Eccles gala opening
Premiere Performance » Rita Moreno will emcee the event, with performers including Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tony-nominated Megan Hilty (of TV’s “Smash”) and performers from Ballet West, Repertory Dance Theatre, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, Utah Opera Chorus and the University of Utah theater department.
When » Friday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where » Eccles Theater, 131 S. Main St., Salt Lake City
Tickets » $50-$200, available at the box office, at artsaltlake.org or by calling 801-355-2787; ticket holders will be invited to a post-show celebration on Regent Street. Dress is black tie (encouraged, not required).
Saturday open house
Free performances throughout the Eccles Theater complex are set Saturday, Oct. 22:
10-11:45 a.m. » Chitrakaavya Dance, Chrome Street Quartet, Columbia Jones, Eastern Arts, Finding Kate, Jim Fish, Myriad Dance Company, New Zealand American Society, Rusty Shovels, Unity Gospel Choir, Utah Children’s Theatre, Utah Repertory Theater, Utah Symphony and Wing & Claw
Noon-1:45 p.m. » Anabil Chaudhuri, Aspen Winds, Ben Brinton, Canyons, Chrome Street Quartet, Dallyn Vail Bayles, Khemera Dance, Lark & Spur, Niño Reyes/Harry James, Ophir Creek, Plan-B Theatre Company, Salt Lake Vocal Artists, Tablado Dance Company, The Runaway Blues/Honey, Utah Opera, Vocal Point, Wasatch Music Coaching Funk Band
2-5 p.m. » Alyssa Pyper, Ballet Folklorica, Bboy Federation, Children’s Dance Theater, Gabino Flores, Hectic Hobo, Jim Guss Trio, Los Spanglos, Rebecca Aneloski, Riverton High School, Rumba Libre, Salt Lake Electric Ensemble, Samba Fogo, Svengali Jazz Quartet, Talia Keys, Tom Call Sextet, Vocal Point, Utah Ko’Triskalariak, VCRS, Vocal Point and Who’s Louis? Theatre Company
First up at the Eccles
Broadway at the Eccles season
Nov. 15-20 » Beautiful — The Carole King Musical
Dec. 15-17 » Kurt Bestor Christmas
Tickets » Season tickets for the inaugural Broadway season at the Eccles Theater range from $200-$450, with the average price of a single ticket at $52; available at www.broadway-at-the-eccles.com, 801-355-5502 or at the box office located at 610 E. South Temple, Suite 20, Salt Lake City.
Live at the Eccles series month No. 1
Nov. 2 » The Head and the Heart
Nov. 4 » Goo Goo Dolls
Nov. 7 » Amos Lee
Nov. 11 » Jay Leno
Nov. 12 » Morrissey
Nov. 13 » Postmodern Jukebox
Nov. 17 » Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman (Capitol Theatre)
Nov. 22 » Chris Isaak
Tickets » $27.50-$125; artsaltlake.org