Events for Theater & Dance

Shen Yun Performing Arts

Shen Yun Performing Arts is the world's premier classical Chinese dance and music company. Shen Yun brings the profound spirit of this lost civilization to life on stage with unrivaled artistic mastery. Every dance movement, every musical note, makes this a stunning visual and emotional experience you won’t find anywhere else. Banned in communist China today, where traditional culture has been nearly lost, the non-profit Shen Yun is dedicated to reviving 5,000 years of divinely inspired civilization and has become an international phenomenon. Experience the Arts Connecting Heaven & Earth! See for yourself why Shen Yun is leaving millions around the world in awe. Tickets online: https://tickets.shenyun.com/event/schedule/shenyun-2017-saltlakecity-2017-4-25-730pm?_ga=1.195900396.177667913.1488573197


Salt Lake Acting Company Presents Hand to God

An irreverent, occasionally shocking and perpetually hysterical romp to hell and back. This titillating new comedy explores the ideas of faith, morality and human nature - with the help of a bawdy hand puppet named Tyrone. This five time Tony Award nominee - including Best New Play - took Broadway by storm. Now, it's sure to thrill SLAC's adventurous audiences! Performs April 12-May 14 (Wed-Sun) Tickets $25-$43 Discounts available for students and groups of 10 or more. For more information contact the box office: (801) 363-7522 info@saltlakeactingcompany.org


Samba Fogo Spring Concert: CHAMA

An Evening of Live Music and Dance, ON FIRE April 27, 28 & 29, 2017: Samba Fogo proudly presents Chama (Flame). Drawing on rich cultural concepts and mythology, Samba Fogo ignites the stage as they weave traditional and contemporary dance forms, fire spinning, and sundry live music. The concert will premiere several original musical compositions, sound scores, and high-energy choreography, performed by a cast of over 40 spectacular artists. The live band for this year’s concert includes a vocal quartet, horn line, and string quintet, paired with the largest drum line Samba Fogo has ever featured on stage – a diverse and dynamic orchestra, providing a rhythmic and musical backdrop inspired by traditions from Cuba, Africa, and Brazil. Chama will feature several very special guests, including world-renowned dance artist Rosangela Silvestre. Between performances in London, Montreal, Geneva, Zurich, Paris, and Tokyo, Rosangela will be stopping in Salt Lake City to perform a solo in Samba Fogo’s concert. A truly masterful dancer, Rosangela has a powerful stage presence and stellar dance technique. Chama will also feature special guest Mark Lamson, master percussionist from San Diego, California, and creator of the now world-famous album, “Bata Ketu”, acknowledged by The Smithsonian. Guest vocalists, soprano Kristin Jensen and tenor Jerry Maymi, will join Samba Fogo singer Solange Gomes and singer-guitarist George Brown, who hail from São Paulo, and Brasilia, Brazil. With Marco Blackmore on saxophone, Joe Chisolm on trombone, John McNeil on trumpet, Christine Gundayao and Jordan Hess on violin, Danae Snow on viola, Caitlin Andrew on cello, Hazel Staten on bass, and Liam Snelling on guitar, Chama will feature a cast of over 40 talented musicians, dancers, drummers, singers, and fire spinners, coming together to inspire, excite, and uplift the hearts of Utah audiences. Tickets to Chama are $20 for students and $25 for general public. Tickets are available online at artsaltlake.org, at all ArtTix locations, or by calling 801-355-ARTS. This event is recommended for ages 8+. No babes in arms. Content is suitable for all ages. This presentation of Chama (Flame) is supported by the ZAP (Zoo, Arts & Parks) program and the Salt Lake Arts Council. The performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Jeanne Wagner Theatre in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center on April 27, 28 & 29.


Samba Fogo Spring Concert: CHAMA

An Evening of Live Music and Dance, ON FIRE April 27, 28 & 29, 2017: Samba Fogo proudly presents Chama (Flame). Drawing on rich cultural concepts and mythology, Samba Fogo ignites the stage as they weave traditional and contemporary dance forms, fire spinning, and sundry live music. The concert will premiere several original musical compositions, sound scores, and high-energy choreography, performed by a cast of over 40 spectacular artists. The live band for this year’s concert includes a vocal quartet, horn line, and string quintet, paired with the largest drum line Samba Fogo has ever featured on stage – a diverse and dynamic orchestra, providing a rhythmic and musical backdrop inspired by traditions from Cuba, Africa, and Brazil. Chama will feature several very special guests, including world-renowned dance artist Rosangela Silvestre. Between performances in London, Montreal, Geneva, Zurich, Paris, and Tokyo, Rosangela will be stopping in Salt Lake City to perform a solo in Samba Fogo’s concert. A truly masterful dancer, Rosangela has a powerful stage presence and stellar dance technique. Chama will also feature special guest Mark Lamson, master percussionist from San Diego, California, and creator of the now world-famous album, “Bata Ketu”, acknowledged by The Smithsonian. Guest vocalists, soprano Kristin Jensen and tenor Jerry Maymi, will join Samba Fogo singer Solange Gomes and singer-guitarist George Brown, who hail from São Paulo, and Brasilia, Brazil. With Marco Blackmore on saxophone, Joe Chisolm on trombone, John McNeil on trumpet, Christine Gundayao and Jordan Hess on violin, Danae Snow on viola, Caitlin Andrew on cello, Hazel Staten on bass, and Liam Snelling on guitar, Chama will feature a cast of over 40 talented musicians, dancers, drummers, singers, and fire spinners, coming together to inspire, excite, and uplift the hearts of Utah audiences. Tickets to Chama are $20 for students and $25 for general public. Tickets are available online at artsaltlake.org, at all ArtTix locations, or by calling 801-355-ARTS. This event is recommended for ages 8+. No babes in arms. Content is suitable for all ages. This presentation of Chama (Flame) is supported by the ZAP (Zoo, Arts & Parks) program and the Salt Lake Arts Council. The performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Jeanne Wagner Theatre in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center on April 27, 28 & 29.


Samba Fogo Spring Concert: CHAMA

An Evening of Live Music and Dance, ON FIRE April 27, 28 & 29, 2017: Samba Fogo proudly presents Chama (Flame). Drawing on rich cultural concepts and mythology, Samba Fogo ignites the stage as they weave traditional and contemporary dance forms, fire spinning, and sundry live music. The concert will premiere several original musical compositions, sound scores, and high-energy choreography, performed by a cast of over 40 spectacular artists. The live band for this year’s concert includes a vocal quartet, horn line, and string quintet, paired with the largest drum line Samba Fogo has ever featured on stage – a diverse and dynamic orchestra, providing a rhythmic and musical backdrop inspired by traditions from Cuba, Africa, and Brazil. Chama will feature several very special guests, including world-renowned dance artist Rosangela Silvestre. Between performances in London, Montreal, Geneva, Zurich, Paris, and Tokyo, Rosangela will be stopping in Salt Lake City to perform a solo in Samba Fogo’s concert. A truly masterful dancer, Rosangela has a powerful stage presence and stellar dance technique. Chama will also feature special guest Mark Lamson, master percussionist from San Diego, California, and creator of the now world-famous album, “Bata Ketu”, acknowledged by The Smithsonian. Guest vocalists, soprano Kristin Jensen and tenor Jerry Maymi, will join Samba Fogo singer Solange Gomes and singer-guitarist George Brown, who hail from São Paulo, and Brasilia, Brazil. With Marco Blackmore on saxophone, Joe Chisolm on trombone, John McNeil on trumpet, Christine Gundayao and Jordan Hess on violin, Danae Snow on viola, Caitlin Andrew on cello, Hazel Staten on bass, and Liam Snelling on guitar, Chama will feature a cast of over 40 talented musicians, dancers, drummers, singers, and fire spinners, coming together to inspire, excite, and uplift the hearts of Utah audiences. Tickets to Chama are $20 for students and $25 for general public. Tickets are available online at artsaltlake.org, at all ArtTix locations, or by calling 801-355-ARTS. This event is recommended for ages 8+. No babes in arms. Content is suitable for all ages. This presentation of Chama (Flame) is supported by the ZAP (Zoo, Arts & Parks) program and the Salt Lake Arts Council. The performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Jeanne Wagner Theatre in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center on April 27, 28 & 29.


An Evening with David Sedaris

Live at the Eccles presents DAVID SEDARIS May 2, 2017 at the Eccles Theater on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City. ArtTix is the official source for tickets for Live at the Eccles events. For more information and tickets, please visit: http://live-at-the-eccles.com/events/david-sedaris With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of North America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today. David Sedaris is the author of Barrel Fever and Holidays on Ice, as well as collections of personal essays, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim,When You Are Engulfed in Flames, and his most recent book, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, each of which became an immediate bestseller. David’s books will be on sale in the lobby before and after the show. David will sign books for patrons after the show.


Harbur Gate

Three female soldiers in the combat zone. A Purple Heart, a human heart, a blind man, a terrible secret and the transformative power of art. From the beautiful mind of award-winning local playwright Kathleen Cahill comes the World Premiere of HARBUR GATE. Commissioned from the National New Play Network and developed in the SLAC's New Play Sounding Series and Playwright's Lab, HARBUR GATE is the recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Tickets: $25-$43 Performs Feb 8- May 14 (Wed-Sun) For more information contact the box office: (801) 363-7522 info@saltlakeactingcompany.org


MOMENTS

MOMENTS is a one-night experimental art event showcasing performative, ephemeral, temporary, and light-based art. MOMENTS will take place during the First Friday Art Stroll in a variety of spaces throughout Downtown Ogden, activating traditional and nontraditional areas. Visitors will be able to stroll throughout the sites, seeing work from more than 20 artists ranging from video projections, dance performances, music, temporary installations, light-based sculpture, participatory art projects, and more. MOMENTS is brought to you by Ogden First, Inc., Ogden City Arts, Union Creative Agency, Weber County RAMP, Target, and the Utah Division of Arts & Museums.


Salt Lake Acting Company Presents Hand to God

An irreverent, occasionally shocking and perpetually hysterical romp to hell and back. This titillating new comedy explores the ideas of faith, morality and human nature - with the help of a bawdy hand puppet named Tyrone. This five time Tony Award nominee - including Best New Play - took Broadway by storm. Now, it's sure to thrill SLAC's adventurous audiences! Performs April 12-May 14 (Wed-Sun) Tickets $25-$43 Discounts available for students and groups of 10 or more. For more information contact the box office: (801) 363-7522 info@saltlakeactingcompany.org


Harbur Gate

Three female soldiers in the combat zone. A Purple Heart, a human heart, a blind man, a terrible secret and the transformative power of art. From the beautiful mind of award-winning local playwright Kathleen Cahill comes the World Premiere of HARBUR GATE. Commissioned from the National New Play Network and developed in the SLAC's New Play Sounding Series and Playwright's Lab, HARBUR GATE is the recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Tickets: $25-$43 Performs Feb 8- May 14 (Wed-Sun) For more information contact the box office: (801) 363-7522 info@saltlakeactingcompany.org