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Cup of Joe with O | TRACIE MERRILL

In the final episode for the run of "Rapture, Blistern Burn" by Gina Gionfriddo, host Olivia Custodio sits down with actress Tracie Merrill to discuss the character of Catherine.

A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD - Press Release

PRESS CONTACT: CYNTHIA FLEMING | 801.363.7522 | November 12, 2014For Immediate Release Salt Lake Acting Company Celebrates the Holiday Season With Its 6th Annual Children's Musical:A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOADBook and Lyrics by Willie RealeMusic by Robert RealeBased on the Books by Arnold Lobel Salt Lake Acting Company…

RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN Takes the Serious and Makes it Hilarious | The Daily Utah Chronicle

Brian Powell | November 7, 2014 | The Daily Utah Chronicle   "Feminism" is one of those words that is loaded with connotations, both positive and negative. So you'd expect that a play about three generations of women discussing feminism would be rife with strong opinions and uncomfortable silences. Therefore it's…

A Cup of Joe with O | Nell Gwynn

Host Olivia Custodio sits down with actress Nell Gwynn to discuss the character of Gwen in "Rapture, Blister, Burn" by Gina Gionfriddo. 

RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN Explores Complex Issues of Gender Role | The Daily Utah Chronicle

Steven Stafsholt | November 7, 2014 | The Daily Utah Chronicle Gina Gionfriddo's Pulitzer Prize-nominated play "Rapture, Blister, Burn" is playing at Salt Lake Acting Company this month. Centered around feminism, growing old and the evolution of gender roles, this show unabashedly addresses these uncomfortable issues in an equally comedic and…

Local Theater Production Reviews: RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN | City Weekly

Danny Bowes | November 5, 2014 |City Weekly Gina Gionfriddo's Rapture, Blister, Burn is an oddity as dramatic literature in that its digressions—about the history of feminism, horror films as political commentary, and similar subjects—where the actual drama is abandoned are far more interesting than the actual drama. A moderate-length…

BWW Reviews: RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN | Broadway World

Blaire Howell | November 3, 2014 | Broadway World   Surely a lively debated followed the six blind men's first encounter with an elephant. But it's still no match to the humorous and precise observations from the four women in "Rapture, Blister, Burn." Avery, Gwen, Catherine, and Alice not only…

A Cup of Joe with O | Stewart Fullerton

Hot off the burner! A new "A Cup of Joe with O" is here! Host Olivia Custodio sits down with actress Stewart Fullerton who plays Avery in "Rapture, Blister, Burn".

A Cup of Joe with O | Adrianne Moore

Join host Olivia Custodio as she discusses "Rapture, Blister, Burn" with director Adrianne Moore.

A Cup of Joe with O | Jeanette Puhich

Salt Lake Acting Company is excited to announce a new video blog series, called A CUP OF JOE WITH O. Keep an eye out for weekly videos with your lovely host, Olivia Custodio, where she will sit down with the actors and directors of the current productions here at SLAC. …

Utah play ‘Rapture, Blister, Burn’ puts funny back in feminist | Salt Lake Tribune

Ellen Fagg Weist | October 17, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune   The articulately worded massacre threat that prompted feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian to cancel her Utah speech last week makes the provocative questions posed by the production of "Rapture, Blister, Burn" seem oddly prescient. But maybe playwright Gina Gionfriddo's…