Winter Play/Musical

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 Ticket Information

How to purchase tickets:

  • Call 801-568-ARTS  (2787) during business hours (leave a message, if there is no answer)

  • Visit box office on nights of performances

  • Order on-line at Smithtix   (If ordering on line, please be sure you are buying from Smithtix and not a second party seller who adds additional fees.)

Ticket prices (all seats are general admission):

  • Adults - $10
  • Senior (65+) and Students - $8
  • Children (3-12 years) - $5 (Please be advised that there is swearing in the play)

Come dressed in your nerdiest best for the “Nerd of the Night” contest. Prizes given.

Where: The Theater at Mount Jordan 300 East 9400 South, Sandy

When: February 16, 17, 23, 24.  March 2 & 3 @ 7:30 pm.

Box office opens at 6:30; Doors open at 7:00

 Synopsis of "The Nerd"

An aspiring architect, Willum Cubbert often tells his friends the story about a fellow ex-GI (Rick) who saved his life after he was wounded in "nam.” A while back he had written to Rick to say that as long as he is alive, "you will have somebody on Earth who will do anything for you".  So Willum is delighted when Rick shows up unexpectedly at his apartment. But his delight soon fades as it becomes apparent that Rick is a hopeless "nerd" with no social skills and zero tact.  Rick's continued presence among Willum and his friends leads to one unforeseeable incident after another, until the quiet, understanding, Willum finds himself contemplating violence — which leads to the surprising "twist" ending that no one saw coming!