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Pioneer Theatre Company on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

The U Theatre Department Cancels ‘Songs For A New World’ Amid Diversity Concerns

By Brianna Fuller, Arts Writer March 28, 2021

  The University of Utah Theatre Department recently made an announcement that they would be canceling their final performance of the 2020-2021 season — a production of Jason Robert Brown’s...

Salt Lake City Band Cinders’ Latest Release Will Give You Something to Dance About

By Paige Gardner , Arts Writer March 22, 2021

  Salt Lake City indie-pop trio Cinders first came onto the scene with the release of their single "Last Year's Winter" nearly six years ago, in 2015. Their latest song, "Growing Up,” is a perfect...

At Play With the Collective: All My Relations Take on Collaborative Theatre Work

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer March 21, 2021

I was first introduced to the All My Relations Collective through a discussion they held for the University of Utah Department of Theatre last fall. Immediately, I was in awe at how such smart and creative...

Local band Lord Vox performs at a “SLC Beatles Concert Cruise” in May 2020 (Photo by Ivy Ceballo | Courtesy Deseret News)

SLC Concert Cruise Will Return in April To Redeliver a Safe Live Music Experience

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor February 25, 2021

  Sartain & Saunders is a local company that presents concerts and owns several concert venues throughout Salt Lake City. Prior to the pandemic, S&S would book over 1,000 concerts each...

(Courtesy Aaron Rogosin)

2021 SXSW Online Film and Music Festival Set For Mid-March

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer February 20, 2021

  South By Southwest announced the 2021 lineup for its annual film and music festival on Feb. 10. This year, after the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the 2020 event, the festival will take place across...

(Courtesy of the Department of Theatre | Photo by Todd Collins)

The U’s ‘Henry V’ Questions Leadership and Identity across a Virtual Stage

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor February 11, 2021

  In a continuation of the University of Utah theatre department’s entirely virtual 2020-21 season, the production of “Henry V” highlights the value of theatre and the arts in the midst of...

SLAC Kicks Off First NPSS Festival Highlighting BIPOC Artists

By Brianna Fuller, Arts Writer January 31, 2021

  The Salt Lake Acting Company has announced their first-ever New Play Sounding Series Festival. SLAC's “New Play Sounding Series” was founded in 1994, making it the longest-running series...

Director Cheryl Cluff, Actors Tracie Merrill, Sydney Shoell, Latoya Cameron, all in

Plan-B Theatre Releases Plans for an Audio-Only Season

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor January 31, 2021

  When Plan-B Theatre’s playwrights began work on the 2020-21 season, they had visions of live performances, stage blocking, big audiences and, ultimately, lots and lots of face-to-face interaction. Enter...

U Theatre Thrives with Virtual Production of “The Night Witches”

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor November 21, 2020

  In spite of the changes to daily life that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought, the University of Utah’s theatre department has found a way to keep the arts and theatre alive through an entirely...

(Courtesy of the Salt Lake Acting Company)

Quarantine Comedy in SLAC Digital Shorts

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor November 19, 2020

  After temporarily closing in March in response to the ever-growing COVID-19 pandemic, the Salt Lake Acting Company has announced a new season of digital productions to offset the lack of theatre...

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