SANDY — The Sandy Arts Guild production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Abridged was an entirely enjoyable homage to the Bard. The premise of the show created by the Reduced Shakespeare Company is to put on a “feat not yet performed in theater” by portraying all 37 of William Shakespeare in one evening, accomplishing this by generally skipping everything and cutting to the chase. The night becomes a wonderful chase through all these plays. The production absorbs you from the second the announcements start, with jokes and funny personal comments. From then on you just keep wondering what will happen next— and almost everything does. Some of my particularly favorite moments included a moment of evangelical preaching holding an oversized copy of the Complete Works… in place of the Bible, an audience-created Mad Lib to represent Shakespeare’s sonnets, a BYU – Utah football rivalry to explain the history plays, and a scholarly presentation on “Shakespeare’s Apocrypha” that turns into Troilus and Cressida represented by kids toys. Don’t expect this night to be an idle one in the theater. Audience interaction prevails throughout the show. The night I attended included some wonderful moments where one actor had a conversation with his grandmother or when the actors didn’t want to perform Coriolanus (because they were offended by the “Anus play”) one audience member burst out with a “Get over...Read More
Just got back from the first read-through for @AnOtherTheater's production of 'Fat Pig'. Feeling excited about it. #utahtheatre
The whole gang is coming!#ShockheadedPeterSLC #UtahTheatre3
Some life imitating art, here.
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"living in a demented children's book..."
SHOCKHEADED PETER @SackersonCo was a creepy hoot last night, it's extended through Nov 4th, w/ a Halloween show, don't miss it! #utahtheatre
Such a great space! And there's creepy noises to get us in the mood. Sackerson's SHOCKHEADED PETER. #utahtheatre @mel_leilani @SackersonCo
THE ADDAMS FAMILY “will serve you more treat than trick” @HopeboxT. #UtahTheatre review - https://t.co/NXSd3rKdYb
Ready 2 get scared @SackersonCo's SHOCKHEADED PETER 2nite w/ playwright pal @mel_leilani #utahtheatre #spookytheater
1pm & 4:30pm on Saturday. #utahmom #utahtheatre #utahchildrenstheatre #nonprofit #slctheatre @… https://t.co/BzaXhW2kLR
Whatta cast. 😍😍😍
Come see them tonight at 7:30pm! Tickets from $10-$15.
Forecast looks chilly, but the show must go on! #UtahTheatre
"you are no longer allowed to complain that everyone in Utah does the same kind of shows."
Review: ‘Shockheaded Peter’ delivers darkly twisted fun https://t.co/L9naSyiFYV via @GephardtDaily
More dates added!
Now playing though Nov. 4th
CAPTAIN LOUIS @SCERAupdate is “an enjoyable little show for its young audience.” #UtahTheatre review -
The Merchant (father) plucks a rose and gets himself into trouble. #utahtheatre… https://t.co/SpswstSaa8
So it's like being unhappy, but in your leg?
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@SackersonCo’s SHOCKHEADED PETER is “absolutely one of the best shows I have seen this year.” #utahtheatre review - https://t.co/g1K9l4nCtd
Which #UtahTheatre shows are getting you in the 🎃 holiday spirit?