In the hallway of a Russian government building we were gazing at portraits of the founders and heroes of socialism. Marx, Lenin, Engels, etc. But there was a man in a hat I had never seen before. My host was baffled that I had never heard of the man, seeing as that I was from Utah. It was my first meeting with Joe Hill.read more
Our interest in socialist / communist / anarchist ideas and U.S. labor history naturally led us to Joe Hill. As musicians we have used some of Joe’s lyrics.read more
Ten things playwright Debora Threedy wants you to know about Joe Hill before ONE BIG UNION opens November 10
ONE BIG UNION celebrates the impact and music of Joe Hill. So we asked playwright Debora Threedy to share ten things she wants you to know about him before you see the play.read more
THE EDIBLE COMPLEX includes ten foods as characters that playwright Melissa Leilani Larson likes an awful lot. Yes, the Food acts too. She we asked her to tell us why!read more
Ten things playwright Tim Slover wants you to know about Hildegard of Bingen before VIRTUE opens February 16
VIRTUE celebrates the life and music of Hildegard of Bingen. So we asked playwright Tim Slover to share ten things he wants you to know about her before you see the play.read more
If playwrights Caryl Churchill and Sarah Kane had a baby, NOT ONE DROP would be that weird, wacky baby. playwright Morag Shepherd shared with us the ten things that helped her write the play – enjoy!read more
This year our piece, BIRD BRAINS by Jenny Kokai, features Colleen Baum, Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin, Tracie Merrill and Emilie Starr under the direction of Cheryl Cluff.read more
We at Plan-B Theatre Company feel crazy lucky to have received 50 Best of Utah Arts Awards from City Weekly since 2000. This year, we are honored to be nominated in two categories: “Best Theatre Production” for THE KREUTZER SONATA by Eric Samuelsen in a co-production with NOVA Chamber Music Series and “Best Original Play” for BASED ON A TRUE STORY by Elaine Jarvik.read more
Subscriptions are $53 and include ONE BIG UNION by Debora Threedy, VIRTUE by Tim Slover and NOT ONE DROP by Morag Shepherd. THE EDIBLE COMPLEX by Melissa Leilani Larson is available as an add-on for $6.read more
I tend to think we all have something we hold dear that, once challenged, would throw us into a tailspin.read more
I had no idea what a Drag King was.
I didn’t know that they even existed.
How is that possible?
In Jenifer Nii’s play, MaryJane, the central character, has an iPad and Garage Band and has discovered a knack for writing music.read more
MJ finds confidence performing as a drag king; it helps her begin to see herself as she truly is. Isn’t that what we all want? For our family and friends to look at us and see our authentic selves?read more