Frontier Theatre
Blanding, Utah

Floyd Nielson and Sons opened the Frontier Theatre on the night of the San Juan High School junior prom in March 1958. A few years after closing in 1974, snow and ice caved in the roof. In 1986, the Blanding City Council considered the “unsightly and unsafe structure” to be “a health hazard, area for public nuisance and deterrent to the City and County beautification.” After catching fire in July 1992, the owners began dismantling the building.

New Shakespeare Theatre
Cedar City, Utah

On 16 February 2012, the Utah Shakespeare Festival announced plans to build a $26.5 million Shakespeare theater on 200 West, between Center Street and College Avenue.  The new 900-seat theater will feature amenities missing from the current Adams Memorial Shakespearean Theatre, such as public restrooms and a backstage area.  A retractable roof will expand the season and allow for possible year-round usage.  The playhouse will allow for additional performances, which will draw an additional 30,000 patrons to Cedar City and increase the economic impact of the Festival by an estimated $8 million annually.

 
   
 

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Crazy Goat Saloon for sale: $3.1 million
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
19 December 2003, Deseret News
 
Troupe to Perform 'Hamlet'
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
08 September 1978, Deseret News
 
'Dracula' Tickets on Sale Thursday
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
24 October 1972, Deseret News
 
Sherlock Play Opens Tonight
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
02 December 1976, Deseret News
 
Ensemble Schedule is Changed
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
12 April 1973, Deseret News
 
Ed Gryska: No Business Quite Like Show Business
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
19 April 1985, Deseret News
 
S. L. Reaching For Sky Amid Builder's Cheers
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25 November 1972, Deseret News
 
One For All and All For - Theater
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
06 December 1976, Deseret News