WOMEN OF LOCKERBIE is heartfelt, but heavy handed

Show closes March 22, 2014.

SALT LAKE CITY — I believe that good theatre can change the world. I also believe that all theatre provides something to be learned from. Pygmalion’s The Women of Lockerbie aims to do both as it the aftermath of a terrorist attack. I didn’t know about Pan American Flight 103 until I read about the show. […]

Fighting words at Plan-B’s NOTHING PERSONAL


SALT LAKE CITY — Heavy metal music blasts overhead while Susan paces the floor in soft circles. The music is cut by the occasional ringing of alarms pulsing. Susan stops, covers her ears, and waits. The heavy metal starts again and she continues to pace. Eric Samuelsen’s Nothing Personal premieres at Plan-B Theatre Company this […]

LADY DAY hits strong, bittersweet note

Show closes November 10, 2012.

SALT LAKE CITY — When I think of Billie Holiday, I think of black and white album covers, gardenias, and her incredibly distinctive and often imitated voice.  Pygmalion Productions’s Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill presents Holiday in full color and shows the very real and complicated woman behind that iconic voice.  Lanie Robertson’s […]

A Night at Emerson’s Bar and Grill with Lady Day

SALT LAKE CITY — “Lonely grief is hounding me, like the lonely shadow hounding me. It’s always there just out of sight, like a fragile tree on a lightening night.”  Haunting lyrics from a haunted soul. Billie Holiday, otherwise known as Lady Day, lived a tragic yet significant life.  She is credited with being a seminal […]