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SLAC's Upstairs Theatre to Become Fully Wheelchair Accessible Through Newly-Created Fund Named in Memory of Patron Amberlee Hatton-Ward

Salt Lake Acting Company's historic building, nestled in the Marmalade Hill neighborhood of Salt Lake City, is charming and part of the SLAC experience. However, that experience is not the same for everyone. For patrons who use wheelchairs or accommodations to get upstairs, participating in our work can be a…

SLAC Cancels SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2020 Due to Government Mandates on Social Distancing and Patron Safety

  During this unprecedented time, we would like to thank our resilient audiences for their continued support and patience as we join the rest of Utah in determining how to move forward over the coming months. In a pandemic-free world, the Saturday's Voyeur team would have gathered May 4th for…

WE GOT THIS: Getting Through COVID-19 Together

A project from Salt Lake Acting Company seeking to document human experience during a global pandemic.  What is occurring now across the globe is unprecedented--at least during the lives of most people currently on the planet. COVID-19 has forever changed the lives of billions of humans, and while we're all…

In Response to COVID-19, SLAC Provides New Updates Regarding Spring Productions

  Salt Lake Acting Company has joined other theatre companies and businesses around the globe in postponing our upcoming offerings as a response to COVID-19. Please note that these are subject to change depending on further developments surrounding our current world health situation. Our limited engagement of FOUR WOMEN TALKING…

SLAC Postpones Elaine Jarvik's FOUR WOMEN TALKING ABOUT THE MAN UNDER THE SHEET Due to COVID-19

  In response to recent developments surrounding COVID-19 and for the health and well-being of our patrons, we have decided to postpone our production of FOUR WOMEN TALKING ABOUT THE MAN UNDER THE SHEET by Elaine Jarvik. We will continue to monitor the situation and will be announcing new dates…

Step Inside Rehearsals for FOUR WOMEN TALKING ABOUT THE MAN UNDER THE SHEET

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this production has been postponed to a timeslot TBA. From March 12 through 20, Salt Lake Acting Company is pleased to present the world premiere of FOUR WOMEN TALKING ABOUT THE MAN UNDER THE SHEET by Elaine Jarvik.  On the morning of February 21,…

Fer Fun! Cast & Creative Announced for SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2020

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this production has been canceled.  Casting for the 42nd iteration of Utah's longest-running theatre tradition, SATURDAY'S VOYEUR, has been solidified. Co-created by Allen Nevins and Nancy Borgenicht, SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2020 promises to once again pay homage to the Beehive State through biting satire and…

A Knock at the Door: Production Photos and an All-New Trailer for A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2

Salt Lake Acting Company's 49th season continues with the Utah premiere of Lucas Hnath's A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2. The 8-time Tony Award-nominated play is being produced in SLAC’s Upstairs Theatre February 5 through March 8, 2020. Nora Helmer leaving her husband and children at the end of Ibsen’s 1879 masterpiece…

New Play Sounding Series Presents Free Reading of New Work by Shawn Fisher on February 17th

  As our record-breaking New Play Sounding Series enters its 26th year of nurturing exciting works from some of the country's most gifted voices, we're pleased to announce the February 17th reading of local playwright Shawn Fisher's new play, THE (obsolete) UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS. Shawn Fisher After many miles and days…

Nancy Borgenicht on Directing the Utah Premiere of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2

If you’ve never read or seen A Doll’s House by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, you still may have heard of it---that really old play about Nora Somebody who slams the door and leaves her husband and children.  Shocking when it was first seen in 1879 Copenhagen---shocking still.  It was a…

"The Door Slam Heard Round the World": A Crash Course on Ibsen's A DOLL'S HOUSE with Dramaturg, Heather Nowlin

If you don’t remember (or never saw) Ibsen’s original A DOLL'S HOUSE, don’t worry: there’s absolutely no need to study up on the 140-year-old Norwegian play to enjoy PART 2. Even if you are familiar, here are some facts about the setting:Plaque marking the former site of Henrik Ibsen's apartment…