A 2023 holiday season exclusive for U.S. and Salt Lake City: Pioneer Theatre Company set for production opening of Christmas in Connecticut musical adaptation

The most enduring Hollywood movies about Christmas reinforce the nostalgia about holiday celebrations, even when chaos threatens to upend plans for the perfect gathering. In 1945, as GIs began to return to the States after the long world war, American audiences welcomed the holiday madcap farce of Warner Bros.’ Christmas in Connecticut.  Nearly 80 years … Read more

Pioneer Theatre Company closes season with Mamma Mia!

The cast of Mamma Mia!, courtesy of PTC

Opening on Mother’s Day weekend, Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of Mamma Mia! is a true celebration of strong female relationships in dual dimensions—part disco musical and part women’s anthem. Featuring music and lyrics by ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, Mamma Mia! the musical has been seen (and heard) by more than 60 million people … Read more

Saturday’s Voyeur 2014 depicts Utah for the Gentile

Saturday's Voyeur Salt Lake Acting Company

Salt Lake Acting Company’s Saturday’s Voyeur might be considered the “airing of the grievances” by the Gentile (non-member) citizens of the Beehive State. Set in the church office building (COB) in downtown SLC, this year’s installment of Saturday’s Voyeur, running through August 31, tackles issues familiar to those in the city of salt. LGBT rights … Read more

Sweet Charity in a New York-minute at Pioneer Theatre Company

Sweet Charity

Pioneer Theatre Company closes its 2013-14 season with a big musical—Sweet Charity—bringing all that was New York in the 1960s to the stage in Salt Lake City. Sweet Charity is the story of a dance-hall girl who wants to find loves but looks for it in all the wrong places. Originally directed and choreographed on … Read more