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Rose Exposed…The Sky is Falling

This year, the Performing Arts Coalition presents Rose Exposed…The Sky is Falling!  Marking six years of “exploration, hoopla and provocative entertainment,” Rose Exposed features short works from all six resident companies of Rose Wagner Performance Center. Each work is created around a specific and current unifying theme. The Sky is Falling theme is inspired by…

Did Eccles Theater Step an ‘Angry Inch’ Into Violating State Law?

In the spirit of the so-called Deadpool rule, the Eccles Theater is not letting patrons take alcoholic beverages into the theater during the run of the Book of Mormon Musical because, according to Broadway at the Eccles spokeswoman Mitzi Van Arsdell: “Utah State Liquor Laws have clear guidelines about alcohol consumption during events with mature themes. We…

Review: Saturday’s Voyeur 2017

Can you believe the Russians are the bad guys again? As a middle-of-the-pack Gen-Xer, I caught the last wave of anti-Russia pop-culture vilification at a young age, mainly through Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons featuring the dastardly duo of Boris and Natasha, bomb-throwing spies who were always out to “get moose and squirrel.” Those hilarious accents,…

Oh, the Places You’ll Go

Acts of class are coming to jazz up the little city of Logan, Utah in the form of the Utah Festival of Opera and Musical Theatre. Celebrating 25 glorious seasons, the festival is hosting six classic performances featuring a full orchestra and stars from both Broadway and the Met. This fabulous season runs from June…

Stage: Saturday’s Voyeur

The 39th edition of  Saturday’s Voyeur by Allen Nevins and Nancy Borgenicht opens June 21.  The three-act musical satire tries to figure out what exactly is going on in our crazy world nowadays. The cast of characters includes Peggy – the manager of the Salt Lake liquor store, Sterling – one of her most frequent “customers,”…

Review: Plan-B’s (in)divisible

I’ve always loved the joke about the Chinese cookie fortune: “May you live in interesting times.” The joke part is that the fortune is actually a curse. And while (in) divisible, currently playing in Plan-B’s space at the Rose Wagner, is a production about many, many things, I reckon it’s mostly about life in interesting…