Theater

Pioneer Theatre Company Debuts New Musical ‘Shucked’

Pioneer Theatre Company debuts Shucked, a brand-new musical comedy following a town facing deception, revival and yes, lots of corn.

Pioneer Theatre Company Opens Season With ‘Scapin’

Pioneer Theatre Company begins its 2022-23 season with a production of Molière's "Scapin" adapted for 2022 audiences by Stephen Wrentmore.

Review: ‘SLACabaret: Down the Rabbit Hole’ at Salt Lake Acting Company

Salt Lake Acting Company's "SLACabaret" follows a group of very different Utahns searching for bottled and diffused enlightenment at an essential oils convention.

Go ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’ With Salt Lake Acting Company’s ‘SLACabaret’

Alice in Wonderland meets essential oil MLMs in "SLACabaret"

Review: ‘Mestiza, or Mixed’ at Plan-B Theatre

Melissa Leilani Larson’s new play "Mestiza, or Mixed" is a relatable and specific family drama centered on a Filipina screenwriter living in Salt Lake City.

Melissa Leilani Larson’s ‘Mestiza, or Mixed’ Explores Mixed-Race Identity

Melissa Leilani Larson has established herself as one of Utah’s most successful playwrights and screenwriters. She has written stage adaptations of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Persuasion; Little Happy Secrets, a...

Review: ‘Hello Dolly!’ at Pioneer Theatre Company

The cast of "Hello Dolly!" at Pioneer Theatre Company draws out the musical's natural humor and quiet emotional resonance.

Paige Davis Stars in ‘Hello Dolly!’ at Pioneer Theatre Company

Carol Channing. Barbra Streisand. Bette Midler. Few roles in musical theater—for men or women—have as storied of a legacy as the lead part in Hello Dolly! The classic musical is a nostalgic...

Broadway at the Eccles Announces 2022-23 Season

The 2022-23 season of Broadway at the Eccles includes "Les Misérables" and the Utah debuts of "Moulin Rouge!" and "Ain't Too Proud."

Review: ‘Passing Strange’ at Salt Lake Acting Company

Now at Salt Lake Acting Company is one of the most exciting, vibrant shows I’ve seen on a Utah stage in recent memory. The Utah premiere of Passing Strange, a one-of-a-kind coming-of-age...

Review: ‘Aftershock’ at Plan-B Theatre

Your mental image of the typical Mormon family could probably use a few updates. In Utah, people both inside and outside the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can easily conjure...

Review: ‘Fireflies’ at Pioneer Theatre Company

If you’re even a casual rom-com fan, the basic plot of Fireflies, a play by Matthew Barber now at Pioneer Theatre Company, should be pretty familiar. You could probably get a good...

‘Passing Strange’ Makes its Utah Debut at Salt Lake Acting Company

More than 13 years after its first Broadway performance, Passing Strange is finally making its Utah debut. The raucous rock musical will be performed at Salt Lake Acting Company from April 6-May...

A Single Mormon Takes Center Stage in Plan-B Theatre’s ‘Aftershock’

In the wake of a worldwide pandemic shutdown, an earthquake that shook Salt Lake City and sudden isolation from others, Teah (Estephani Cerros), a single, LDS woman, goes to see a therapist...

New Beginnings in Pioneer Theatre Company’s ‘Fireflies’

A small-town story of surprising romance, Fireflies, a 2017 play by Matthew Barber, will have its Utah premiere at Pioneer Theatre Company on April 1. In contrast with PTC’s last production—the brash,...

Review: ‘Something Rotten!’ at Pioneer Theatre Company

At the beginning of the pandemic, some writers pointed out that Shakespeare wrote one of his most acclaimed plays, King Lear, in the middle of a plague. This led to speculation on...
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