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Colorado Shakespeare Festival

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Have been coming for many years. Always top notch productions and theatrical talent. Some of the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Denver, Colorado
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Colorado Shakespeare Fest (CSF) always a great bet

Living in Boulder, CO, as theatre fans, my family has been attending CSF productions for years... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Kristin K
Louisville, Colorado
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The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company in association with the University of Colorado Boulder. Since 1958 the festival has celebrated and explored Shakespeare and his continuing influence and vitality through productions...more
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1301 Grandview Ave, Boulder, CO 80302-6209
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Have been coming for many years. Always top notch productions and theatrical talent. Some of the best Shakespeare I've ever seen has been here (Macbeth reset in tribal Afghanistan for one of many). I almost always go to productions in the small outside ampitheater with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

Living in Boulder, CO, as theatre fans, my family has been attending CSF productions for years. Even performances we don't prefer are typically great shows--and most performances here are fantastic in one way or another (e.g., some really strong actors, interesting interpretations, plays we haven't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

What a treat to watch a Shakespeare play in an open-air amphitheater in the middle of UC Boulder. It was a great evening out. Highly recommend adding it to your trip!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

I am a Shakespeare fan. I usually see 4 or 5 productions around the country each year. I was very pleased to attend my first show at the Colorado Shakespeare Company. An excellent cast graced the stage of the comfortable outdoor theater for a production...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dangerFlorida
Reviewed 28 July 2018

It's been on my bucket list for years to attend a Colorado Shakespeare Festival performance. Finally got to Boulder during the season and saw this performance. It was lovely! The venue is ideal. Everyone should attend one of their shows!

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

WONDERFUL productions combined with a weekend in an amazing town—what’s not to love? We’ve attended performances in both the University Theater and the outdoor Mary Rippon Theater and prefer outdoors, especially during a full moon! Be prepared for the weather—it can be hot or rainy,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Just saw the 3rd of 4 plays this season and they’re so much better than last year. In particular, do not miss Cyrano. It was fantastic! The language, the writing, the story, and the acting (in particular Scott Coopwood, but the entire ensemble) were excellent....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

If you visit or live in Boulder & regardless of age, it would be sinful to miss any production at this quality professional theater. Competently performed, the current production of Love's Labour's Lost is charming, colorful & provocative & that it's performed beneath vast Colorado...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Sorry, but I cannot recommend the performances at CSF. The actors look lost on stage, with no clear sense of purpose and story. This can only be a result of direction, or more precisely, lack thereof. Save your money and hours on this planet for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

The CU Shakespeare Festival performance of "Taming of the Shrew" was wonderful. The setting in Little Italy was interesting, and the use of the original speech went off very well. The cast did an excellent job, under difficult and often wet and slippery conditions. We...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Hello Karen, You can find our calendar for this summer at our website by clicking calendar on the top right. Sorry, Tripadvisor won't let us post a direct link! Or please give us a call at 303-492-8008 and we'll be happy... More