Tag: musicals

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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An emailed introduction to the UTBA

I’ve been hard at work this past few days contacting productions across Utah in order to send our reviewers. The response has been overwhelmingly positive and I think that’s because there’s a need in Utah for a resource of consistent theatrical press coverage. Granted, the large companies will get reviewed by the papers. That’s a given. But what about the newest community show that hasn’t yet established their audience?

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public urination is funny…but don’t tell FDR (UVU’s Urinetown)

OREM — Ok, So for those of you who know the schtick of Urinetown, bear with those who don’t; Urinetown is about a place where, in the face of a water shortage, the government has turned over to a large corporation the right to regulate water use, ban private bathrooms, and charge people to pee (and poop, which only gets one mention in the show, oddly…hmmm). And it is one of those broadly appealing, honestly funny, don’t-have-to-be-a-musical-lover-to-enjoy type musicals.

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I figured who better to review a VALENTINES THEATRICAL EXTRAVAGANZA than a Hallmarkie! This should be interesting #uttheatre #utahtheatre #theatrecritic

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Only saw 2 theatrical shows in January because of Sundance and post-Christmas work but they were both outstanding @hcto #theatrecritic #uttheater #utahtheatre

A DISTINCT SOCIETY opened this past weekend to wide acclaim from audiences and critics alike!

Tickets available now through February 11th at http://PioneerTheatre.org. 

#PTCDistinctSociety #UtahTheatre #UtahArts #UtahCulture #WorldPremiere #AmericanTheatre #KareemFahmy

New #utahtheatre review by @LisaGLarson for TRUE WEST at @CFAKayenta in Ivins!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905514/true-west-stays-true-to-its-grim-reality-at-kayenta

New #utahtheatre review for the #newplay A DISTINCT SOCIETY at @pioneertheatre!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905520/a-distinct-society-is-good-but-falls-short-of-greatness-at-ptc

New #utahtheatre review for SHE LOVES ME at @CPT_Theatre!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905438/you-will-love-she-loves-me-at-centerpoint-theater

New #utahtheatre review of #Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET, hosted by @BYUarts!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905503/london-actors-romeo-and-juliet-at-byu-is-worthy-of-an-encore

New #utahtheatre review for @HCTO's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, adapted by @mel_leilani! https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905395/pride-and-prejudice-is-perfectly-poised-to-premiere-at-hale-centre-orem

New #utahtheatre review for the national tour of @AintTooProud, hosted by @BwayAtTheEccles in #SLC!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905375/aint-too-proud-at-eccles-aint-just-alright-its-outta-sight

New #utahtheatre by @Theatre_Critics member @MarenSwensen for FOREVER PLAID at @ZiegfeldTheater in Ogden!

https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905347/ziegfelds-forever-plaid-is-a-harmonious-treat

New #utahtheatre review for GROSS INDECENCY: THE THREE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE at @WasatchTheatre1!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905362/wasatch-theatre-companys-gross-indecency-is-exquisite

Don’t miss a poignant, funny, and heartbreaking world premiere of A DISTINCT SOCIETY from January 27 through February 11. Tickets available at http://PioneerTheatre.org. 📷: BW Prod.
#PTCDistinctSociety #PioneerTheatreCompany #WorldPremiere #UtahArts #UtahTheatre #AmericanTheatre

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New #utahtheatre review by @Theatre_Critics member @MarenSwensen for THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES at Terrace Plaza Playhouse!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905344/terrace-plazas-the-marvelous-wondrettes-is-in-a-word-marvelous

My first interview for @UtahTheatreBlog
with friend and playwright @mel_leilani

#utahtheatre #uttheater #theatercritic

https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905320/playwright-melissa-leilani-larson-tells-all-for-pride-prejudice

It's here! Our annual post praising the excellence we saw on the #utahtheatre stage has published! Check out the shows we loved, from Logan to St. George!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905271/utba-reviewers-sound-off-excellence-in-2022

New #utahtheatre review for THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER at @LehiCity Arts!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905097/lehi-arts-councils-the-best-christmas-pageant-ever-is-lowly-and-meek-but-moving

New #utahtheatre review for ELF THE MUSICAL at @FSTCompany in Smithfield! https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/905069/four-seasons-elf-has-plenty-of-sparklejollytwinklejingly-spirit

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