Spotlight: Music Composer Will Van Dyke

Spotlight: Music Composer Will Van Dyke

Will Van Dyke is the Music Composer for PTC’s upcoming world premiere Ass. Like all projects that paused during the pandemic he started this project quite a while ago, and he currently serves as the Music Supervisor/Orchestrator/ Arranger of the hit revival of Little Shop Of Horrors Off-Broadway. Will also writes musicals, and frequently collaborates … Continued

The Path from “New Work” to Classic

by Kirsten Park We all love a good classic; there is something familiar and predictable about them, including their quality. Our Town. Death of a Salesman. The Odd Couple. A Raisin in the Sun. Anything by Shakespeare. Productions we know, and that we know we enjoy. They come with a reassurance that our time spent … Continued

FAQ: Subscriber Renewals for 2021

If you’re a current season subscriber, you should have recently received your season renewal. We understand that our renewal notices may be a little confusing this year. In fact, it took us months to figure it out. And when we could finally plan the season, we had to revise it all over again. So it … Continued

Is that a fact? – A media roundtable

Is that a fact? —Updated Join us for a FREE roundtable discussion featuring Fox 13 News’ BEN WINSLOW, KUER 90.1‘s ANDREW BECKER and The Salt Lake Tribune’s BETHANY RODGERS, discussing what constitutes facts in the news today and how it informs their work. The roundtable will occur directly after the first Saturday matinee performance of The … Continued

Massimine receives Humanitarian of the Year Award

This just in! A huge congratulations to Chris Massimine, PTC’s Managing director on receiving the National Performing Arts Action Association 2019 Humanitarian of the Year! We’re very proud of Chris’s accomplishments and excited to bring those skills to Salt Lake City. Editor’s note: PTC has become aware that the validity of this award is in … Continued

Backstage Tours for 2019/2020 announced

Tuesday Tours return in 2019/2020. To register, visit the page linked, or visit our Facebook Events for more information. September 10, 2019 – See the Broadway-bound “Cagney” being built, and elements for the rest of the season being worked on. October 8, 2019 – There is no busier time at PTC than the month that … Continued

RadioWest to Interview J.T. Rogers

Doug Fabrizio of KUER’s RadioWest will host a special post-show talkback with Oslo playwright J.T. Rogers. The one-hour conversation will take place directly after the September 22 matinee performance, expected to begin at approximately 5:00 p.m. “We were talking to J.T. Rogers in the early days of his career,” said Doug Fabrizio, long-time host of RadioWest. “Now that … Continued

Guest Notes: From Ginger Rogers to “Twelfth Night”

An interview with Richard E. Waits Firstly, thank you for this interview! Secondly, please locate your mother’s vacuum cleaner, because I’m going to name drop! Q: So… it’s impossible to ignore the first line of your biography in our playbill—you danced with Ginger Rogers? At the start of your career? How does that come about, … Continued

i & me & you : The Cookie

i & me & you A blog about a play 6. The Cookie Writing is, by pure definition, all about solitude. You spend your days largely isolated from the world at large, which is hilariously ironic because for most writers the only reason to shut yourself off from everybody else is to get some words … Continued

Highlight on the Newsies: Stephen Michael Langton

How does someone get to be a Newsies, anyhow? We had a moment to talk with Stephen Michael Langton who plays Davey in the cast. Stephen comes to PTC familiar with the role, as he had the opportunity to perform as Davey around the country in the First National Tour of the show. We had … Continued