CHARM had its first reading in June 2008 at the University of Utah, New Play Workshop. In August 2008, there was a workshop at the Icicle Creek Theatre Festival in Seattle, followed by a reading at Lark Theatre Playwrights Week in New York in September 2008. SLAC had a reading of the play in October 2008, directed by Robin Wilks-Dunn. In January last year there was a reading at Orlando Shakespeare Playfest, and in November, a Workshop Production at Orlando Shakespeare Theater, also directed by Meg Gibson. In fall 2009, SLAC received a $27,000 grant from the Edgerton Foundation New American Play Awards for CHARM’s world premiere. In December there was a reading at the National New Play Network Showcase in Atlanta, directed by Patrick Flick, who also selected the play for Orlando Shakespeare Theater.SLAC NOTESThe creative team for Charm will be: Set Design by Keven Myhre, Lighting Design by Jim Craig, Sound Design by Cynthia Kehr-Rees, Costume Design by Brenda Van Der Wiel and Dramaturgy by Sydney Cheek.DATE Previews: April 14 and 15, 2010 Opening: April 16, 2010 Closing: May 9, 2010 TIMES Previews: Wed & Thurs- 7:30 p.m. Regular: Wed & Thurs- 7:30 p.m. Friday Opening- 7.30 p.m.Fri & Sat- 8:00 p.m. Sun- 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 13th @ 7 p.m.- Free ZAPped Tuesday. Friday, April 16th @ 7:30 p.m.- Opening night celebration.Sunday, April 18th @ 2 p.m.- Post play discussion following the matinee performance, your opportunity to speak out.Saturday, May 1st @ 2 p.m.-Theatre student matinee with post play discussion. Ticket prices range from Free ZAPped Tuesdays to $15-$37 depending on performance. Student, Under 30, Group and Senior discounts available. For tickets call 801- 363-7522, visit www.saltlakeactingcompany.org, or in person at 168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City, Utah 84103. SLAC was founded in 1970 and is dedicated to producing, commissioning and developing new works and to supporting a community of professional artists. SLAC has been nationally recognized by the Shubert Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Edgerton Foundation, among others. SLAC is a Constituent Member of Theatre Communications Group, a national organization for non-profit professional regional theatres, and the National New Play Network.