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Downtown Theater Draws Mixed Reviews

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Photo courtesy of the Utah State Historical Society
Circa-1921 view of the old Utah Theater's auditorium, one of four preferred sites for a new Broadway-style theater in downtown Salt Lake.

By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

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Salt Lake City, UT – Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker is poised to propose an $81 million investment in downtown: a new 2,400 seat Broadway-style theater. But some local arts groups are giving the proposal half-hearted applause. KUER's Jennifer Napier-Pearce reports.

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