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SLAC Digital Shorts #5: "Somebody Died, Beverly"

"Somebody Died, Beverly" Written & Directed by Tito Livas     We all know a Beverly. Enjoy our 5th digital short, starring Annette Wright, a gaggle of other SLAC favorites, and even featuring a few cameos from SLAC staff!   We hope that our SLAC Digital Shorts are bringing you some…

SLAC Digital Shorts #4: "These Latter-er Latter Days"

"These Latter-er Latter Days" Written by Heather Nowlin Directed by Topher Rasmussen     We hope that our SLAC Digital Shorts are bringing you some much-needed laughter! If so, please consider making a donation to help SLAC continue to entertain Utah audiences.   CREDITS These Latter-er Latter Days Written by…

SLAC Digital Shorts #3: "Dial-A-Laugh"

"Dial-A-Laugh" Written by Jerry Straley Directed by Cassie Stokes-Wylie       When you think of the 1990s, what comes to mind? Nirvana? "Talk to the hand"? Frosted tips? For us...it's INFOMERCIALS. Enjoy this week's SLAC Digital Short: an homage to one of the 1990s most popular television tropes. Special…

AMERICAN DREAMS 101: Everything You Need to Know About Experiencing SLAC'S Trailblazing Co-Production

What is American Dreams about? Imagine a world where the only way to gain U.S. citizenship is by competing in a live online game show. Welcome to AMERICAN DREAMS, where each night you, the audience, gets to choose who will become your new neighbor. This playful participatory performance takes a…

SLAC Digital Shorts #2: "If It's Good Enough for Costco"

"If It's Good Enough for Costco" Written by Olivia Custodio Directed by Topher Rasmussen   The response for our first digital short, "Online" was overwhelmingly positive! Here is what some of you incredible SLAC supporters had to say: "YES! I needed this." - Jean Irwin "You kids are needed more…

SLAC Digital Shorts #1: "Online"

"Online" Lyrics by Justin Ivie Directed by Cynthia Fleming & Adriana Lemke Musical Direction by Michael Leavitt     Today, we're thrilled to officially kick off our autumn full of complimentary entertainment, as a "thank you" to the community who has so generously supported us! Keep an eye on your…

Announcing the Virtual and In-Person Productions of Our Unique "49 3/4 Season"

  Six long months after temporarily closing our doors to our patrons due to COVID-19, we're thrilled to at last announce our lineup of 20/21 programming, comprising SLAC's “49 ¾ Season.” The roster includes several productions being offered in a digital-only format, either as a free gift to season subscribers…

SLAC Parts Ways with SATURDAY'S VOYEUR and Announces All-New Summer Cabaret for 2021

PRESS RELEASE: SALT LAKE ACTING COMPANY PARTS WAYS WITH SATURDAY’S VOYEUR AND ANNOUNCES ALL-NEW SUMMER CABARET FOR 2021 [SALT LAKE CITY, UT, JULY 9, 2020] - Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC), Utah’s leading destination for brave, contemporary theatre, today announces that it will no longer produce the annual summer satire, Saturday’s Voyeur.…

BLACK LIVES MATTER.

  We acknowledge that the murders of Ahmaud Abery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, AND COUNTLESS OTHERS, are the result of systemic and institutional racism. We acknowledge the collective anguish felt by so many as a result. We acknowledge that we must do better as a society to combat…

3 Easy Ways to Give to SLAC...That You Might Not Have Known About!

We know times are tough right now and that for many, funds need to go as far as they possibly can. That's why we want to make you aware of a few easy ways to support Salt Lake Acting Company--through everyday purchases you might already be making. We've been fortunate…

Calling All Comedy Writers! Now Accepting Script Submissions for a Summer Digital Series

In the absence of in-person programming on our stages (and pretty much everywhere else) this summer, SLAC is pleased to announce a call for entries for a new digital content series. WE GOT THE LAUGHS will be a 10-part, weekly entertainment series released via SLAC’s blog and social channels. These…