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WE GOT THIS: Getting Through COVID-19 Together

A project from Salt Lake Acting Company seeking to document human experience during a global pandemic.  What is occurring now across the globe is unprecedented--at least during the lives of most people currently on the planet. COVID-19 has forever changed the lives of billions of humans, and while we're all…

In Response to COVID-19, SLAC Provides New Updates Regarding Spring Productions

  Salt Lake Acting Company has joined other theatre companies and businesses around the globe in postponing our upcoming offerings as a response to COVID-19. Please note that these are subject to change depending on further developments surrounding our current world health situation. Our limited engagement of FOUR WOMEN TALKING…

SLAC Postpones Elaine Jarvik's FOUR WOMEN TALKING ABOUT THE MAN UNDER THE SHEET Due to COVID-19

  In response to recent developments surrounding COVID-19 and for the health and well-being of our patrons, we have decided to postpone our production of FOUR WOMEN TALKING ABOUT THE MAN UNDER THE SHEET by Elaine Jarvik. We will continue to monitor the situation and will be announcing new dates…

Step Inside Rehearsals for FOUR WOMEN TALKING ABOUT THE MAN UNDER THE SHEET

From March 12 through 20, Salt Lake Acting Company is pleased to present the world premiere of FOUR WOMEN TALKING ABOUT THE MAN UNDER THE SHEET by Elaine Jarvik.  On the morning of February 21, 1895, the day after the great man died, Susan B. Anthony shows up on his…

Fer Fun! Cast & Creative Announced for SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2020

Casting for the 42nd iteration of Utah's longest-running theatre tradition, SATURDAY'S VOYEUR, has been solidified. Co-created by Allen Nevins and Nancy Borgenicht, SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2020 promises to once again pay homage to the Beehive State through biting satire and irreverant wit in Utah's biggest summer party. This year's production will…

A Knock at the Door: Production Photos and an All-New Trailer for A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2

Salt Lake Acting Company's 49th season continues with the Utah premiere of Lucas Hnath's A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2. The 8-time Tony Award-nominated play is being produced in SLAC’s Upstairs Theatre February 5 through March 8, 2020. Nora Helmer leaving her husband and children at the end of Ibsen’s 1879 masterpiece…

New Play Sounding Series Presents Free Reading of New Work by Shawn Fisher on February 17th

  As our record-breaking New Play Sounding Series enters its 26th year of nurturing exciting works from some of the country's most gifted voices, we're pleased to announce the February 17th reading of local playwright Shawn Fisher's new play, THE (obsolete) UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS. Shawn Fisher After many miles and days…

Nancy Borgenicht on Directing the Utah Premiere of A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2

If you’ve never read or seen A Doll’s House by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, you still may have heard of it---that really old play about Nora Somebody who slams the door and leaves her husband and children.  Shocking when it was first seen in 1879 Copenhagen---shocking still.  It was a…

"The Door Slam Heard Round the World": A Crash Course on Ibsen's A DOLL'S HOUSE with Dramaturg, Heather Nowlin

If you don’t remember (or never saw) Ibsen’s original A DOLL'S HOUSE, don’t worry: there’s absolutely no need to study up on the 140-year-old Norwegian play to enjoy PART 2. Even if you are familiar, here are some facts about the setting:Plaque marking the former site of Henrik Ibsen's apartment…

Cast & Creative Announced for World Premiere of Elaine Jarvik's FOUR WOMEN TALKING ABOUT THE MAN UNDER THE SHEET; Tickets Now on Sale

In celebration of the 150th anniverary of the first ballot cast by a woman in US history, the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, and International Women's Day, Salt Lake Acting Company presents a world premiere from Utah's own, Elaine Jarvik.  On the morning of February 21,…

"A Really, Really, Really Big Adventure": First Look at PETE THE CAT

Don't miss the Utah premiere of PETE THE CAT, playing now through December 30th! When Pete the Cat gets caught jamming after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners. But for Pete, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up, and…