If you want to see Shakespeare's work in all of its glory this weekend, take a trip to Cedar City for the Utah Shakespeare Festival. But if you're looking for the next best thing, Utah Children's Theatre starts its own Shakespeare Festival (for kids and adults with short attention spans), tonight.

Here's what plays they're performing and when:

The Tempest

Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, seeks revenge against his jealous brother Antonio with help from a spirit named Ariel, after he's stranded on an island with his daughter Miranda for 12 years.

Friday, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 17, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 24, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 24, 7:30 p.m.

Much Ado About Nothing

Beatrice and Benedick claim to hate one another, but under it all are feelings neither is aware of, until circumstances outside their control bring them together. This is a Youthstage production, meaning actors 20 years old and younger will perform.

Friday, Aug. 9, 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 10, 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 10, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 17, 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 17, 7:30 p.m.

Breakfast with Shakespeare

Enjoy a pastry and drink while getting a quick education in the works of Shakespeare.

Saturday, Aug. 10, 10:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 17, 10:30 a.m.

Friday, Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 24, 10:30 a.m.

The Green Show

Utah Children's Theatre's free 15 minute performance featuring music, dance and other acts on Friday and Saturday nights at 6:45 p.m.

For tickets and more information, visit uctheatre.org