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STAG’S LEAP brings poetry to life

Utah Theatre Bloggers Association | Julia Shumway | January 23, 2018 In the wake of her divorce, Sharon Olds wrote poetry to reflect on the dissolution of a 30- year marriage. The resultant book, Stag’s Leap, combs through all that has to be put back into place after a once-organized…

Subscribers of the Month

This month, we are excited to feature Laurie and Collin Chandler!     Residents of Ogden, the Chandlers found their way to SATURDAY'S VOYEUR about 15 years ago. Their long-standing SLAC tradition is bringing Crown Burger and red wine to enjoy in the Green Room before VOYEUR, which they attend…

Salt Lake Acting Company’s The True Story of the Three Little Pigs is a Meaty Treat for Kids and Their Parents Alike

Salt Lake Acting Company’s The True Story of the Three Little Pigs is a Meaty Treat for Kids and Their Parents Alike Front Row Reviewers Utah | Steven N. Williams | December 14, 2017 The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs at Salt Lake Acting Company by Paul Gilvary,…

Kids play jurors in Salt Lake Acting Company’s new trial of the Big, Bad Wolf

Kids play jurors in Salt Lake Acting Company’s new trial of the Big, Bad Wolf Salt Lake Tribune | Ellen Fagg Weist| December 6, 2017 On Wednesday morning, schoolkids overwhelmingly oinked and squealed their verdict freeing the charming Alexander T. Wolf (Derek Gregerson) — aka “big and bad” — on…

Salt Lake City theater companies offer holiday shows for children — and their adults

Salt Lake City theater companies offer holiday shows for children — and their adults Salt Lake Tribune | Ellen Fagg Weist| November 25, 2017 (Courtesy dav.d daniels of dav.d photography) The cast of Salt Lake Acting Company's "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs." (Courtesy dav.d photography) The cast…

November 2017 Subscribers of the Month: Christine and Peter Helfrich

This month, we are excited to feature long-time subscribers Christine and Peter Helfrich!  Christine began attending SLAC in the eighties with her father. When she moved out of state, she made a point to fly back every year from Indiana to see SATURDAY'S VOYEUR to keep with tradition. Since 1999, Christine…

SLAC’s ‘Mercury’ combines Halloween humor with insights about human behavior.

SLAC’s ‘Mercury’ combines Halloween humor with insights about human behavior Perfectly pitched performances capture the play’s balanced vision.   Salt Lake Tribune | Barbara M. Bannon | October 24, 2017   Pamela is angry and upset when her neighbor, Heather, breaks off their clandestine affair. “Sometimes when someone hurts you,…

SLAC Premieres Steve Yockey’s Mercury as it Delves into Obsession and Revenge

SLAC Premieres Steve Yockey’s Mercury as it Delves into Obsession and Revenge Front Row Reviewers | Jason Hagey | October 16 2017   Mercury at Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) in Salt Lake City Utah is as horror-comedy at its most delightful and a play that is ultimately about humanity…

“Mercury” halloween horror anyone will enjoy

“Mercury” halloween horror anyone will enjoy Daily Utah Chronicle | Madge Slack | October 16, 2017   A horror-comedy that does the unexpected? How refreshing. Steve Yockey’s latest play “Mercury,” is the perfect way to spend your evening, assuming you aren’t faint of heart. It combines humor, gore, justice and…

Salt Lake Magazine: MERCURY at SLAC

Theater Review: Mercury at SLAC · The ghosts of the fights of relationships past are waiting to haunt you · Salt Lake Magazine | Jeremy Pugh | October 16, 2017   There are many plays out there that fall into a category that I like to call: “Alvy Singer rewrites…

Salt Lake Magazine: Prieview Article

Preview: Mercury at SLAC Salt Lake Magazine | Jeremy Pugh | October 10, 2017 he fall production at Salt Lake Acting Company, Mercury, is a horror comedy fitting for this time of year. It opens, appropriately, on Friday the 13th. (Actually, it’s a “co-world premiere,” the same play will be…