Author: David Mortensen

The Children’s Theatre brings youth and energy to a Utah standard

SALT LAKE CITY — Last night I had the privilege to attend opening night of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” performed by the Youth Stage at The Children’s Theatre. What certainly could have been an amateur and trite evening at the theatre proved to be another reason why The Children’s Theatre is quickly becoming one of my favorite stages in Salt Lake City.

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‘Get a Clue: The $tocks Caper’ is well worth investigating

OGDEN — I’ve always been a little cautious of dinner theatre and didn’t know quite what to expect. Granted, I knew I wasn’t going to be snacking on a lamb shank while A Midsummer Night’s Dream played on a stage in front. What’s more is this promised to be a murder-mystery-musical dinner theatre performance. Simply put, I was more than pleasantly surprised by my night with Hunt Mysteries and I’m pretty sure you will be too.

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High hopes for ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ in Centerville

CENTERVILLE — Rodgers Memorial Theatre brings a little piece of Broadway to Davis County in their latest production of Kiss Me, Kate. While director Jeremy Flygare shows clear comedic instinct, the finished product boasts more of an enjoyable musical revue than the tight production it could have been. Definitely still a worthwhile evening at the theatre; you will be humming a few notes well after the curtains drawn and the lights are out.

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