UTBA Partner Theatres

Back row: Seth Mergist as Adam, Brooklyn Poulter as Cheryl, Mikayla Bounous as Allison, and Chance Richter as Gregory. Front row: Kathryn Little. Photo by Mark A. Philbrick.

Don’t miss MISS NELSON IS MISSING!

OREM — After reviewing over 100 shows for Utah Theatre Bloggers Association, I have found that the easiest reviews to write are raves and pans. When I write a mixed reviews for productions, I struggle to strike the right balance between being appropriately critical of the production without glossing over the show's strengths. Writing a review for … [Read More...]

Haunted Theatre Spooktacular 3 - Utah Children's Theatre

UCT’s HAUNTED THEATRE SPOOKTACULAR is silly, creepy, and fun

SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY — Walking into the newly renovated Utah Children’s Theatre, purple and bright blue lights slowly rotated odd shapes onto the walls and carpets, while cobwebs hung from the ceiling. Turning the corner, a cast member clothed in a white dress (complete with hollowed-out eyes and an eerie grin) directed the way to the theater … [Read More...]

Back row: Seth Mergist as Adam, Brooklyn Poulter as Cheryl, Mikayla Bounous as Allison, and Chance Richter as Gregory. Front row: Kathryn Little. Photo by Mark A. Philbrick.

Don’t miss MISS NELSON IS MISSING!

OREM — After reviewing over 100 shows for Utah Theatre Bloggers Association, I have found that the easiest reviews to write are raves and pans. When I write a mixed reviews for productions, I struggle to strike the right balance between being appropriately critical of the production without glossing over the show's strengths. Writing a review for … [Read More...]

Jekyll and Hyde 3 - CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

JEKYLL & HYDE brings evil to life at CenterPoint

CENTERVILLE — CenterPoint Legacy Theatre’s latest offering, the seasonally appropriate, grim, and eerie Jekyll and Hyde is a marvelous Halloween offering for those who crave a little less family-friendly option in their fall theatre attendance. Based upon the classic Victorian horror story by Robert Louis Stevenson, with a book and lyrics by Leslie … [Read More...]

Show closes November 8, 2014.

Ziegfeld’s SHREK delights children and adults

OGDEN — Over the last few years, many popular movies have been adapted to stage productions. This has proved to be a profitable choice for many theatrical companies, and Shrek the Musical was no exception. It is a popular story that all ages can enjoy and a good choice for a Halloween themed show. The lessons taught in the show about love, … [Read More...]

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Doug Fabrizio on why RadioWest and RADIO HOUR are an annual dynamic duo

SALT LAKE CITY — Plan-B Theatre Company and KUER’s RadioWest are joining forces for the ninth time this season for Radio Hour Episode 9: Grimm, a unique performance experience for both live audience and listeners to the live broadcast. RadioWest host and commentator Doug Fabrizio is known for his the quality of his journalism and his thoughtful interview style. Plan-B and RadioWest might seem like … [Read More...]

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Reviews from across Utah

Haunted Theatre Spooktacular 3 - Utah Children's Theatre

UCT’s HAUNTED THEATRE SPOOKTACULAR is silly, creepy, and fun

SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY — Walking into the newly renovated Utah Children’s Theatre, purple and bright blue lights slowly rotated odd shapes onto the walls and … [Read More...]

Photo by Steve Fidel.

Grand’s LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS grows charm

SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY — I like tragedies. I find I’m in a minority about this. People around me like things to end happy and well. But I like the sad but … [Read More...]

Show closes November 8, 2014.

Ziegfeld’s SHREK delights children and adults

OGDEN — Over the last few years, many popular movies have been adapted to stage productions. This has proved to be a profitable choice for many theatrical … [Read More...]

Amber James as Hermia, Trevor Messenger as Lysander, Nik Mikklesen as Demetrius, and Halie Merril as Helena. Show closed October 10, 2014.

SUU’s Midsummer Night’s Dream is a delightful evening in the desert

CEDAR CITY — I love the Utah Shakespeare Festival. I’ve become a big fan over the last few years, beginning when I was a young stay-at-home mom with little kids … [Read More...]

Show closes October 25, 2014.

A powerful ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD at Westminster College

SALT LAKE CITY – A beautiful retelling of a horrific true story, Elephant’s Graveyard, is the current production on the stage at Westminster College. Yet, the … [Read More...]

She Loves Me - Weber State University

Endearing production of SHE LOVES ME at Weber State

OGDEN — “I don't know if you've ever noticed this,” wrote author Lemony Snicket, “But first impressions are often entirely wrong. You can look at a painting for … [Read More...]

Patrick Kintz as Mr. Applegate and M. Murphy Smith as Joe Hardy in Hale Center Theater Orem's "Damn Yankees." Photo by Pete Widtfeldt, CanIGetACopy.com.

Orem Hale’s DAMN YANKEES hits a home run

OREM — With the Major League Baseball postseason upon us, it's a time for baseball fans to cheer for their favorite team. As the World Series draws closer, more … [Read More...]

Jekyll and Hyde 3 - CenterPoint Legacy Theatre

JEKYLL & HYDE brings evil to life at CenterPoint

CENTERVILLE — CenterPoint Legacy Theatre’s latest offering, the seasonally appropriate, grim, and eerie Jekyll and Hyde is a marvelous Halloween offering for … [Read More...]

Show closes November 1, 2014.

Toil and trouble for the Echo’s MACBETH

PROVO — With ghosts, several murders, and three mysterious witches, William Shakespeare's Macbeth is a classic choice for the Halloween season. The Echo … [Read More...]

The Fisherman and His Wife - BYU

Rough seas for THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE

PROVO — The Fisherman and His Wife is a participatory play written by Larry and Vivian Snipes. Based on the Grimms’ fairytale, it’s the story of a poor … [Read More...]

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