Events for Theater & Dance

Bright Star

Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre presents Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s Bright Star January 12th through 27th.

Bright Star, with direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, won the 2016 Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and Best Score and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music. It also received five 2016 Tony Award nominations for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, Best Lead Actress in a Musical and Best Orchestrations. 

 Inspired by a real event, this original musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and '40s

Tickets are $42 - $64 in advance, and $5 more when purchased on the day of the show. Kids in grades K-12 are half-price on Mondays and Tuesdays

More information:Box Office: 801-581-6961 Open 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri. or online at: www.pioneertheatre.org

 


Stag's Leap

Join the Salt Lake Acting Company for a two-week special engagement, conceived and directed by Nancy Borgenicht, with proceeds going toward SLAC's new play development programs. Stag’s Leap, by Sharon Olds: A poetic journey beginning at the end of a thirty-year marriage.  A sensual contemplation of love, loss and getting on with it.

Performances will be January 18th through 28th.  Tickets start at $40 with all proceeds benefiting SLAC's intrepid new play development programs, which provide resources and support for new and unique projects like "Stag's Leap" to be discovered. 

Call the Box Office at 801.363.7522 to book your seats, or purchase tickets online: https://tickets.saltlakeactingcompany.org/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent190.html


Stag's Leap

Join the Salt Lake Acting Company for a two-week special engagement, conceived and directed by Nancy Borgenicht, with proceeds going toward SLAC's new play development programs. Stag’s Leap, by Sharon Olds: A poetic journey beginning at the end of a thirty-year marriage.  A sensual contemplation of love, loss and getting on with it.

Performances will be January 18th through 28th.  Tickets start at $40 with all proceeds benefiting SLAC's intrepid new play development programs, which provide resources and support for new and unique projects like "Stag's Leap" to be discovered. 

Call the Box Office at 801.363.7522 to book your seats, or purchase tickets online: https://tickets.saltlakeactingcompany.org/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent190.html


Bright Star

Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre presents Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s Bright Star January 12th through 27th.

Bright Star, with direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, won the 2016 Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Musical and Best Score and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music. It also received five 2016 Tony Award nominations for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, Best Lead Actress in a Musical and Best Orchestrations. 

 Inspired by a real event, this original musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and '40s

Tickets are $42 - $64 in advance, and $5 more when purchased on the day of the show. Kids in grades K-12 are half-price on Mondays and Tuesdays

More information:Box Office: 801-581-6961 Open 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Mon. - Fri. or online at: www.pioneertheatre.org

 


Stag's Leap

Join the Salt Lake Acting Company for a two-week special engagement, conceived and directed by Nancy Borgenicht, with proceeds going toward SLAC's new play development programs. Stag’s Leap, by Sharon Olds: A poetic journey beginning at the end of a thirty-year marriage.  A sensual contemplation of love, loss and getting on with it.

Performances will be January 18th through 28th.  Tickets start at $40 with all proceeds benefiting SLAC's intrepid new play development programs, which provide resources and support for new and unique projects like "Stag's Leap" to be discovered. 

Call the Box Office at 801.363.7522 to book your seats, or purchase tickets online: https://tickets.saltlakeactingcompany.org/TheatreManager/1/tmEvent/tmEvent190.html


Dance-A-Thon for A Cause

Ever wanted to use your dancing skills, learning skills to contribute to a cause? This is the perfect opportunity. An event for you to learn 5 different dance forms , from across the globe - Under one roof!

ALL funds raised are going to be donated to the animal shelters in UTAH to keep our friends warm this winter. 

The best dance instructors will take you to their world of dance in 50 min. A simple, beginner level workshop in each of these styles and you also get to witness the dance form in its actuality. a 7 minute performance by each of these amazing dancers. WE HIGHLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO STAY FORTHE WHOLE EVENT AND EXPERIENCE EACH OF THESE DANCES. 

Schedule :

11 :00 AM - 12:00 PM - Flamenco with Katie Sheen Abbott

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM - Irish Step Dance with Aubree Walker Shelley

1:40 PM - 2:40 PM - Bollywood dance with Sonali Loomba

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM - Cossack dance from Ukraine with Maciej Smusz

4:00 PM - 4: 30 PM - HIGHLIGHT - Whirling dervishes from TURKEY with Zenyep 

4:45 PM - 5: 00 PM - Picture sessions, Socializing , Closing. 

TICKETS AND MORE INFORMATION HERE


2018 Samba Queen Contest

Samba Fogo Presents 9th Annual Samba Queen Contest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usSDN7t-620 - Saturday, February 3rd at Pierpont Place. - Doors open at 8:00 p.m. with live Brazilian music. - Dance competition begins at 9:00 p.m. Tickets to Samba Queen are $15 until January 5, 2018! January 6-February 2 tickets are $20, and $25 at the door the night of the event. VIP tables are available for $200. VIP tables seat four and come with cocktail service to your table, a great view of the stage, and VIP treatment.


Free Play Reading: You Got Older, by Clare Barron

It's the next in Weller's Free Play Reading Series: YOU GOT OLDER, by Clare Barron. Mae returns home to help take care of Dad and – maybe (a little) – herself. You Got Older is a tender and darkly comic new play about family, illness, and cowboys – and how to remain standing when everything you know comes crashing down around you. Presented by Wasatch Theatre Company Directed by Brian Pilling


The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

When the creative team responsible for a recent Broadway flop assemble at a backer's audition for a new musical on a suburban estate, things turn deadly. With plenty of confusing murders and knotty plots to unravel, this ingenious and wildly comic romp from John Bishop spoofs the great murder mystery movies of the 1940s, leaving the audience to wonder: whodunit?

The play will run From February 8th through 24th. Tickets and information: http://grandtheatrecompany.com/musical-comedy-murders-1940/


RDT's Ring Around the Rose Presents Gina Bauchauer

RDT's Ring Around the Rose is a "wiggle-friendly" performance series for children and families that explores the magical world of the arts, including dance, theatre, music and storytelling. In this show, explore the sounds of piano with some of the most talented pianists in the state!