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September 2016

Bull Shark Attack

Starts: September 6, 2016 - September 7, 2016

Salt Lake Acting Company Presents Bull Shark Attack September 7–October 16, 2016 by Troy Deutsch World Premiere | Developed in SLAC’s NPSS and Playwrights’ Lab On a warm North Carolina night, a girl with big hair drinks schnapps, a boy is afraid to fall asleep and a woman with nowhere to go gets in her motorhome and starts driving. Their stories collide one fateful night on the beach.

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  • October 2016


    Starts: October 11, 2016 - October 12, 2016

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    Salt Lake Acting Company presents Winter October 12–November 13, 2016 by Julie Jensen World Premiere | Developed in SLAC’s NPSS The genius of three great Salt Lake women: Playwright Julie Jensen, celebrated actor Anne Cullimore Decker and distinguished Professor Margaret P. Battin. WINTER is a thrilling new play about one of the most controversial topics in America.

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  • December 2016

    Diary of a Worm, a Spider, and a Fly

    Starts: December 1, 2016 - December 2, 2016

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    Salt Lake Acting Company presents Diary of a Worm, a Spider, and a Fly December 2–8,2016 Book, music, and lyrics by Joan Cushing Book, music, and lyrics by Joan Cushing Adapted from the Diary of a Worm book series by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss. Take a look at the world from a bug’s perspective. Perhaps you’ll see that their lives are not all that different from yours.

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  • February 2017

    Harbur Gate

    Starts: February 7, 2017 - February 8, 2017

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    Salt Lake Acting Company presents Harbur Gate February 8–March 12, 2017 World Premiere | Developed in SLAC’s NPSS and Playwrights’ Labs Three female soldiers in the combat zone. A Purple Heart. A human heart. A blind man. A terrible secret. And the transforming power of art.

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  • April 2017

    Hand to God

    Starts: April 11, 2017 - April 12, 2017

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    Salt Lake Acting Company presents Hand to God April 12–May 14, 2017 by Robert Askins Regional Premiere An irreverent, occasionally shocking and perpetually hysterical romp to hell and back. This play explores the ideas of faith, morality, and human nature and will leave you sore with laughter.

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  • September 2017

    Surely Goodness and Mercy – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: September 5, 2017 - September 6, 2017

    SEPTEMBER 6 – OCTOBER 15, 2017 by Chisa Hutchinson In an under-funded African-American school in Newark, New Jersey, a twelveyear old Bible-toting, motherless outcast with a photographic memory meets a sixty-year old childless woman who works in the school cafeteria. Against all odds, together they teach and learn the real meaning of life.

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  • November 2017

    The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs – SLAC

    Starts: November 30, 2017 - December 1, 2017

    DECEMBER 1 – 29, 2017 by Paul Gilvary, Robert Kauzlaric, William Rush There are two sides to every story, and when the Big, Bad Wolf takes the stand in Piggsylvania’s Trial of the Century, he finally gets his say. But whether he’ll get a fair trial in a corrupt piggy court is anyone’s guess. Will the pigs’ splashy puppet show make a puppet out of justice, or is the wolf’s catchy song and dance about a sneeze gone wrong all…

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  • February 2018

    HiR – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: February 6, 2018 - February 7, 2018

    FEBRUARY 7 – MARCH 11, 2018 by Taylor Mac Chaos reigns in this gender bending comedy about the most dysfunctional family in America. A dishonorably discharged vet returns home to a mother liberated from an oppressive marriage, a sister on “mones” in the process of changing genders, and a father asleep in a clown costume. And nobody is doing the dishes anymore.

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  • April 2018

    Fun Home – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: April 3, 2018 - April 4, 2018

    APRIL 4 – MAY 13, 2018 Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel This Tony Award-winning musical, set in three stages of a woman’s life, tells a universal detective story about a child’s search to discover what is really going on with her parents as they hold up the perfect family façade. Heart-gripping songs about sexual awakening, repressed emotions, deep secrets, yearning, resentment, love. Home.

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  • September 2018

    A Funny Thing Happened… – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: September 12, 2018

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    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City SEPTEMBER 12 – OCTOBER 21, 2018 It is a comic catastrophe when Karla, a crass comedian, and Don, a sad super nerd meet at the bedsides of their dying mothers. There’s nothing less funny in the world than cancer…except when it’s hilarious.

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  • October 2018

    The Wolves – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: October 9, 2018 - October 10, 2018

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    OCTOBER 10 – NOVEMBER 11, 2018 These warriors are ready to take on any comer. Their minds move at warp speed, their emotions jostle for position, their bodies are fine-tuned, and their hormones are raging. It’s war out there on the girls’ soccer field. Get ready for THE WOLVES.

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  • November 2018

    Pinkalicious, the Musical – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: November 29, 2018 - November 30, 2018

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    NOVEMBER 30 – DECEMBER 30, 2018 Children’s Show It’s not easy being pink. Just ask Pinkalicious Pinkerton after she eats too many pink cupcakes and turns pink from head to toe! With dancing doctors, Broadway-style ballads, and a blues singing little brother, audiences of all ages will be tickled PINK!

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  • February 2019

    The Cake – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: February 5, 2019 - February 6, 2019

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    FEBRUARY 6 – MARCH 10, 2019 Della is the best baker in her politically red town, but now she’s faced with a decision that pits her faith against family. Will she bake a wedding cake for two women—one of whom is as close as a daughter? The culture wars have never been so delicious.

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  • April 2019

    Silent Dancer – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: April 9, 2019 - April 10, 2019

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    APRIL 10 – MAY 12, 2019 Dangerous love, secret identities, maids, dancers, criminals, silent movies, and the most famous couple in New York – Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald. A groundbreaking dance/play/romance which expresses the pulse, the change, and the infinite possibilities of life in America.

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  • September 2019

    Death of a Driver – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: September 11, 2019

    Death of a Driver September 11–October 20, 2019 When Sarah, an American engineer, moves to Kenya to build a road that will shape the country’s future, her charismatic African driver, Kennedy, becomes her first employee and trusted friend. But when a dispute over a local election lands him in jail, she questions the integrity of their alliance. DEATH OF A DRIVER is a sharp political drama about the complexities of “doing good” abroad.

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  • October 2019

    Form of a Girl Unknown – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: October 16, 2019

    Form of a Girl Unknown October 16–November 17, 2019 Navigating adolescence is not for the faint of heart, but Amali’s got this. She is twelve years old, she is wise, and she is fascinated – by A Midsummer Night’s Dream; by her changing body; by the story of the children killed in the woods. With humor, magic, blood, and fire, FORM OF A GIRL UNKNOWN is not your typical coming-of-age story.

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  • December 2019

    Pete the Cat – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: December 6, 2019

    Pete the Cat December 6–30, 2019 Children’s Show A Utah premiere based on the popular children’s book and Amazon Prime series! When Pete the Cat gets caught jamming after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners. But for Pete, life is an adventure no matter where you wind up, and the minute he walks in the door, he gets the whole family rocking. The whole family that is, except for young Jimmy…

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  • February 2020

    A Doll’s House, Part 2 – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: February 5

    A Doll’s House, Part 2 February 5–March 8, 2020 Nora Helmer leaving her husband and children at the end of Ibsen’s 1879 masterpiece was the “door slam heard ‘round the world.” Fifteen years later, there’s a knock at that same door. Nora’s back. But why? And where has she been? Lucas Hnath’s brilliantly funny sequel to Ibsen’s classic was nominated for 8 Tony Awards and now makes its Utah premiere at SLAC.

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  • April 2020

    How to Transcend a Happy Marriage – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: April 6

    POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT SEASON A dinner party gone wild. Two married couples invite a mysterious woman (who hunts her own meat) along with her two lovers to a New Year’s Eve party. From the adventurous and provocative Sarah Ruhl comes a comedy that pushes the boundaries of marriage and the limits of friendship.

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  • June 2020

    Saturday’s Voyeur – Salt Lake Acting Company

    Starts: June 17

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    Salt Lake Acting Company presents Saturday’s Voyeur June 17–August 23, 2020 by Allen Nevins & Nancy Borgenicht SLAC’s ever-original musical satire and Utah’s biggest summer party. Not to mention, one of the longest-running shows of its kind in the nation. Now in its 42nd year of raucous, tongue-incheek fun. The Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) is a professional theatre, founded in 1970 in its 49th year. This annual musical satire connects SLAC to the community like nothing else. A tradition…

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