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Stories by Ellen Fagg Weist

In ‘Mother’s Milk,’ a young Mormon writer makes the idea of a Heavenly Mother feel as everyday as, well, writing poems while the kids nap

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist May 11, 2018

Meet the Pioneer Theatre mothers helping to deliver a new production of ‘Mamma Mia!’

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist May 4, 2018

‘I get on the dance floor and hear that music, and I can do anything’: At 92, this Utah woman keeps dancing to the Big Band soundtrack of her life

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 29, 2018

Salt Lake women contribute #MeToo monologues to a stage story about workplace discrimination

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 25, 2018

Ririe-Woodbury dancers will tour Korea and Mongolia as cultural ambassadors — after performing for Salt Lake City audiences

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 20, 2018

A second-generation Simon play takes shape with a reading at Pioneer Theatre Company

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 20, 2018

Review: ‘Hamilton’ in Salt Lake City rises up and delivers on the hype

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 13, 2018

Utah playwrights’ work will take the spotlight, again, in Plan-B Theatre Company’s 28th season

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 13, 2018

Now you see it, now you don’t: Groundbreaking downtown Salt Lake City mural vanishing due to construction

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 12, 2018

Utah singer Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees fame taking his boots to Broadway

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 11, 2018

Do you need to listen to ‘Hamilton’ nonstop before seeing it in Salt Lake City? Utah superfans have some advice.

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 9, 2018

Ballet West spotlights ‘unexpected gems’ for ‘The Shakespeare Suite’ program

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 8, 2018

‘From the neck up, we’re completely different’: ‘Hamilton’ actors ready to take their shot with Salt Lake City audiences

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 6, 2018

Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr will drop some backstage knowledge before Salt Lake City run of ‘Hamilton’

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist April 3, 2018

Can ‘Jump,’ a new play by a young Utah playwright, teach us how to die? Or how to live?

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist March 30, 2018

A comedy about cancer and a drama about a girls’ soccer team highlight Salt Lake Acting Company’s next season

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist March 30, 2018

The first Broadway musical to feature a lesbian lead finds a Utah stage

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist March 29, 2018

#Ham4Ham lottery announced for Salt Lake City ‘Hamilton’ run

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist March 26, 2018

‘An impossible act to follow’: Chris Lino, who helped Pioneer Theatre overcome debt and kept count of the swear words, is preparing to retire

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist March 25, 2018

Play that almost got Utah theater company kicked out of its community center venue was worth the battle

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist March 14, 2018

Pioneer Theatre will stage the 2017 Tony- and Pulitzer-winning plays, plus three musicals, in new season

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist March 13, 2018

‘Underground Railroad’ is the book that scared him, which is why it took Colson Whitehead 15 years to write it

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist March 11, 2018

Utah’s Pioneer Theatre is celebrating ‘Hamilton’ with a concert of ‘In the Heights,’ Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first musical

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist March 9, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda tells a Salt Lake City crowd about the creativity and challenges behind writing ‘Hamilton’

Ellen Fagg Weist By Ellen Fagg Weist March 8, 2018