Josh Petersen

Josh Petersen is the former Digital Editor of Salt Lake magazine, where he covered local art, food, culture and, most importantly, the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City. He previously worked at Utah Style & Design and is a graduate of the University of Utah.
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‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ Has a Lot That Goes Right

If you see The Play That Goes Wrong, now playing at Pioneer Theatre Company, don’t expect to spend the time before the play on your phone. As I walked into the theater,...

‘Oda Might’ is a Surprising Psychological Thriller

Oda Might, a new play at Plan-B Theatre Company by local playwright Camille Washington, takes place entirely in one blank room of a hospital, characterized only by one large window. In this...

‘Oda Might’ Opens Plan-B’s 2019-2020 Season

On one side: an accused murderer, a patient in a mental hospital and a spiritual medium whose newfound faith could either be a spiritual awakening or a clever trap. Oda Might Plan-B Theatre Nov. 7-17 Thursdays...

Facts and Fiction in PTC’s ‘Lifespan of a Fact’

Right now, there’s not much for journalists to laugh about. In an era of constant layoffs, corporate takeovers and endless accusations of “fake news,” it feels like the whole industry is in...

We Can Pickle That

The mighty pickle can stand strong in multiple seasons. Pickles are perfect for home gardeners hoping to preserve end-of-harvest leftovers or for chefs looking for an acidic counterpoint to heavier dishes. Plus,...

Let’s Have a Grown-Up Halloween

Even if you’re not a fan of haunted houses — or raiding the kids’ candy bowl after dark — there are still plenty of grown-up Halloween options, from parties to movies to...

‘Form of a Girl Unknown’ Brings Teenage-Sized Emotions to SLAC

What do A Midsummer Night’s Dream, menstruation and a string of mysterious deaths in the woods have in common? (I’ll give you a hint: the answer is not “a high school theatre...

Growing Up is Hard to Do in SLAC’s ‘Form of a Girl Unknown’

In the very first moments of Charly Evan Simpson’s new play Form of a Girl Unknown, 12-year-old Amali (Amanda Morris) explains directly to the audience that she’s getting her first period. The...

Josh Petersen

Josh Petersen is the former Digital Editor of Salt Lake magazine, where he covered local art, food, culture and, most importantly, the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City. He previously worked at Utah Style & Design and is a graduate of the University of Utah.