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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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Hale makes an ‘Earnest’ attempt

WEST VALLEY CITY — I’ll begin this review by stating that I’ve never liked “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde. I hated the play when I first read it and I couldn’t believe so many people loved it. The odds were against me so I figured it must be a show you have to see in order to enjoy. So with that I jumped at the opportunity to see this classic at the Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley.

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‘And…Go! Improv’ is getting started in SLC

MURRAY — It was Saturday night and I had a date set, but no idea what to do for the date. I figured we could wing it. No need to have set plans. We could just enjoy the city and figure out something to do on the fly. So, when I got to her apartment we popped open the laptop and made a roundabout search to NowPlayingUtah.com.

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New #utahtheatre review for THE ADDAMS FAMILY at @terracetheatre in Washington Terrace!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/903413/snap-to-it-see-the-addams-family-at-terrace-plaza-playhouse

New #utahtheatre review for THE PUMPKIN GIANT at the @parker_theatre in South Salt Lake!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/903422/parker-theatres-the-pumpkin-giant-is-scary-good

New #utahtheatre review by @Theatre_Critics member (and UTBA pres) @Russwarne for THE FANTASTICKS at PG Players!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/902724/the-fantasticks-at-pg-players-is-a-soft-kiss-upon-the-eyes

Sunday at the theater! Lucky me! Extra lucky too because I’ve gotten to spend the morning with the amazing Jamie Wilcox, the theater is @slactingco, and the play is by @SleepyPanda76! 🥳

#newplay #utahtheatre

Here at vastly underrated @WVCArts to see Little Shop of Horrors. Made it out and the theater is mostly full! I’m thrilled #theatercritic #uttheater #utahtheatre

Tonight, I'm reviewing THE FANTASTICKS for @UtahTheatreBlog. I have a different assistant critic in tow for this show.
#utahtheatre

New #utahtheatre review by @Theatre_Critics member (and UTBA pres) @Russwarne for the national tour of @TheLionKing, hosted by @BwayAtTheEccles in #SLC!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/902117/be-prepared-to-be-wowed-by-the-national-tour-of-the-lion-king

At the interval for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Good Company Theatre and having so much fun. The show is delightful. #UtahTheatre

The pumpkin Giant opens this weekend. October fun is here!
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#utahtheatre #pumpkingiant #utahtheater #utahactors #utahfamily #utahfamilyfun #slcmoms #slcfamily #utahfunactivities #saltproject @ Parker Theatre https://www.instagram.com/p/CjGiIsOvXAH/?igshid=YTgzYjQ4ZTY=

New #utahtheatre review for THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at The Stage Door in St. George!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/899142/stage-doors-putnam-county-spelling-bee-is-p-h-e-n-o-m-e-n-a-l

New #utahtheatre review by @Theatre_Critics member @MarenSwensen for BRIGHT STAR at @CPT_Theatre in Centerville!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/898675/bright-star-sparkles-at-centerpoint-legacy-theatre

New #utahtheatre review for MURDER BY THE BOOK at @CoveyCenter in Provo!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/898517/small-cast-is-a-strength-of-covey-centers-murder-by-the-book

Shout out to @CVDaily for the feature on our upcoming season opener: Tau Dance Theater! https://cachevalleydaily.com/news/archive/2022/09/19/tau-dance-theatre-company-coming-from-hawaii-to-logan/
#cacheARTS #logan #loganutah #cachevalleyutah #utah #cachevalley #utahtheatre #utahdance #dance

New #utahtheatre review for LUCKY STIFF at @Hale_Theatre in Sandy!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/897423/lucky-stiff-at-the-sandy-hale-is-more-stiff-than-lucky

New #utahtheatre review for ART at @AnOtherTheater in Provo!
https://utahtheatrebloggers.com/897490/art-at-an-other-theater-is-thoughtful-but-feels-monochromatic

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