Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

Picnicking

Picnicking

Picnicking

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75 minutes before showtime, our grounds come alive with picnickers. Whether you take advantage of our convenient preshow dining options or just grab a glass of wine in the theater, food and drink make an evening at CSF complete. The Hellems Lawn and Shakespeare Gardens are open for picnicking with friends and family.

Savory Cuisines Catering is delighted to serve you this season with a variety of fresh dining options.

Please note that pre-orders must be placed at least 48 hours before the performance.

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Pre-order boxed dinners to enjoy before performances. Your choice of meal will be waiting for you before the performance! Please note that alcoholic beverages may not be preordered.

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Order at the show

Delectable snacks, boxed dinners, and beverages will also be available for purchase prior to performances. Come early for the best selections

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Pre-performance and intermission concessions

Visit the concession stands in the back of the Mary Rippon Theatre or the University Theatre Lobby and enjoy a variety of delicious foods to enhance your experience.

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Alcohol

Beer from Left Hand Brewing and wine are available for sale in the Shakespeare Gardens and in both theaters. Absolutely everyone is required to show a valid photo ID to purchase alcohol.

Please note private alcohol consumption (BYOB) is not legal at any time on the CU Boulder campus. You will receive a citation from the police and will not be permitted to enter any CSF venue while it is in your posession.

Group Catering

Making your group's evening special is a breeze! Catered meals are available for groups of 10 or more people featuring menus designed especially for the festival. Your party will enjoy a catered meal complete with chairs, tables and tableclothes, set up in your own special area. Please contact Savory Cuisines Catering directly at 303-440-1016 or catering@savorycuisines.com to schedule your event and receive details on menus and pricing!

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Indoor Preshow Talks Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

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Outdoor Preshow Talks Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

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Indoor Cast Talkbacks Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

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Outdoor Cast Talkbacks Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

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Love's Labour's Lost

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Love's Labour's Lost

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Starting at $20

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Starting at $20

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Starting at $20

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Starting at $20

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Starting at $20

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