Excavating Anton Chekhov: Riot Act’s Whit Hertford on Poor Bastard

Excavating Anton Chekhov: Riot Act’s Whit Hertford on Poor Bastard
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Whit Hertford, American-born artistic director and founder of Riot Act, has written Poor Bastard to be non-traditionally staged in the basement of the CUAC gallery in downtown Salt Lake City. This comedy, set in rural America, is available to view until Jan. 28 and is definitely one production you won’t want to miss. … read more

Queering the Classics: Riot Act’s HØÜSES

Queering the Classics: Riot Act’s HØÜSES
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After their recent Utah premiere of Poor Bastard, London-based theatre company Riot Act is preparing to deliver to Salt Lake City yet another rebellious and evocative classic adaptation. This time, Riot Act is spicing up the Utah theatre scene with HØÜSES, a modern, LGBTQ+ version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. … read more

Riot Act Takes On An Enemy of the People

Riot Act Takes On An Enemy of the People
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Riot Act tackles Henrik Ibsen’s 1882 play, an ever-relevant drama that offers an at times scathing commentary and critique on the individual versus the collective, action versus inaction, whistleblowers and accomplices. … read more

Review: Mopey Wrecks

Review: Mopey Wrecks
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Mopey Wrecks (A Performative Analysis of Sibling Interdependency and the Increasing Unlikelihood of Returning to Moscow) is an intricate weaving of feelings between characters who can’t help but both bring each other up and tear another down. … read more