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Here’s What You Need to Know About the Neil Simon Festival

Family Time Vacation Rentals | 04.07.17

audience looking at stageNeil Simon is known for his ability to create storylines with both heart and comedic genius. His plays are known and loved worldwide, and he is the world’s most successful playwright. The Neil Simon Festival in Cedar City, Utah is a celebration of Simon’s work that aims to honor his many amazing scripts. It’s also a great way to immerse yourself in Southern Utah’s arts and cultural scene during your next vacation. Whether you’re a long-time fan or have yet to set foot in a theater, the Neil Simon Festival is a hilarious way to spend a weekend here.

Before you get your tickets for the Neil Simon Festival, make sure you download a copy of our complimentary Southern Utah Vacation Guide. It contains great suggestions for other fun events, outdoor activities, restaurants, attractions, and all kinds of things to do in Southern Utah. When you download the Vacation Guide, you’ll have everything you need to make memories that you and your loved ones will cherish for years to come. Check it out, and begin planning your ultimate Southern Utah family trip today!

About the Neil Simon Festival

The Neil Simon Festival showcases plays from the namesake himself, as well as other works by artists carrying on the tradition of Simon’s unique style. For a month during the summer, you can opt to see one or all of the shows that the festival brings to the stage.

The shows playing during the Neil Simon Festival 2017 season include:

  • Neil Simon’s Broadway Bound
  • Neil Simon’s The Dinner Party
  • Noises Off!
  • Under Construction: The Blue Collar Musical
  • Fireside in Zarahemla



There is also a special, one night only event where new playwrights will showcase their work. Attend the 7th Annual New Play Contest on Friday, July 28 at 5 pm to see plays from up and coming artists. You’ll have a chance to participate in a discussion afterward and help the creators improve their scripts. The winner will have a full-scale version of the play produced during next year’s festival.

The Neil Simon Festival: Tickets and Specials

Get your tickets to the Neil Simon Festival early. You can purchase tickets online to make the process easy. Have questions? Contact the staff at 435-297-0194, or email them at [email protected].

Also, make sure to consider the specials if you plan to see more than one show. For $80, you can see all four shows. You can also purchase the Laugh Pass: 6 admissions to any show, at any time, for $120 (a savings of $30). Members automatically receive 20% off their tickets.

Settle In at a Family Time Vacation Rental

After you enjoy the theatrics of the Neil Simon Festival, come back to your Family Time Vacation Rental for more good times! Our gorgeous, spacious homes provide some of the best places to stay in Southern Utah! Filled with everything you need for a great trip, many Family Time Vacation Rentals are located in the Panguitch, Duck Creek, and Brian Head areas, giving you easy access to the festival and other great attractions. Contact us today! We look forward to helping you make memories during your next family getaway!


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