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Theater Review: The Other Place at Utah Rep

Feb 18, 2017 /
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The Other Place at Utah Rep is a multi-dimensional puzzle of contradictory dialogue and timelines, unspoken worry and half-remembrances that add up to a tight 88 minutes of great theater. The play is narrated and driven by Juliana, a successful neurologist whose life is unraveling. Her professional victories are unquestionable, but at home, her husband […]

Play Preview: Matilda at The Eccles

Feb 17, 2017 /
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Roald Dahl’s books, it seems, were never meant for grownups. With few exceptions, adults are vile, cruel and awful in his books—leaving children to fend for themselves. In none of the late author’s books is this formula more apparent than in Matilda, a novel he wrote just a few years before his death, but was […]

Review: Virtue at Plan B

Feb 17, 2017 /
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You like monks? You like nuns? Well have I got a show for you! A proper robes and sandals saga called Virtue, by accomplished playwright and University of Utah professor Tim Slover, now playing at Rose Wagner Center. The Plan B Theater Company production is an examination of the life of Hildegard of Bingen, who, among […]

Ski (all of) Utah Brian Head: Like stepping out of a hot tub time machine

Feb 16, 2017 /
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Thirteen resorts into our 14-resorts-in-7-days ski adventure, one thing had become very clear: There is no single ski area that is remotely like any other in this state.   To be certain, there is some overlap — the off-piste offerings at Solitude and Snowbird. The magnificent lodges at Snowbasin and Deer Valley. The laid-back-on-the-lift, hard-core-on-the-slopes […]