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Utah-Made Romeo and Juliet Film Exceeds Expectations

by Blake Casselman Of all Shakespeare’s plays, Romeo and Juliet has seen the most film adaptations over the years, with more than 100 productions created for theatrical, home video, and television release to date, with another half-dozen currently in the planning or filming stage. The first filmed production of Romeo […]

Get Your Laugh ON! at Farmington City’s Dinner Theatre  Play ON!

By Becky Evans My sister flew in for a visit, and I took her to see Play ON! at Farmington Community Arts Center.  It is a hilarious play within a play loosely based around a murder mystery that keeps being interrupted and re-written by an eccentric playwright.   As Director Katie […]

Broadway at the Eccles’ An American in Paris is Beau et Merveilleux

By Jennifer Mustoe and Caden Mustoe As fans of the music of George and Ira Gershwin, my son and I were thrilled to be able to see the Eccles’ latest production, Tony Award-winning An American in Paris, located in downtown Salt Lake City. Patterned after the Academy Award-winning 1951 movie An American […]

The Four Seasons Theatre Company’s “A Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert” in Smithfield is a Glorious Nod to Great Music

By Leah Checketts For two nights only, August 15-16, the Four Seasons Theatre Company are creating a musical journey on the Sky View High School stage through their production A Rodgers & Hammerstein Concert.  With a very simple stage, the music, the musicians, and the stories are all the audience needs […]

“Hello, Dolly!” in Smithfield by the Four Seasons Theater is Fun, Humorous, and Meaningful

By Jennifer Mustoe interviewing Dawn Yorgason Having never seen Hello, Dolly!, I was surprised at how funny Four Seasons Theater’s production in Smithfield is. I laughed so much. I love all of Four Seasons’ shows—I don’t miss them. Their costumes, acting, music, set—all are great. I didn’t know the show […]

Good Company Theater’s “In the Heights” at the Ogden Amphitheater is Delicioso y Fantastico

By Jennifer Mustoe Having never been to the Ogden Amphitheater and never seen In the Heights by the now wildly popular Lin-Manual Miranda—who wrote the music and lyrics, book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, I was pretty excited. I know Director Austin Archer’s work and admit to being a huge fan […]

Ogden Musical Theatre’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at Peery’s Egyptian Theatre in Ogden Utah is a Dream That Will Do

By Steve Odenthal Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, now playing at The Peery Egyptian Theatre in Ogden, Utah is no stranger to me.  I encountered the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics of Tim Rice early in my college years and quickly discovered the profound effect live theatre […]

“Utahoma” at Off Broadway Theatre in Salt Lake City Should Draw Audiences from Pioneer and Pio-far

By Adam J. Woodhouse-Keele Make sure to bring your friends and family to Utahoma at the Off Broadway Theatre in Salt Lake City. It is a pun filled, raucous good time for all ages.  This intimate theatre makes sure that everyone gets involved in this rip-roaring production. Utahoma is an […]