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Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre

300 s 1400 e Salt Lake City, UT 84112 United States
801-581-6961 http://www.pioneertheatre.org/

Professional theatre producing classics, large-scale musicals, contemporary dramas and comedies.

November 2019

The Lifespan of a Fact – Pioneer Theater Company

Starts: November 1

November 1–November 16, 2019 A new play based on a “true-ish” story. Contains strong language. A demanding editor has given an eager young fact checker a big assignment: apply his skill to a groundbreaking piece by an unorthodox author on a sensitive subject. The resulting conflict between fact-checker and author casts a comic light on the intersection between truth and art. In an era of #FakeNews and #AlternativeFacts, it might seem ripped from today’s news, but the story, fresh from…

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  • December 2019

    The Play That Goes Wrong

    Starts: December 6

    December 6–21, 2019 Broadway’s funniest smash hit and international phenomenon — about the play that can’t get anything right. The title says it all – and that’s why it was Broadway’s funniest and longest-running play! A hilarious hybrid of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes, the opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor is one our audiences won’t forget. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines) –…

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  • January 2020

    Mary Stuart – Pioneer Theater Company

    Starts: January 10, 2020

    January 10–25, 2020 An epic power struggle full of intrigue and betrayal—an Elizabethean political thriller. England’s Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots: one queen will win; one must fall. Follow the politically-charged biographical drama and power-play between two of history’s greatest monarchs, who happened to be women. With inspiring female roles, and a theme grounded in the struggle between religion, womanhood and statesmanship, this highly-relevant play mirrors, explores and questions those same issues still present today.

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  • February 2020

    Once on this Island – Pioneer Theater Company

    Starts: February 21, 2020

    February 21–March 6, 2020 2018 Tony Award® – Best Musical Revival How far will you travel to reunite with the one who has captured your heart? This folk tale whisks you away to a sea-swept village in the Caribbean where young Ti Moune, a peasant girl, falls in love with Daniel Beauxhomme, a grand homme (rich boy). The captivating romance is guided by the Gods Erzulie, Asaka, Papa Ge and Agwé, who rule the island and guide Ti Moune on…

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  • March 2020

    Ass – Pioneer Theater Company

    Starts: March 27, 2020

    March 27–April 11, 2020 World Premiere! Is genius a good enough excuse for bad behavior? Contains strong language. In this witty and acrimonious World Premiere, a brilliant sculptor in failing health is forced to deal with his son and his ninth wife. He confronts his own mortality and the claims of family versus art in this witty and engaging look at complicated relationships and a family who sometimes behaves badly.

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  • May 2020

    Something Rotten! – Pioneer Theater Company

    Starts: May 8, 2020

    May 8–23, 2020 Hear ye, Broadway! Welcome to the ‘90s…the 1590s! Join us, long before the dawn of premium tickets, star casting and reminders to turn off your cellphones: Brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting, all at the same time, Nick and Nigel set…

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