New version of SONDERimmersive’s Through Yonder Window crisp, clear, absorbing, astute contemporary interpretation of Romeo and Juliet characters

Last year, approximately 1,000 people saw SONDERimmersive’s remarkably inventive interpretation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Through Yonder Window, in a parking garage at The Gateway complex in downtown Salt Lake City. With pandemic restrictions in place, the company meshed elements of immersive performance and theater-in-the-round in a production that effectively accommodated the difficult logistics of … Read more

SONDERimmersive’s Through Yonder Window transforms parking garage row at The Gateway into Fair Verona from Shakespearean classic

From teachers to stage producers and to filmmakers and artists, Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet has been taken up as a fervent challenge to make one of the western canon’s most familiar stories relevant, meaningful and fresh to contemporary audiences. In SONDERimmersive’s new Through Yonder Window production, staged in a row on the upper deck of … Read more

Utah Opera opens season with Romeo et Juliette

Romeo And Juliet (Utah Opera)

Shakespeare’s tragic love story returns to the Utah Opera stage to open the company’s 2018-2019 season. Composed by Charles-Francois Gounod with libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, Utah Opera Chorus Master Michaella Calzaretta and Conductor Robert Tweten come together musically to deliver a stellar production sung in French by a cast of 54 supported by the 53-member Utah Symphony. With the … Read more

Ballet West’s Romeo and Juliet

The February performance of Ballet West is historically a romantic production and this year’s premiere of John Cranko’s version of Romeo and Juliet is no exception. Most will be familiar with William Shakespeare’s telling of the long-standing feud between the Montague and Capulet families and what happens when young lovers from each family (Romeo and … Read more