Directors for the 1991 Utah Shakespearean Festival season have been announced. All six of the directors, three of them newcomers and three with previous experience at the festival, have extensive theater credentials and expertise.

Returning to the festival are Kathleen Conlin, Rick Risso and Malcolm Morrison.Conlin, who directed "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" last season, is directing "The Taming of the Shrew," which will mark the first Shakespearean production in the Randall L. Jones Theatre.

Risso, who directed the acclaimed "Titus Andronicus," will direct Ben Jonson's "Volpone," in the Adams Theatre, and Morrison, who directed "The Importance of Being Earnest," will supervise "Hamlet," being presented for the fifth time in USF's 30-year history.

Making their festival directorial debuts in 1991 will be John Nevil-Andrews (George Bernard Shaw's "Misalliance"), Eli Simon (Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman") and David Hammond ("Twelfth Night").

The 1991 festival opens July 1 and continues through Sept. 7.

Advance ticket sales for the festival's 30th anniversary season are already under way. Tickets may be ordered by phone at 801-586-7878 or by writing to:

Utah Shakespearean Festival Box Office

Cedar City, UT 84720.

For further information or to receive a 1991 festival brochure, write to the same address or call 801-586-7880.