The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

by Paul Gilvary, Robert Kauzlaric, and William Rush

based on the book by John Scieszka and Lane Smith

December 1 - 29, 2017

Children's Play - Season Add-on


There are two sides to every story, and when the Big, Bad Wolf takes the stand in Piggsylvania's Trial of the Century, he finally gets his say. But whether he'll get a fair trial in a corrupt piggy court is anyone's guess. Enter the jury box and decide the fate of Big 'n' Bad in this musical adaptation of the hit children's book.


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Penelope Caywood (Director) is the Artistic Director of University of Utah’s Youth Theatre program. Youth Theatre is a successful year-round performing arts training program for youth ages 4 to 18. Over 650 students train in drama annually and over 6000 elementary school students are bussed to see one of their two productions each year. Through her Partners in Education collaboration (Salt Lake City School District and Kingsbury Hall) she has created a unique theatre-arts program at Bennion Elementary School (SLCSD) in which she demonstrates drama strategies in the classroom, presents scaffolded workshops to teachers, and assists in the implementation of drama as a teaching method. As this program has grown, Penelope has presented at numerous arts integration and teacher training workshops throughout Utah and other parts of the country. Because of her unique position at the University of Utah, Penelope also teaches two courses for pre-service teachers; Materials and Methods of Creative Drama and Integrating the Arts in the Classroom. As a director and choreographer, Penelope has been involved with over forty productions along the Wasatch Front, including work with Rogers Memorial Theatre, Weber State, The Grand Theatre, Plan-B, the Egyptian Theatre, and SLAC.


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  • Season 2017-2018
  • Playwright Paul Gilvary, Robert Kauzlaric, and William Rush
  • Director Penelope Caywood
  • Play Dates December 1 - 29, 2017
  • Show Type Children's Play
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    Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.