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Live Production

Our first live production!

A story of love and friendship. Through the every day struggles of figuring out how to build a life, to the very real challenges of coping with mental illness and severe loss, you will laugh and cry with Georgia, Dustin, and Christopher @ the 2022 Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival!

100% of ticket sales will be donated to the Utah Pride Center!

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Theatre in the Park

Now Booking!

Fall 2022 & Spring 2023

Outdoor one, two, and three day workshops held at parks across Salt Lake City and Park City

You can give us a subject or book to custom-build lesson plans around, or we can get your group moving and grooving with Theatre 101 Games!

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Kid & Adult
Custom Classes

Whether you want to explore a new hobby or re-engage in a past theatrical passion, we can custom make a class perfect for individuals or small groups- both young and the young at heart.

Beginning or advanced acting, monologues & scene work, voice & movement, stage combat, puppet construction & performance...

the playful possibilities are endless!


Play Your Way


While Play is the Thing offers several structured, formal classes and productions each year, our goal is for you to engage in a way that is genuine and tailored to your needs.

We're eager to collaborate on your ideas and interests!

Learn more about customizable interactive workshops!

Learn more about customizable virtual or in-person productions creating original content with your group!

Play is the Thing founder Jamie Wilcox believes that

theatre is magic and can change the world.

Theatre is truly a team sport and we believe theatre and play can be used to teach any subject.

The benefits of theatre participation are too many to number, but here is our short list of favorites:

- increased self-confidence
- creative problem-solving skills
- collaboration and sense of community
- respect and responsibility

- empathy and building character (both on and off the stage)

We could go on and on...

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