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Pioneer Theatre Company’s ‘Rocky Horror Show’: Glittery, Raunchy and Full Of Flair

Pioneer Theatre Company’s ‘Rocky Horror Show’: Glittery, Raunchy and Full Of Flair

By Arlo Marler October 22, 2023

  Have you ever wondered how a live theater production of “The Rocky Horror Show” would fare for a Utah audience? Well, as it turns out, surprisingly well! Adapted for the stage from the cult...

The Roy W. & Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City on Sept. 4, 2023. (Photo by Sophie Felici | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Acting in Accents: What’s Behind a Character’s Voice

By Josi Hinds, Arts Writer October 2, 2023

  “Dialect coaches give great interview[s],” author David Finkle wrote in a 2019 column for Backstage. “And all the while they're gabbing, they'll slip into accents from more countries and...

Poster for The Lightning Thief. (Courtesy of the University of Utah Department of Theatre)

U Theatre’s “The Lightning Thief”: A Light and Airy Production of A Gen Z Classic

By Arlo Marler September 30, 2023

  Did you ever pour over the “Percy Jackson” series in elementary and middle school, devouring each new book as they came out? Did you hold a particular affinity for Greek mythology or feel like...

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Get Spooked with this Utah Haunted House Guide

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer September 28, 2023

  With Autumn in full swing, folks are looking for any way to celebrate the spooky season. For those who enjoy a good scare, there’s nothing better than visiting haunted houses. Good thing, this,...

Pioneer Theatre Company Murder on the Orient Express title and Hercule Point (Courtesy of Pioneer Theatre Company)

PTC’s ‘Murder on the Orient Express’: It’s not Spooky Season Without a Little Murder

By Haley Freeman, Arts Writer September 28, 2023

  Did somebody say murder?! Pioneer Theatre Company’s latest offering is the classic mystery whodunit, “Murder on the Orient Express.” Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s...

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‘Stop Making Sense’ is Back at The Broadway to Rock Your Soul

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer September 25, 2023

  No matter what kind of “music fan” you are, there’s a high likelihood that you’ve come across Talking Heads at some point in your lifetime. Perhaps it was hearing “This Must Be...

Arts Pass Event Sundays @ 7: Jazz (Courtesy of University of Utah School of Music)

Jazz Is Alive and Well at the University of Utah

By Grier Abercrombie, Arts Writer September 21, 2023

  This past Sunday, the Arts Pass Event Sundays @ 7: Jazz featured faculty and students alike playing together on stage, collaborating and clashing in a soundscape of jazzy excellence. Jazz On...

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MTV Awards: Who Are They For?

By Ethan Blume, Arts Writer September 21, 2023

  The MTV Awards aren’t exactly a highly publicized awards show. At least, they aren't on the same level as the Grammy’s or Oscars. No, the MTV Awards seem to be more akin to the Kids Choice...

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The Oddities and Curiosities Expo: The Strange Side of Salt Lake

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer September 17, 2023

  Among the thousands of themed expos thrown each year across the country, one stands out for its peculiar focus. The Oddities & Curiosities Expo brings together artists, businesses and performers...

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The Invincible Czars Kick Off the Boadway Cinema’s Tower of Terror

By Graham Jones, Arts Writer, News For U Producer September 12, 2023

  After the huge success of the Salt Lake Film Society’s Summer Showdown, they are jumping directly into their next program of films with Tower of Terror at the Broadway. This run of films is...

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