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Playwright Will Snider on the Utah Premiere of DEATH OF A DRIVER

  Note: The following remarks by DEATH OF A DRIVER Playwright Will Snider originally appeared in the production's playbill under the title "In the Room with Will Snider"   Salt Lake Acting Company and DEATH OF A DRIVER By 2017, DEATH OF A DRIVER was dead. I wrote the first…

Cast & Creative Team Announced for Utah Premiere of Lucas Hnath's A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2

Casting has been finalized for A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2 by Lucas Hnath. The sequel (of sorts) to Ibsen’s A DOLL’S HOUSE makes its Utah premiere after a successful run on Broadway that was nominated for eight 2017 Tony Awards. Nora Helmer leaving her husband and children at the end…

Cast & Creative Team Announced for World Premiere of FORM OF A GIRL UNKNOWN

Casting has been finalized for Salt Lake Acting Company’s world premiere production of form of a girl unknown by Charly Evon Simpson.  Amali is twelve years old, she is wise, and she is fascinated – by A Midsummer Night’s Dream; by her changing body; by the story of the children…

Discover the Production Artwork for Our 49th Season

As we prepare to launch our historic 49th season, we're excited to unveil the artwork for the year's line-up of Utah premieres. With the exception of PETE THE CAT, which was designed by the book's creator James Dean, all artwork was designed by Salt Lake City-based branding agency Third Sun.…

Announcing Our New 30 & Under SATURDAY'S VOYEUR Rush Ticket Policy

Are you 30 years of age or younger? Now, you can see SATURDAY'S VOYEUR for just $25! Look, it's not easy to be a young professional trying to make ends meet. Theatre is at times a luxury, although our biased opinion is that it's a necessity in coping with the…

Mohemian Rhapsody: A First Look at SATURDAY'S VOYEUR 2019

Utah's favorite summer tradition runs now through September 1st. The 41st-annual SATURDAY’S VOYEUR by Allen Nevins and Nancy Borgenicht is now open and is delighting Utahns who are in need of a good laugh at themselves. This year’s production once again lampoons our fine state's culture and politics with biting…

Cast & Creative Team Announced for Utah Premiere of DEATH OF A DRIVER

Casting has been finalized for the Salt Lake Acting Company’s production of DEATH OF A DRIVER by Will Snider. The play, which receives its Utah premiere, was previously workshopped during SLAC’s 2018 Playwrights’ Lab. When Sarah, an American engineer, moves to Kenya to build a road that will shape the…

Cast and Creative Team Announced for Utah Premiere of PETE THE CAT

Casting is complete for SLAC's 11th annual children's production, the Utah premiere of PETE THE CAT. Based on the popular children's book series by Kimberly and James Dean, the stage musical features music by Will Aronson and book/lyrics by Sarah Hammond. When Pete the Cat gets caught jamming after bedtime,…

Razzamatazz: Official SILENT DANCER Production Photos

The hit world premiere plays Salt Lake Acting Company through May 12th A groundbreaking dance/play/romance about dangerous love, secret identities, criminals, silent movies, and the most famous couple in New York: F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald. See images from the world premiere below. For tickets, click here, or call SLAC's…

Step into the Richly-Costumed World of SILENT DANCER

Kathleen Cahill's world premiere Jazz Age romance runs April 10 through May 12th Salt Lake Acting Company presents the world premiere of SILENT DANCER by Utah-based playwright, Kathleen Cahill, beginning April 10th. The play recieves its premiere following several developmental workshops both at SLAC (including a New Play Sounding Series reading in…

Call for Entries: DON'T PANIC, LISTEN!

 End the Stigma. Share Your Story. This summer, Salt Lake Acting Company is teaming up with Utah State University's H.E.A.R.T. initiative to shed light on addiction in Utah. Through its new storytelling series, "Don't Panic, Listen!", H.E.A.R.T. will nurture and showcase young storytellers from around the state who have been affected…