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Kids play jurors in Salt Lake Acting Company’s new trial of the Big, Bad Wolf

Kids play jurors in Salt Lake Acting Company’s new trial of the Big, Bad Wolf Salt Lake Tribune | Ellen Fagg Weist| December 6, 2017   On Wednesday morning, schoolkids overwhelmingly oinked and squealed their verdict freeing the charming Alexander T. Wolf (Derek Gregerson) — aka “big and bad” —…

Salt Lake City theater companies offer holiday shows for children — and their adults

Salt Lake City theater companies offer holiday shows for children — and their adults Salt Lake Tribune | Ellen Fagg Weist| November 25, 2017 (Courtesy dav.d daniels of dav.d photography) The cast of Salt Lake Acting Company's "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs." (Courtesy dav.d photography) The cast…

November 2017 Subscribers of the Month: Christine and Peter Helfrich

This month, we are excited to feature long-time subscribers Christine and Peter Helfrich!  Christine began attending SLAC in the eighties with her father. When she moved out of state, she made a point to fly back every year from Indiana to see SATURDAY'S VOYEUR to keep with tradition. Since 1999, Christine…

SLAC’s ‘Mercury’ combines Halloween humor with insights about human behavior.

SLAC’s ‘Mercury’ combines Halloween humor with insights about human behavior Perfectly pitched performances capture the play’s balanced vision.   Salt Lake Tribune | Barbara M. Bannon | October 24, 2017   Pamela is angry and upset when her neighbor, Heather, breaks off their clandestine affair. “Sometimes when someone hurts you,…

SLAC Premieres Steve Yockey’s Mercury as it Delves into Obsession and Revenge

SLAC Premieres Steve Yockey’s Mercury as it Delves into Obsession and Revenge Front Row Reviewers | Jason Hagey | October 16 2017   Mercury at Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) in Salt Lake City Utah is as horror-comedy at its most delightful and a play that is ultimately about humanity…

“Mercury” halloween horror anyone will enjoy

“Mercury” halloween horror anyone will enjoy Daily Utah Chronicle | Madge Slack | October 16, 2017   A horror-comedy that does the unexpected? How refreshing. Steve Yockey’s latest play “Mercury,” is the perfect way to spend your evening, assuming you aren’t faint of heart. It combines humor, gore, justice and…

Salt Lake Magazine: MERCURY at SLAC

Theater Review: Mercury at SLAC · The ghosts of the fights of relationships past are waiting to haunt you · Salt Lake Magazine | Jeremy Pugh | October 16, 2017   There are many plays out there that fall into a category that I like to call: “Alvy Singer rewrites…

Salt Lake Magazine: Prieview Article

Preview: Mercury at SLAC Salt Lake Magazine | Jeremy Pugh | October 10, 2017 he fall production at Salt Lake Acting Company, Mercury, is a horror comedy fitting for this time of year. It opens, appropriately, on Friday the 13th. (Actually, it’s a “co-world premiere,” the same play will be…

Salt Lake Tribune: Preview Article

Salt Lake Acting Company unveils a comedy with an appetite for revenge just in time for Halloween Salt Lake Tribune | Barbara M. Bannon | October 8, 2017   “I’d been wanting to tell a soapy, lively story about revenge in a very modern setting,” playwright Steve Yockey says. “After…

October 2017 Subscribers of the Month: Kevin and Linsey Harkness

We are thrilled to launch our Subscriber of the Month program, honoring just some of the incredible people that grace us with their presence each season (or, for some, many, many seasons!).  This month, we are excited to feature the fun and fabulous Kevin and Linsey Harkness!  New-ish subscribers now…

“Surely Goodness and Mercy,” A Story of Tough Love

“Surely Goodness and Mercy,” A Story of Tough Love Utah Daily Chronicle | Alina Hansen | September 12, 2017 “Surely Goodness and Mercy,” a Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) production, premiered last week in front of highly anticipatory audiences, resulting in multiple sold-out shows. Written by playwright Chisa Hutchinson, this…