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Director’s Brief: Grease is the word

Grease is the word…we shot this yesterday at West High. And don’t forget about our Play-by-Play The Way North this Friday and Saturday!

Director’s Brief: Traveling The Way North to Grease

Back from New York and heading into Grease rehearsals starting next week and our final Play-by-Play of the season. Busy, busy, busy …….. Two brand new casts arrive Monday morning, for two very different shows, doing what PTC does best: creating all kinds of art, and telling all kinds of stories. And if you haven’t … Continued

Director’s Brief: Busy, Busy, Busy…

Back from New York and heading into Grease rehearsals starting next week and our final Play by Play (The Way North) of the season. Busy, busy, busy ……..

Director’s Brief: ‘Sweat’ – it’s all in the details

Sweat—it’s in the details.   Sometimes, a show is like “Where’s Waldo?” or one of those hidden picture games. (Can you find the crayon?!)     Maybe you’ll notice some of these things when you see Lynn Nottage’s amazing play. Or maybe you  won’t. But it’s details that make up the world these actors live … Continued

2019 Bravo! Gala

Join us for the 2019 Bravo! Gala, honoring A. Scott and Jesselie Anderson for their enduring commitment to Pioneer Theatre Company, our community and the vibrancy of the arts in Utah. The 2019 Bravo! Gala will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Eccles Alumni House at 5:00 p.m., then convenes to Simmons Pioneer … Continued

Director’s Brief: 2019-2020 Season Excitement

Can I brag a little about our programming for next season? It’s just that I’m so pleased we’re offering our subscribers and patrons such an exciting blend: musicals, a drama, a comedy, a world premiere, a Utah premiere, and a little classic thrown in. I’m proud that we are going to be a part of … Continued

College/University Discounts Apply to “La Cage aux Folles”

Get your drag on! “La Cage aux Folles-Concert Production”- We have three performances only, March 15-16, 2019. Friday: 7:30 pm; Saturday: 2 and 7:30 pm. Student Rush tickets for college and university students ARE available! Visit https://www.pioneertheatre.org/students/college-student-discounts/ for more information. One hour before curtain, students may attend on a “Rush” basis. University of Utah students … Continued

Director’s Brief: What is a Concert Musical?

What is a concert musical? I’ve come to expect—at the time of year when we’re producing our concert musical—that this question will arise. Well, certainly we all know what a concert is. When one goes to a concert, at the Symphony or Red Butte Garden, or even Vivint Arena, you know what to expect. But … Continued

Director’s Brief: A Chris, a Cagney, and a Play That Goes Wrong

You may have seen us in the news a bit this week. Here. Or here. Or here. We started the week on Monday by announcing our new managing director, Christopher Massimine. We rolled into our last week of the beautiful Once — which closes tomorrow. We announced the cast for our upcoming Concert musical, and began bringing … Continued