by Dale Thompson For a performance at the Leonardo, why not draw inspiration from the man himself? Co-creators Robert Smith, Creative Director at the Leonardo, and Alexandra Harbold, Freelance Director, did just that for their latest work, “Senses 5.” “We wanted to create a project that met the […]
The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s staging of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus, will look familiar to anyone raised with the films of Quentin Tarantino or Robert Rodriguez.
“For us, fifty-one is bigger than fifty,” said Brian Vaughan last night as he and co-Artistic Director David Ivers raised the curtain on the 51st annual Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City. Featuring six plays (for the summer, with an additional two to follow in the fall), […]
Diamonds are a modern tenth-anniversary present, but that seems too unoriginal for Plan-B’s production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. What would be the right thing for a fantastically outrageous play that bills itself as, “Sex, drag, and rock ‘n roll. The anatomically incorrect, glam-rock musical”? For starters, […]
A video profile of Jimmy and Elizabeth Miklavcic. It’s a love story. It’s also a story about creative passion, technological exploration and what to do with all those ones and zeroes.
On the occasion of the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s golden anniversary we sent 15 Bytes writer Dale Thompson down to Cedar City to review a couple of this year’s productions.
A review of Eric Samuelsen’s Borderlands, the sold-out play now at Plan B Theatre.
Just walking in to the performance space tells you you’re in for something a little different. Another Language Performing Arts Company, founded by Elizabeth and Jimmy Miklavcic, is housed on the second floor of the Intermountain Networking and Scientific Computation Center, a research facility on the University of […]
From the moment the audience settles in to their seats for Mesa Verde at Plan – B Theatre, it is clear that Matthew Ivan Bennett’s latest work is going to be raw and stripped to its essentials. What literally and figuratively sets the stage is the work […]
“I think [the audience] is going to be shocked because I think they’re expecting this to be an anti-Iranian play and its not,” says Kathleen Cahill about her new play, The Persian Quarter. Watch our video interview with the playwright that accompanies Dale Thompson’s article on the state […]
by Laura Durham Quick, tell me three things you know about Igor Stravinsky… I’ll tell you what, come back after Jason Hardink’s lecture on Tuesday to answer that question. I guarantee you’ll have more interesting answers. According to Stravinsky, “The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people […]
Cipher reviewed by Shawn Rossiter Ririe-Woodbury Dance’s Cipher, playing Thursday through Saturday at Salt Lake’s Rose Wagner Art Center, is an opportunity. An opportunity for what? There’s no right word for it, or at least not one. For entertainment, yes, because whether you like Glenn Gould, Schubert, the […]