playing on alternating days from July 28 to October 21, this fast, funny and frenzied […]

Randal L. Jones Gift to the Utah Shakespearean Festival

The 770-seat Randall L. Jones Theatre in Cedar City, Utah opened in June 1989, as a state-of-the-art indoor venue to enhance the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s ability to present world-class stage performances beyond those of The Bard.  Nationally recognized for its architectural beauty, the Randall L. Jones Theater on the campus of Southern Utah University, provides […]

Managing Our Most Valuable Resource

The most important resource here in our high desert community is water although, it seems, there is always too much or too little!  Conservation is a constant topic for discussion among local leaders concerned how a long hot summer during a dry year should be handled or how to plan for water needs here in […]

Outdoor Sculpture Adds to the St. George Lifestyle

The Art Around the Corner Foundation in St. George, UT is dedicated to supporting the arts, enhancing the community’s lifestyle through art; and, displaying fine art on nearly every street corner in historic downtown St. George.  This organization – which has changed names a few times since its formation in 1988 – was a driving […]