Who We Are

The Live at the Eccles series is presented by MagicSpace Entertainment in partnership with Salt Lake County Center for the Arts and First Tracks Entertainment.

MagicSpace Entertainment has presented the very best national Broadway touring musical theater and special events in Salt Lake City for more than a quarter of a century, including the Broadway Across America Utah series, and the upcoming Broadway at the Eccles series. MagicSpace, a Utah company, is one of the country’s most prolific entertainment producers on tour, on Broadway and in London’s West End. Current tours include The Illusionists, Alton Brown Live, Rain – A Tribute To The Beatles and Mannheim Steamroller Christmas.

First Tracks Entertainment was formed in 2008 by Chris Mautz and Darin Piccoli after the two shared a casual lunch where they discussed their different paths in the live music industry for the first time. The partnership has been going strong ever since presenting concerts at various venues in and around Utah that, include Capitol Theatre, Abravanel Hall, Rose Wagner Theatre, Kingsbury Hall, Deer Valley Resort, Dixie State University and vivint SmartHome Arena.

The two also opened The State Room on April 1, 2009. The State Room is a 300-capacity live music venue that presents over 125 concerts annually featuring national touring artists. The State Room also plays host to numerous community events.

In addition they are also part of the ownership team of O.P. Rockwell in Park City, Utah, which is a 450-capacity cocktail lounge and live music venue located on Historic Main Street.

Salt Lake County Center for the Arts, a division of Salt Lake County, owns and operates Abravanel Hall, Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center and the ArtTix ticketing service. The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater is owned by Salt Lake City, the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County.