We hate ticketing fees!

We hate ticketing fees!

We get it. Ticketing fees have jumped the 🦈. To make your holiday shopping easier, we are waiving ticketing fees on tickets and gift certificates beginning Friday, November 28th (Black Friday) until December 2nd. Just use code THANKS19, and you’ll see your discount reflected in your final tally. (Sorry, it’s not retroactive!) Shop til’ you … Continued

The Lifespan of a…Lie?

What is Two Truths and a Lie? “It’s an icebreaker exercise in which a person shares two facts about themselves that are true and one that is false,” says director Wes Grantom. “This activity has helped us get to know each other as we rehearse.” So, what better way to get to know the cast … Continued

Massimine receives Humanitarian of the Year Award

This just in! A huge congratulations to Chris Massimine, PTC’s Managing director on receiving the National Performing Arts Action Association 2019 Humanitarian of the Year! We’re very proud of Chris’s accomplishments and excited to bring those skills to Salt Lake City. October 16, 2019 press release:  Today the [National Performing Arts Action Association] NPAAA announced … Continued

Director’s Brief: “Cagney” and Concert Productions

Happy Opening Night!   Wow. I have been delinquent in my blogging. So sorry.   Cagney opens tonight. It has been a whirlwind—rehearsing and refining this charming piece. The technical elements are incredible. Twelve actors and more than 150 costumes?! You kind of have to see it to believe it, and I hope you will. … Continued

Industry Round-up from Playbill

Chris Massimine  Managing Director at Pioneer Theatre Company (Salt Lake City, UT) The recent Drama Desk-winning producer for the Joel Grey-helmed Fiddler on the Roof will partner with Artistic Director Karen Azenberg for a season that includes The Lifespan of a Fact, Once On This Island, and Something Rotten!. Massimine currently serves as co-development chair at the Alliance of Resident … Continued

The Passing of a Legend

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Harold Prince, a game-changer, uniting voice, and the heart and soul of Broadway. To the world his name and legacy was larger than life, but to me he was Hal- a friend who delighted in conversation on craft, family, life, and integrity; a mentor (one of hundreds … Continued

Backstage Tours for 2019/2020 announced

Tuesday Tours return in 2019/2020. To register, visit the page linked, or visit our Facebook Events for more information. September 10, 2019 – See the Broadway-bound “Cagney” being built, and elements for the rest of the season being worked on. October 8, 2019 – There is no busier time at PTC than the month that … Continued

Director’s Brief: Throwback Thursday at Iceberg

Finally, a little nice weather so the Grease cast could take a field trip last night. Throwback Thursday at Iceberg! The Pink Ladies and the Burger Palace Boys enjoyed some shakes and fries—and the stares of some bemused patrons. Have you seen the video we made at West High? In other fronts, I am working … Continued

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: ‘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