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Rob Tennant is a Salt Lake City freelance writer.

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  • Jingle Plays

    Two theater companies present family-friendly holiday productions.
      In virtually every scene where Buddy the Elf (Quinn VanAntwerp) appears in Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of Elf: The Musical, he towers over the other cast members—literally
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  • Rent @ Utah Repertory Theater

    Review: Small-scale production muddles the modern classic
      Rent—based largely on Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Bohème, which goes to show that the trope of romanticized artistic poverty has been perpetuated by poor artists for centuries and they’re not about to stop—is a bona fide modern classic.
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  • Theater Review: Chicago

    Singing/dancing the bee's knees, acting flat
      Chicago is a show for folks who like their social commentary and media criticism to come with lots of singing and dancing.
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  • Chapul Bars

    An energy bar made of, yep, bugs
      Pat Crowley—founder and visionary of Chapul, a new company making energy bars in Salt Lake City—wants to feed you bugs.
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  • Alpha Dominche

    SLC's Steampunk coffee machine
      I appreciate good coffee, but I’ll also drink swill. Thank goodness for Khristian Bombeck. He is the inventor of the Steampunk, a new commercial coffee-brewing apparatus being manufactured here in Salt Lake City
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  • WTC: Little Shop of Horrors

    Comedic musical goes off without a hitch
      Sometimes a show is more than just good; it’s downright fun. Wasatch Theatre Company’s production of the classic treatise on botany, dentistry and the American Dream—Little Shop of Horrors—dares you not to leave humming and grinning.
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  • Plan-B Theatre: The Scarlet Letter

    Breathing life into the classic text
      There are certain advantages to adapting a literary classic like The Scarlet Letter, playing now at Plan-B Theatre Company—but there’s a lot of pressure, too.
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  • Snider Bros. Meats

    Local "euphemism-free" meat
      Set in the middle of a suburban strip mall at 6200 South and Highland Drive, Snider Bros. Meats isn’t exactly what comes to mind ...
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  • Pioneer Theatre Company: Emma

    More like an outline true adaptation
      The problem with Pioneer Theatre Company’s production of Emma—adapted from the Jane Austen novel by Jon Jory—is not with the cast ...
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