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Introducing Rae Binstock

Salt Lake Acting Company is thrilled to announce the winner of the 2017 Davey Foundation Theatre Grant: Rae Binstock and her play A LAND OF NO MERCY. The finalists were:KINGS OF AMERICA by Sean Patrick NillTHE ROOM WHERE I WAS HELD by David Zax Rae’s play was selected from 30…

Broadway World: Hand to God Review

SLAC's Hand to God is Raucous, Irreligious, and It's a Must-See By Blair Howell The puppets in HAND TO GOD aren't Julie Taymor's puppets Salt Lake City theatergoers recently saw in the bus-and-truck production of THE LION KING.Salt Lake Acting Company primarily nurtures and produces works by new and emerging…

The Salt Lake Tribune: Hand to God Review

Salt Lake Acting Co.'s 'Hand to God' mixes bawdy humor with insights about human loss, longing By - Barbara M. Bannon Sometimes the way you do something is more important than what you do. Take Salt Lake Acting Company's regional premiere of Robert Askins' raucous, irreverent black comedy, "Hand to…

Salt Lake Acting Company Presents Free Reading of Six Short Plays by Local Veterans

Monday, April 24 @ 7pm   A BUS STOP CHAT by Doug MillerHAPPY DAY by Cornelius T. O’ConnorDEMONS by Bill FunkIT’S NOTHING by Kimberly KirtsTAKING SHORT CUTS by Victoria D. BurgessAT THE WALL by George Summer    Salt Lake Acting Company is proud to partner with Art Access and Utah…

Salt Lake Magazine: Hand to God Review

Review: SLAC's Hand to God By Jeremy Pugh Two words. Puppet sex. Yes. Those two words do actually mean “puppets having sex,” which was not at all what I expected last night during the preview of Robert Askins’ devilishly funny play Hand to God at Salt Lake Acting Company. And,…

Announcing the 17/18 Season!

Salt Lake Acting Company celebrates its 47th year of brave, contemporary theatre by bringing Utah audiences the critically acclaimed Tony Award-winning musical FUN HOME. In a season of thrilling theatrical possibilities, SLAC’s 17/18 line up will also feature brave and exciting new work from Chisa Hutchinson, Steve Yockey, and Taylor Mac,…

The Daily Utah Chronicle Review of HARBUR GATE

SLAC’s ‘Harbur Gate’ : Heroes Fighting for Hope (Review) Madge Slack on February 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm   “They should know that their story is important and that theirs lives matter and that we are listening,” said Tamilla Woodard, director of “Harbur Gate,” in a press release. Salt Lake…

Salt Lake Tribune Review of HARBUR GATE

Powerful Salt Lake production of ‘Harbur Gate’ showcases Iraq veterans’ stories By Barbara M. Bannon Special to The Tribune February 15, 2017   The most profound and powerful thing about Utah playwright Kathleen Cahill's "Harbur Gate," making its world premiere at Salt Lake Acting Company, is how deceptively simple it…

Salt Lake Magazine HARBUR GATE Review

Review: Harbur Gate We’re pretty lucky to have local playwrights among us creating original works. Kathleen Cahill, one such human, is an award-winning writer and the author of Salt Lake Acting Company’s currently running production Harbur Gate. The play consists of three mini-plays that make up a loose Rashomon of…

City Weekly's Interview with HARBUR GATE Playwright, Director and Select Cast

Salt Lake Acting Company: Harbur Gate A chat with the playwright, director and select cast for SLAC's latest production. After an amazing first half to their 2016-2017 season with Bull Shark Attack, Winter, and Diary of a Worm, a Spider, and a Fly, Salt Lake Acting Company kicks off the…

Salt Lake Magazine HARBUR GATE Preview Article

Preview: ‘Harbur Gate’ at SLAC I’m looking forward to playwright Kathleen Cahill’s newest production at Salt Lake Acting Company. I first encountered Cahill’s work in the play The Persian Quarter, which was a taut psycho drama between captor and captive set during the 1979 Iranian Hostage Crisis (those were simpler…