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PTC offers U of U Student Rush for “Chess” in Concert

March 8, 2017

Media Contact: Madeleine Gail Rex

U of U Students May “Rush” CHESS-Concert Version
Limited number of Student Rush tickets will be available for popular musical.

SALT LAKE CITY – Pioneer Theatre Company continues its popular concert series with Chess, written by members of the pop music group ABBA, running for three performances only, March 10 – March 11, 2017 at Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre.

A limited number of “rush” tickets will be available for University of Utah students at $5 each, one hour before curtain time. Limit is two tickets per student.

The best availability will be Saturday, March 11 matinee at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 11 evening at 7:30 p.m.

Students must have a validated University ID. This offer does not extend to non-University of Utah students.

What is a “Concert Version?” This is the entire show, fully cast, with scripts-in-hand and an
on-stage orchestra. The show contains strong language.

More information on the production is available at:

Chess – Concert Series

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Pioneer Theatre Company

Chess – Concert Version
Book by Richard Nelson
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Björn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson of ABBA

Friday, March 10, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City

U of U Student Rush – $5, one hour before curtain. (Limit 2)
Regular price: $25 – $40 ($5 more day-of-show)

Box Office: 801-581-6961
Open 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Mon – Fri

Pioneer Theatre Company operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres (LORT) and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States. Pioneer Theatre Company, Utah’s only fully professional theatre, performs at Roy W. and Elizabeth E. Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre, located on the University of Utah campus at 300 South and 1400 East in Salt Lake City, easily accessible by TRAX light rail. Free parking is also available and the theatre is equipped with an elevator, handicap parking, hearing assistance devices and other easy-access features.