Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Utah theater company finds the drama in the theory of money
Q&A » Playwright talks about his version of a dark World War II night when two famous economists argued about prices and economic theory.

< Previous Page

How did you blend the right blend of fact and fiction?

First, I’m writing a play, a dramatic entertainment. I really want the play to be lively, enjoyable. I also wanted there to be that sense of danger. We don’t know if any bombs actually fell that night, but falling bombs are more dramatic than not-falling bombs.

At a glance

‘Clearing Bombs’

Plan-B Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Eric Samuelsen’s “Clearing Bombs,” a fictional account of a nighttime argument by two prominent economists — joined by a fire warden — on the roof of a Cambridge church. “A play about economics and defining the future amid mortal danger,” promoters say.

When » Thursday-Sunday, Feb. 20-March 2; plays at 8 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday

Where » Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center’s Studio Theatre, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets » $20 ($10 students) at 801-355-2787 or arttix.org

Info » planbtheatre.org/clearingbombs.htm; 90 minute running time, no intermission; no late seating

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment


Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment

About Reader Comments

Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.