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Performing Arts

Coming Up: The Performing Arts?

Charlotte Boye-Christensen takes notes during rehearsal. In anticipation of next week’s opening of Cipher, I sat down with Ririe-Woodbury’s Charlotte Boye-Christensen today to discuss “Touching Fire,” the new collaborative piece that will be given its world premiere in this showcase of five of the choreographer’s work. We’ll be […]

Performing Arts | Theater

She Was My Brother

She Was My Brother Plan-B Theatre reviewed by Ann Poore Given that She Was My Brother is written by acclaimed Salt Lake City playwright Julie Jensen, directed by the always insightful Jerry Rapier, and was selected to be Plan-B Theatre’s 20th-anniversery season opener, you enter the Rose Wagner […]

Performing Arts | Theater

HAIR at the Egyptian

Hair at Park City’s Egyptian Theatre reviewed by Ann Poore Drag out your tie-dyes and sandals and head to Park City’s Egyptian Theatre to experience “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical.” Be aware that it features full-frontal nudity (some on opening night apparently were not — despite disclaimers […]

Dance | Performing Arts

Balanchine’s America

Balanchine’s America at Ballet West reviewed by Alexa Gamble It is easy to watch Balanchine. His choreography is visually engaging and active. His ballets rarely have a narrative, focusing instead on the abstract ideas of pure movement, space, musicality and emotion. One of the twentieth century’s foremost choreographers, […]

Performing Arts | Theater

Plan B’s Wallace

Plan-B Theatre’s WALLACE March 4 – 14 reviewed by Ann Poore   WALLACE comprises two solo plays about Salt Lake City’s hometown boy, Wallace Stegner (1909-93), and its homeboy (if we only knew it), Wallace Thurman (1902-34). Though Thurman was born here and Stegner in Iowa, both were […]