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‘Mary and Myra’: Politics and Women on Stage

‘Mary and Myra’: Politics and Women on Stage

October 27, 2016

With the state of affairs during this political election season, politics seems to pop up in every conversation. Discussions may circle everything from policy and practice to tradition and morals, both relating to our upcoming election in addition to similar issues in history. Despite the occasional...

“It’s Just a Jump to the Left…”: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Embodies Halloween Spirit

“It’s Just a Jump to the Left…”: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Embodies Halloween Spirit

October 24, 2016

Are you a virgin? While this unusual question may sound like an invasion of privacy, fans of Rocky Horror know the term indicates someone who has never seen or participated in a live production of the show. Of course, this only counts for live events, not just watching the movie. Many other Rocky...

Pioneer Theatre: “The Glass Menagerie” Preview

Pioneer Theatre: “The Glass Menagerie” Preview

October 19, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company will be following their premier performance of The Last Ship with a familiar American classic: The Glass Menagerie.  The play, written by Tennessee Williams in 1944, follows the story of the Wingfield family in St. Louis. Tom Wingfield, who acts as narrator, reminds the audie...

5 by 5: Departments Honor Five Distinguished Artists

5 by 5: Departments Honor Five Distinguished Artists

October 18, 2016

Five departments, honoring five artists, at one distinguished alumni event. The College of Fine Arts recognized five distinguished alumni for their work in each of their fields. The alumni participated in a variety of events, including panels, a banquet and presentations, all culminating in the Legacy A...

Theatre Department Addresses Race on Stage

Theatre Department Addresses Race on Stage

By Cate Heiner

September 28, 2016

It started with a play. Last spring, the theatre department announced “Bring It On” would open the season. While some students expressed excitement at the choice--after all, Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote it, and his other play “Hamilton” was making waves--others were more concerned. The primary question...

Bibliophilic Paradise at Marriott Library fall Booksale

Bibliophilic Paradise at Marriott Library fall Booksale

By Cate Heiner

September 21, 2016

As any bibliophile will tell you, you can never have enough books. Each semester, the Marriott Library opens their doors for their book sale, feeding the habits of bibliophiles across campus without breaking their banks. Open for a week, the book sale hosts a variety of genres, editions, and backgrounds...

“Bring It On” Combines Athleticism and Musical Theatre

“Bring It On” Combines Athleticism and Musical Theatre

By Cate Heiner

September 20, 2016

Cheerleaders took center stage in the theatre department’s production of "Bring It On: The Musical" this weekend. For those unfamiliar with the show, "Bring It On" follows Campbell, a high school senior whose dreams are all coming true. As captain of her cheerleading squad, she looks forward to th...

“The Last Ship” Sails into PTC

“The Last Ship” Sails into PTC

By Cate Heiner

September 16, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company, Salt Lake’s own regional theater company, is bringing a new work to life on the stage. "The Last Ship", a new musical featuring a score by pop artist Sting, is sailing in to Pioneer this weekend. Inspired by Sting’s childhood, "The Last Ship" tells the story of Gideon,...

Theatre Department Brings High-Flying Cheerleading to the Stage

Theatre Department Brings High-Flying Cheerleading to the Stage

By Cate Heiner

September 16, 2016

This weekend, the theatre department kicks off the 2016-17 season with "Bring It On!". In preparation for opening night, I recently caught up with Tori Sicklick, assistant choreographer and dance captain for the show. As dance captain, part of Sicklick’s duties include knowing all of the choreogr...

Comic Con Still Keepin’ Things Interesting

Comic Con Still Keepin’ Things Interesting

By Cate Heiner

September 8, 2016

This last weekend, the Salt Palace opened its doors to a variety of celebrities and attendees for the fourth annual Salt Lake Comic Con. With celebrities and vendors hailing from every fandom, the convention made for a delightful exploration of all things “nerd.” Walking into the convention hall w...

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