JUMP initially unveiled itself to me as a narrative surrounding four characters. I had to figure out what that narrative was outside of the central incident of the failed skydive. And I honestly had very few ideas.read more
It’s the first time I’ve scripted in any detailed way a vision of what I wanted the piece to look like, and to use those elements as characters with roles to play. And, I wanted to write something that invited (required, really) audience members to participate and determine what the play is about and what it means to them.read more
The result is THE ICE FRONT, a celebration of the courage it takes to pretend to be someone you’re not in order to be who you are.read more
Playwright Elaine Jarvik on creating RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN., this year’s Free Elementary School Tour
So I think I am just the right person to write a play for children that explores death and grief—because I sure wish someone had put on that play for me when I was a kid.read more
Jesse Portillo has been designing lighting for Plan-B since in 2007. He became our resident lighting designer in 2010, having designed all but one Plan-B production since.
He’s heading east to join the faculty of the College of Charleston in South Carolina, but we’ll see him back at least once next season.
Included here are images from most of Jesse’s Plan-B designs and thoughts about him and his work from many of his Plan-B collaborators.
Break a leg in South Carolina – we love you and will miss you; we’ll miss your eye and especially the catty things you say from the top of the genie!read more
If this is you please join us and help us spread the word.read more
Tell your stories. Tell them as often as you need to. Because they are the foundation of your families.read more
Plan-B Theatre Company seeks a half-time Education Coordinator to begin work as close to May 1, 2017 as possible.read more
Our official Love Utah Give Utah total is…read more
A world in which we have run out of oil and are forced to ride bicycles everywhere isn’t necessarily a dystopia for me. To each their own.read more
Sometimes I think it’s hard to tweeze out our own identities, especially in relation to the people that we are closest to…read more
So some parts of this play are very true, some parts are very false, and some parts lie somewhere in between. Most of the things I won’t confess to, but here are a couple. The first is that I think everybody is still trying to figure stuff out, whether you’re 75 or 21. We think we’re supposed to get old and wise but I don’t think that ever happens.read more