Founder of Shakespearean Festival Changes Roles

Founder of Shakespearean Festival Changes Roles

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(KSL News) The founder of Utah's Shakespearean Festival is stepping down from day-to-day operations.

Fred Adams announced today in Cedar City he will concentrate on fundraising for his vision of a Shakespearean Center. He says the center's completion will boost the region's tourism and more.

Fred Adams, USF Founding Producer Emeritus: "It will make us unique in the American theatre world."

R. Scott Phillips, new USF interim director: "We are recognized across this United States as a regional theatre. I want us to become a premier national theatre."

The festival leadership changes will take place January 2nd.

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