The Capitol Theatre is one of Salt Lake County’s most beloved buildings. A landmark in downtown Salt Lake since 1913, a newspaper reporter at the time described the building as “rich and restful, without vulgar or gaudy display.” Vaudevillians, silent movies, and “talkies,” were the mainstay in the theatre for years.
Abravanel Hall is a concert hall in Salt Lake City, Utah, that is home to the Utah Symphony and Opera, and is part of the Salt Lake County Center for the Arts.
The hall is an architectural landmark in the city and is adjacent to Temple Square and the Salt Palace on South Temple Street. Known for its outstanding acoustics and grand four-story lobby with a spectacular view of downtown Salt Lake City.
The Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center is Salt Lake County’s most versatile performance venue. With its three theatres (Jeanné Wagner Theatre, Black Box Theatre, Studio Theatre), permanent art installations, and rotating art gallery, The Rose is a vital hub for Salt Lake’s emerging and established artists and performing arts companies.
The formal performance space in the Marriott Center for Dance, The Hayes Christensen Theatre, was named in honor of Elizabeth R. Hayes and William Christensen, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to dance and the University of Utah.
The 333-seat professional theatre, shared by the Departments of Modern Dance and Ballet, has 14 rows of seating steeply raked to permit all audience members an excellent view. On stage left is a quick change room, restroom, and a ballet barre with an electric-radiant panel to warm dancers’ legs and feet.
Versatile yet intimate theatre can accommodate various live and unique performances. There’s not a bad seat in the house.
The Hayes Christensen Theatre has hosted lectures, conventions, lunch meetings, auditions, rehearsals, concerts, and live events, to name a few. In addition to the Theatre, The Marriott Center for Dance has space and studios to accommodate every activity.