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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City has decided it won’t restrict the types of plays allowed at a local community center after signaling this month a theater company’s 2018 plays didn’t fit a child-friendly mission.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports ( ) city officials met Wednesday with Utah Repertory Theater representatives and agreed the company could present two plays next year that were initially denied because of their mature content.

They will also work to include a forum to add an educational component to Utah Repertory’s plays at the Sorenson Unity Center.

Sorenson has never filtered the plays put on at its black box theater in the building the city has overseen since it opened in 2008.

The center was recently placed under the city’s Youth and Family Division in its public services department.


Information from: The Salt Lake Tribune,