PYG in the News

"These teenagers are a model for listening and learning about others before we make judgements." I and You opens Feb. 2

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Season Tickets

Change makers. Ground Breakers. Forward thinkers. Season tickets available through ArtTix artsaltlake.org 801-355-2787

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Powerful Stories

The Weyward Sisters November 3-18, 2017
I and You February 2-17, 2018
Red Bike April 20-May 5, 2018

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The Wayward Sisters opens on November 3, 2017.

One of the many inspirations for “The Weyward Sisters” was the family history of playwright L.L. West.  He is the descendent of Bridget Bishop, the first person executed as a result of the Salem Witch Trials.  Bridget was a spiritualist and healer who was accused of practicing witchcraft and hung on June 10, 1692.  L.L. West also cites his love of theatre tradition and superstition, in particular the superstitions around Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” which is thought to be cursed.  Actors avoid saying the name of the play while in the theatre, instead refering to it as “The Scottish Play.” Actors also avoid quoting lines from the play before performances, in particular the witches incantations.

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