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Kingsbury Hall

Kingbury Hall University of Utah Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, Music, Dance, Theatre, Fine Arts, Concerts

Kingsbury Hall – University of Utah
1395 Presidents Circle
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

(801) 581-7100

Built in 1930, historic Kingsbury Hall was the birthplace for many of Utah’s premier performing arts organizations including Ballet West, The Utah Opera, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company and Repertory Dance Theatre.

Kingsbury Hall - University of Utah - Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City, utah, Theatre, Theater, Music, Concerts, Acting, StageKingsbury Hall serves its dual mission as a university and community performance venue by presenting a robust slate of national touring productions as well as showcasing productions by students in the College of Fine Arts; over 180 performances annually take place in its 1900 seat auditorium.

In 2007, Kingsbury Hall and Salt Lake City School District were selected as the first and only Utah team to join the prestigious John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Partners in Education Program. Located on Presidents Circle next to the School of Music, Kingsbury Hall is on the National Register of Historic Sites and is one of the most widely recognized public buildings in the state of Utah. In 1995, it was completely renovated for the Utah Statehood Centennial Celebration.

The Performing Arts Ticket Office is located on the southeast corner of Kingsbury Hall adjacent to the plaza steps. It directly services five performing arts venues on the University of Utah campus: Kingsbury Hall, Gardner Hall, the Marriot Center for Dance, Babcock Theater and the Lab Theater.

Jim Gaffigan

Actor and stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan has performed an unprecedented number of times on the “Late Show with David Letterman” and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.” His recent one hour Comedy Central Special, CD and DVD, all entitled “Beyond the Pale” have catapulted Gaffigan to one of the most popular touring and recorded comedians in the country today.

Ticket Information:
$45.50 pit, $39.50, $29.50 Price does not include handling or facility fees. No handling or facility fees charged during Q-Pass Advance Sales. 801-581-7100

Additional Information:
Children under 6 are not admitted. No babes in arms or lap sitting allowed. All patrons must have a ticket, regardless of age.

Jim Gaffigan

Sarah McLachlan and Friends

Sarah McLachlan - Singer-Songwriter, Musician, Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UtahAn Evening with Sarah McLachlan and friends at Kingsbury Hall on Valentine’s day 2011.

This February 14th join Sarah McLachlan as she not only performs classic hits and new favorites from her critically-acclaimed new release LAWS OF ILLUSION, but also takes moments throughout the evening to answer questions from the audience. Sarah’s two friends and band members, Butterfly Boucher and Melissa McClelland, also have their moment in the spotlight, each performing their own short sets.

Riverdance

RIVERDANCE RETURNS TO KINGSBURY HALL IN SALT LAKE CITY, UT!

Get your tickets for Riverdance, when the Irish dance sensation returns to Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City, UT, March 31 – April 3, 2011 as a special to the Broadway in Utah 2010-2011 Season. Broadway in Utah subscribers can purchase tickets, through the Kingsbury Hall box office, before they go on sale to the general public!

Riverdance, Irish Music, Dance Company, Celtic Music“A Phenomenon of Historic Proportions!” raves the Washington Post.” An explosion of sight and sound that simply takes your breath away,” cheers the Chicago Tribune. “A family evening unlike anything else!” exclaims The London Times. Discover why nothing in the world compares to The Original International Phenomenon! Whether it’s your first time or your fifth, you won’t want to miss Riverdance!

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Odyssey Dance Theatre’s Romeo & Juliet

Romeo+Juliet: Back by popular demand, see what the Deseret News said was, “..to die for!”

Odyssey Dance Theatre's Romeo & Juliet, So You Think You Can Dance, Shup Up and Dance, Theatre, Theater, Hip-Hop, Dance Performances, Kingsbury Hall, Salt Lake city, Utah, University of UtahA full-length work, based on the Shakespearean tale about star-crossed lovers, but in the Odyssey tradition: a hip-hop version! Choreographed by Odyssey Principal Eldon Johnson, along with sections by Ashleigh and Ryan Di Lello from “So You Think You Can Dance,” Derryl Yeager and others, this is a unique and powerful tour de force!
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Dancescapes: Where the dancers stretch their artistic muscle and create new, exciting works.

When

Thursday, March 10, 2011 7:30PM
Friday, March 11, 2011 7:30PM
Saturday, March 12, 2011 7:30PM
Monday, March 14, 2011 7:30PM
Thursday, March 17, 2011 7:30PM
Friday, March 18, 2011 7:30PM
Saturday, March 19, 2011 7:30PM

Tickets $15-$35

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT

Monty Python's SPAMALOT, Musical, Comedy, Theatre, Theater, Kingsbury Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Winner of Tony Award for Best Musical, Monty Python’s “Spamalot” is the outrageous new musical comedy lovingly ripped off from the film classic “Monty Python and The Holy Grail.” With a book by Eric Idle and music and lyrics by the Grammy Award-winning team of Mr. Idle and John Du Prez, “Spamalot” tells the tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the reasons audiences everywhere are eating up “Spamalot.”

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Kingsbury Hall  
University of Utah
1395 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake
(801) 581-7100

SPRING AWAKENING

Told through “the most gorgeous Broadway score this decade” (Entertainment Weekly), “Spring Awakening” explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion you will never forget. Spring Awakening "The Musical" Kingsbury Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah, Romantic, Romance, Theatre, Play, ValentinesThe landmark musical “Spring Awakening” is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock & roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years. Join this group of late 19th century German students on their passage, as they navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety in a powerful celebration of youth and rebellion in the daring, remarkable “Spring Awakening.” “Broadway may never be the same again!” (NY Times).

“Spring Awakening” contains strong language, partial nudity and adult situations – parental discretion is advised.

Jon Schmidt

Jon Schmidt (born 1966) is an American pianist currently residing in Salt Lake City, Utah. He describes his style as “New Age Classical.” He was born to German immigrants who acquainted him with the works of such composers as Beethoven, Mozart, and Chopin. He began songwriting at age 11. To date, he has released eight albums and seven piano books containing transcriptions of original arrangements. His work is often described as New Age music with pop elements of hook and melody. He is also noted for his treatment of harmony, counterpoint, and rhythm. His works were also featured on sample discs for the Iomega Hipzip Digital Audio Player with the pieces “Sacred Ground”, “All of Me”, and “Waterfall”. Schmidt’s influences include Mannheim Steamroller, Billy Joel, and Beethoven. Schmidt currently has more than 2 million hits on YouTube for his piano/cello arrangement of Taylor Swift’s “Love Story” and Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida”, which is called “Love Story meets Viva La Vida”.

The 5 Browns

“…five young Mormons who all play scorching piano. Thundering down on five Steinways together, they’re button-down cute and somewhat otherworldly.” -“Entertainment Weekly”

The “Fab Five” return to Kingsbury Hall by audience demand! Flawless in precision and steeped in passion, The 5 Browns continue to enthrall audiences worldwide, bringing classical music to new audiences both young and young at-heart!