West Jordan theater troupe finds temporary home

By Rebecca Palmer
Deseret News, 17 March 2010

Article Summary:

Sugar Factory Playhouse closure:

  • the Sugar Factory Playhouse in West Jordan closed after a study found the venue to be seismically deficient
  • the West Jordan City Council had voted to fund $1 million in renovation of the old Sugar Factory plant
  • first-year Mayor Melissa Johnson, who voted against the funding, was blamed for poor timing for closing the playhouse days before a production
  • Midvale officials agreed to let the theater troupe use the city's performing arts center at 695 W. 7720 South for “See How They Run,” which opens Thursday.
  • the Midvale center is significantly smaller than the West Jordan playhouse
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West Jordan theater troupe finds temporary home