Fall in love with PTC’s MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

T. Ryder Smith as Benedick and Rebecca Watson as Beatrice. Photo by Alexander Weisman.

SALT LAKE CITY — Shakespeare is hard to sell. Any director approaching a production of a Shakespeare play is faced with serious obstacles like making the story clear, relevant, and interesting to an audience that may have seen the same story two or three times before. Walking in to Pioneer Theatre Company’s Much Ado About Nothing, […]

COURSE 86B IN THE CATALOG is more than just history

Show closes May 6, 2012. Photo by dav.d photography.

SALT LAKE CITY — Kathleen Cahill has been a playwright in residence at Salt Lake Acting Company for the last two years, and from past reviews the relationship between Cahill and SLAC has produced very exciting new works.  Her latest play, Course 86B in the Catalog is currently being premiered at SLAC and it carries on […]

See yourself in Circle Mirror Transformation

SALT LAKE CITY — Jump up and down, pose like a tree, and breathe very deeply—playwright Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation has arrived at the Salt Lake Acting Company!  I attending the show on Friday night; and, I tell you what, it was good times.  I was surrounded by laughter, had a comfortable seat, and […]

A step into THE LAB: three new original works at the Rose

SALT LAKE CITY — The Lab | Script-in-Hand Series is a fairly new laboratory for original work by Utah playwrights. The lab is led by Tobin Atkinson (Meat & Potato Theatre) and supported by Jerry Rapier (Plan-B Theatre). This week brought the second installment of the series. Three 30-minute, one-act plays-in-progress were presented and followed by […]