Posts in Theatre
Egyptian Theatre Brings Mamma Mia! A Story of Love, Friendship and Laughter to Park City

ABBA’s music comes to life in the feel-good story of Mamma Mia! Their catchy tunes and upbeat blend of disco and pop tells the story of love, friendship and laughter in this hit broadway production. Just recently, licensing rights became available to theatres across North America to produce and perform this musical. The Egyptian Theatre jumped right on the opportunity to bring this musical to Park City.

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Summer Highlights at the Egyptian Theatre

Summer always seems to be the busiest time of year, simply because there is so much to do, and so little time to do it. This seems to be especially true in a mountain town where there are many fun activities and opportunities. A must-have for your summer calendar this season is a show at the Egyptian Theatre. The historic jewel on Park City’s Main Street has a full schedule with entirely new shows for the community to enjoy.

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Park City Follies // 18 Years of Lampooning Laughs

Park City Follies, the unique play parodying 'all things Park City' is taking over the Egyptian stage for its 18th season on April 20 - 22 and 24 - 29.  

Director, Paul Tan and head writer, Tom Clyde, are joined by a creative team including Rick Klein, Andy Cier, Josh Martin and Terry Moffit. According to Moffit, “We work as a committee. All of us make suggestions, edit, and dream up story lines but Tom does most of the heavy lifting when it comes to the stage play.”

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Getting Footloose in Park City

Everybody’s going to “kick off the Sunday shoes” when the Ziegfeld Theatre's production of Footloose comes to Park City's Egyptian Theatre.

Leading the way will be Aathaven Tharmarajah, starring as Ren McCormack. This role was made famous by Kevin Bacon in the 1984 movie. He has performed in a wide range of high school productions, but now, a freshman at Universtiy of Utah, this is his debut with Ziegfeld and in a starring role, no less.

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Park City High School Theater on the Rise

Park City is known for it’s many world class opportunities it has to offer. It’s evident by the diverse array of languages one can hear while walking down Main Street that people come from all corners of the world to get a taste of our small mountain town. Many people associate Park City with beautiful mountains, cozy lodges, an amazing variety of outdoor recreation throughout all four seasons, and great art galleries. In addition to all of that, Rick Kimball, the Director of the Park City High School Theater Program, has been working to put Park City on the map for something else.

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Hit Broadway Musical 'Hamilton' Inspires Letter Writing Competition for Utah High School Students

Many of us Utahns felt the disappointment when tickets to Hamilton sold out in a few hours last week, but there is still a chance for a high school student in our community to attend. The State of Utah, in an incredible public/private partnership, is sponsoring students from every corner of the state to attend a performance of Hamilton through The New Nation Project letter writing competition.The competition gives high school students (grades 9-12) an opportunity to write to their legislator about an issue they care about and propose a solution.

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YouTheatre on Stage

Jamie Wilcox has seen tremendous growth in her 6 years as director of The Egyptian Youtheatre program. The program offers from 15-18 weekly classes each fall and spring session and 20 summer camps for ages 5-18 and 2 outreach projects each summer for students age 5 and up.

Tickets are on sale now for 'ELF The Musical Jr'. Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Get into the holiday spirit and support the Egyptian Youtheatre program!

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The Egyptian Theater // Dedicated to Enriching Lives through the Performing Arts

Live theatrical performances have long been a centerpiece of Park City's culture. In the late 1800's, the ornate Park City Opera House was located near our current site. On a warm June night in 1898, fire roared downhill from the American Hotel and quickly consumed most of the town, including the Opera House. In a Determined effort to restore live theatre to the town, the Dewey Theatre soon opened its doors in 1899 on the site of what is now the Egyptian Theatre. The Dewey remained a popular cultural center until its roof collapsed under a record-breaking snow load in 1916. Click here to support the Egyptian Theater during Live PC Give PC, Park City’s annual day of giving to support nonprofits in our community.  

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Giving A BLEEP

Giving A BLEEP is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization who believes in building community and supporting all nonprofits in the community. Their major fundraiser is an annual performance of “an original show by the people, for the people.” Writers creatively weave local issues, quirks, passions and personalities into a satirical glimpse at the life we love. 

This year’s performances of Giving A BLEEP take place at Prospector Square Theatre on October 27 and 28 as well as Nov 3 and 4.

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