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Utah Festival Opera Returns With Scaled-Back 2021 Season

Strike up the band. Well, strike up the piano anyway.

The Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre has announced it is emerging from a yearlong COVID pandemic hiatus to perform four “intimate” stage productions this summer.


Because of concerns about placing a large number of musicians in an orchestra pit and risking spread of coronavirus, the theater company this spring decided to forego the elaborate musicals it is best known for and move from Logan’s Eccles Theatre to the smaller Utah Theatre on Center Street. Read the rest of the story on


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