SLC parking garage transformed into drive-in Shakespeare theater

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SALT LAKE CITY — Live theater has gone largely dark during the pandemic, but one Salt Lake City theater group, for which all the world is a stage, has found a way to perform Shakespeare for a live audience. They’re doing it in a parking garage.

“(It’s) a different kind of drive-in theater. It’s driving into a world,” said SONDERimmersive artistic director Graham Brown.

Brown is used to staging productions in non-theatrical settings. His 2017 dance narrative “Sonder” (the invented word, from The Dictionary of “Obscure Sorrows,” means the realization that everyone else is living a life as vivid and complex as your own) was set in the three floors of the old Fraternal Order of the Eagles building.

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