THEATER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/THEATER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) O.C. Tanner gift to upgrade Abravanel Hall lounge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211382-78/county-council-theater-abravanel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211382-78/county-council-theater-abravanel.html.csp">O.C. Tanner gift to upgrade Abravanel Hall lounge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:00:31.11-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There isn’t any shag rug in there, but the Tanner Lounge backstage at Abravanel Hall hasn’t been remodeled since it debuted in the 1970s. So a $50,000 gift from the O.C. Tanner Foundation, for whom the resting room was named, was welcomed warmly Tuesday by the Salt Lake County Council. “This will take it from the ’70s to the 2000s,” said county Community Services Director Erin Litvack, adding the alterations will make the room more functional for stagehands as well as performers. The Abravanel H...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58211382@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:00:31 MDT Movie drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179355-79/drive-digital-ins-film.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179355-79/drive-digital-ins-film.html.csp">Movie drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PATRICK WHITTLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T10:32:04.265-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saco, Maine • Many in the movie industry feared the need to convert to digital could be the death knell for drive-ins, but drive-in operators are finding creative ways to afford the switch. Drive-in movie theater operators say more than 200 of the remaining 348 drive-ins in the country have made the expensive conversion from film to digital, which typically costs more than $70,000. Theater owners say conversions escalated quickly in 2013 and will help keep the drive-ins in business for now, prom...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581793552014-07-14T10:32:04.265-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T10:32:04.265-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179355@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:32:04 MDT Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177226-68/drive-digital-ins-film.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177226-68/drive-digital-ins-film.html.csp">Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PATRICK WHITTLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T13:18:06.852-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 01:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saco, Maine • Many in the movie industry feared the need to convert to digital could be the death knell for drive-ins, but drive-in operators are finding creative ways to afford the switch. Drive-in movie theater operators say more than 200 of the remaining 348 drive-ins in the country have made the expensive conversion from film to digital, which typically costs more than $70,000. Theater owners say conversions escalated quickly in 2013 and will help keep the drive-ins in business for now, prom...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177226@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:18:06 MDT Hale Centre Theatre moves forward with expansion plans in Sandy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58082026-78/sandy-theater-hale-theatre.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58082026-78/sandy-theater-hale-theatre.html.csp">Hale Centre Theatre moves forward with expansion plans in Sandy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Courtney tanner</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T10:00:23.355-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy city officially took center stage in the bout to become the new home of the Hale Centre Theatre. Theatre officials announced their decision for a possible expansion in Sandy, rather than South Jordan, on Tuesday. Sandy Councilman Chris McCandless, who also sits on the Hale Centre Theatre Board, said the choice came down to business exposure and accessibility. The new theater, still in the planning phase, would be built near 10000 South on Monroe Street, just off Interstate 15. The area ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58082026@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:00:23 MDT Teresa Sanderson: Finding the heart of theater’s most vicious character http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58027409-223/sanderson-says-theater-teresa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58027409-223/sanderson-says-theater-teresa.html.csp">Teresa Sanderson: Finding the heart of theater’s most vicious character</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T16:33:06.159-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After Teresa Sanderson hit the milestone of her 50th birthday, the Utah actor found herself just where she wanted to be — center stage. First, there was her portrayal of Mama Rose in the classic musical “Gypsy.” After a lifetime of performing, the Ogden native had earned the life experience to bring depth and nuance to Mama Rose, the manipulative stage mother considered the “brassy, unlikely answer to ‘King Lear,’ ” as one Broadway theater critic put it. In the 2011 Dark Horse Company Theatre pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58027409@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:33:06 MDT Cinemark West Valley multiplex opens on Thursday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58055717-66/cinemark-west-valley-theater.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58055717-66/cinemark-west-valley-theater.html.csp">Cinemark West Valley multiplex opens on Thursday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T13:59:19.106-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 01:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake Valley’s moviegoing center of gravity is shifting west. The Wasatch Front’s newest movie theater, the Cinemark West Valley, opens Thursday night with new releases “22 Jump Street” and “How to Train Your Dragon 2” — and a full slate of films on Friday. The new theater — at 2573 S. 5370 West in West Valley’s High Market development — boasts 10 auditoriums, each with bright digital projection, comfortable high-backed seats and wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling screens. The largest audito...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58055717@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:59:19 MDT Photo gallery: Tony Awards had humor, music and a hopping host http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58045384-223/musical-theater-jackman-tony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58045384-223/musical-theater-jackman-tony.html.csp">Photo gallery: Tony Awards had humor, music and a hopping host</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOCELYN NOVECK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T10:34:28.912-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 10:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Hugh Jackman hopping his way into the theater, Neil Patrick Harris licking the eyeglasses of Samuel L. Jackson. A little history, and a slew of genuinely heartfelt speeches. The Tonys are often the most entertaining awards show of the year, and this year, again, they didn’t disappoint. A look at some of the evening’s most memorable moments, including some you didn’t see on TV: Was he a bunny or a kangaroo? • He never really said. But Jackman’s entrance, bouncing like an indefatigable...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580453842014-06-09T10:34:28.912-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-09T10:34:28.912-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58045384@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:34:28 MDT Salt Lake City’s new downtown theater to carry Eccles name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58018705-78/theater-eccles-pelli-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58018705-78/theater-eccles-pelli-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake City’s new downtown theater to carry Eccles name</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By courtney tanner and christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-03T19:52:24.324-06:00">Updated Jun 3, 2014 07:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The percussion of a brass band over a background din of ongoing demolition set the stage for a casting change Tuesday at the Utah Performing Arts Center — even before the Salt Lake City theater has been built. It now will be called the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater, thanks to a $15 million donation from the Eccles Foundation. Private donations will cover 10 percent to 18 percent of the overall price tag of the building, which is currently pegged at between $110 million and $117 mil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58018705@www.sltrib.com Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19:52:24 MDT Letter: Live theaters could do more for hearing-impaired http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58007845-82/theater-hearing-article-telecoil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58007845-82/theater-hearing-article-telecoil.html.csp">Letter: Live theaters could do more for hearing-impaired</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T06:02:57.068-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 06:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Tribune had an article May 28 concerning the installation of TeleCoil in the Tower Theater. The Broadway has also added a hearing assist which can be worn by those with hearing aids and has the TeleCoil feature. Century 16 movie theater has had individual closed-captioning devices available at the box office for some time, which can be easily read while watching a film. These steps show an awareness and a concern for an almost unnoticed disability. But unfortunately there are no live the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58007845@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 06:02:57 MDT