Posts made in April, 2014

Regarding Grace

Regarding Grace

Hello and thank you for taking the time to read this blog. I’m Robert A. Easton (many people call me Bob), and I’m one of the producers for the upcoming Utah Rep / ATG Theatre Company joint production of the play “Grace” by award-winning playwright, Craig Wright. I have also volunteered to serve as dramaturg for the production. This week’s blog will be our final one, at least the last one to be written by me. This is our final week of rehearsals—what folks in the theater world refer to as “Hell Week” due to how hectic it can be—and this weekend will be the opening of our...

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2014 Season Content Advisories

“[title of show]” LANGUAGE: Contains strong language in casual conversations between the four friends amid the creative process of writing a musical, including the use of profanities and vulgarities. To quote the notes to the director in the show’s script: “The language in this show is never used in a violent or salacious manor. It has been chosen with purpose and intent.” This potentially objectionable language includes multiple uses of “damn,” “sh*t,” “f**k,” and “motherf**ker.” SMOKING AND DRINKING: None. SEX: None. VIOLENCE: None. FOR WHICH...

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Graceful Makeup

Graceful Makeup

Hello and thank you for taking the time to read this blog.  I’m Robert A. Easton (many people call me Bob), and I’m one of the producers for the upcoming Utah Rep / ATG Theatre Company joint production of the play “Grace” by award-winning playwright, Craig Wright.  I have also volunteered to serve as dramaturg for the production. This week’s blog will differ from the focus of the previous blogs which were all about the work of people you’d expect to read a theatre blog about: the writer, the actors, the director. This one will be about the talented, skillful and much-needed...

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Directing with Grace

Directing with Grace

Hello and thank you for taking the time to read this blog. I am Robert A. Easton (many people call me Bob) and I’m one of the producers for the upcoming Utah Rep / ATG Theatre joint production of the play “Grace” by award-winning playwright, Craig Wright. I have also volunteered to serve as dramaturg for the production. This week’s blog is about the man responsible for taking what is written in the script and not only bring it to life on stage, but who must also work with the cast, crew, and production staff to make sure “Grace” is the best show it can be. I’m referring of...

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Utah Rep/Around the Globe Announces the Utah Premiere of Darkly Funny ‘Grace’

Utah Rep/Around the Globe Announces the Utah Premiere of Darkly Funny ‘Grace’

 Murder, romance, faith and betrayal make for an explosive combination in the darkly funny and provocative drama “Grace.” Utah Repertory Theater Company/Around the Globe Theatre will stage this Utah premiere co-production April 25-May 10 at the Sugar Space Theatre in Salt Lake City. “Grace” is written by Pulitzer Prize nominee Craig Wright, best known for the TV hits “Lost, “Six Feet Under” and “Dirty Sexy Money,” on which he was also series creator. He also wrote the stage plays “The Pavilion,” “Orange Flower...

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