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Grand Theatre Presents Christmas Double Bill

The first annual “Two Crutch Christmas Double Bill” presents Amahl and the Night Visitors and A Christmas Carol in one show Dec. 1-3 at Salt Lake Community College’s Grand Theatre, 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights and a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday.
Amahl and the Night Visitors
Music and original English Liberetto by Gian Carlo Menotti
Main Stage, Opera, Limited Engagement in partnership with the University of Utah School of Music & Sinfonia Salt Lake
An opera in one act, the show was commissioned by NBC and first performed by the NBC Opera Theatre on December 24, 1951, in New York City at Rockefeller Center, where it was broadcast live on television from that venue as the debut production of the Hallmark Hall of Fame. The story centers around Amahl, a disabled boy who can only walk with a crutch and has a problem with telling tall tales. One night he is amazed when he sees three splendidly dressed kings, the Magi on their way to w…

Arrival of Scholarship Funds Celebrated at Consulate of Mexico

Salt Lake Community College’s Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs Director Shellie Jo Enscoe and other SLCC staff members gathered at the Consulate of Mexico in Salt Lake City to accept a ceremonial $9,000 check from the IME Becas Scholarship fund.