Linda Hunt

Linda Hunt, an artist and arts activist, is the former Executive Director of the Foothill Cultural District, a consortium of Salt Lake City’s arts and culture organizations, including the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, the Natural History Museum of Utah and Hogle Zoo, among others. Prior to returning to her roots in Utah, she was the Associate Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California where, according to her FBI file, she entered the pantheon of trouble-makers. Hunt is currently completing research for her forthcoming book, “Rappers Under the Gun: The U. S. Government’s War on Hip Hop.”
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Review: Balthazar at Plan-B Theatre

On Friday, Feb. 16, 2024, Plan-B staged the world premiere of Balthazar, a new play by Debora Threedy that puts a modern twist on Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice. The lights go up and...

‘My Fair Lady’ Opens at the Eccles

My Fair Lady, the classic rags-to-riches Broadway revival, opens with the Zions Bank Broadway at the Eccles and runs from Nov. 12 to 18, 2023, at the beloved Utah stage, Eccles Theater. The...

‘The Game is Afoot’ Plan-B’s Latest Radio Play

Sherlock Holmes and the Final Problem is the 17th episode in Plan-B Theatre’s radio presentations and the first to be aired with a live theater audience in nearly a decade.  But is this...

Review of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

The opening night audience at Eccles Theater was restive but eager on May 30th. It had been less than a week since Tina Turner’s death (May 24, 2023), and we awaited a...

Review: ‘FIRE’ at Plan-B Theatre

Plan B Theatre’s revival production of Jennifer Nii’s highly acclaimed FIRE opened in April of 2023. FIRE, Nii’s farewell to her astonishing career as a playwright, features a stunning solo performance by...

Review: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ at the Eccles

Dear Evan Hansen opened Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, in Salt Lake City, at the Eccles Theater, to a sold-out crowd eagerly awaiting one of the most highly lauded musicals of Broadway at...

Preview: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ at the Eccles

Dear Evan Hansen, opening Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, at the Eccles Theater, in Salt Lake City, brings to the stage—in text and tone — the crushing isolation of a nerdy teenager, trapped...

Review ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ at the Eccles

At the moment, “The Temptations” strutted, dipped, rocked and swaggered onto the stage at the Eccles Theater, a collective gasp of wild anticipation rose from the audience. The night began, and what...

Linda Hunt

Linda Hunt, an artist and arts activist, is the former Executive Director of the Foothill Cultural District, a consortium of Salt Lake City’s arts and culture organizations, including the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, the Natural History Museum of Utah and Hogle Zoo, among others. Prior to returning to her roots in Utah, she was the Associate Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California where, according to her FBI file, she entered the pantheon of trouble-makers. Hunt is currently completing research for her forthcoming book, “Rappers Under the Gun: The U. S. Government’s War on Hip Hop.”