The knight, the pardoner, the miller and the wife of Bath all made appearances recently when ren faire enthusiast Phil Tomassian presented the Canterbury Tales as dinner theater at his Murray Theater, Utah Dinner Show. Austen Diamond of the Salt Lake City Weekly has the review.
Guests at the performance were seated at long tables and encouraged to interact with the Innkeeper and storytellers throughout the evening. “There’s a reason why Chaucer’s writings are still performed today,” says director Travis McKee. “The language is just fun, and they’re universal stories that never grow stale.”