Category: Salt Lake County

Reviews for Shows in Salt Lake County

The Empress’s Mystery of Edwin Drood Keeps You Laughing and Guessing in Magna

By Charlene Adams Mystery and laughter come together for a Mys-terical night at The Empress Theatre in Magna with their production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood. My husband and I ventured out to Magna to see The Mystery of Edwin Drood at the Empress Theatre.  We weren’t sure what […]

Sandbox Theatre Company’s Little Shop of Horrors at the Midvale Performing Arts Center is a Fun Halloween Treat

Little Shop of Horrors

By Mary Brassard Little Shop of Horrors is a classic musical about a strange and interesting plant with an appetite for human blood. If you’ve only ever seen the movie, go to this show, and you will see the surprising real ending, which was changed for the movie. Prepare to […]

Suckerpunch’s A Farewell is a Successful Exercise in “Found Space” Theatre in Salt Lake City

A Farewell

By Christian Seiter A Farewell, the inaugural production of Suckerpunch, a Salt Lake City-based performance research group, is a unique “found-space” theatre experience. The piece, written and directed by Kali Scott, is based on Arthur Schnitzler‘s short story. Perhaps the most intriguing element of A Farewell is the playing space […]

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre’s A Tale of Two Cities–The Musical is a Far, Far Better Thing in Centerville

By Jennifer Mustoe and Craig Mustoe Centerville is privileged to host CenterPoint Legacy Theatre’s A Tale of Two Cities–The Musical, opening Friday to a rousing, enthusiastic crowd. We were able to watch this magnificent show following an interview with Director Scott Montgomery (video and transcript posting soon.) As Montgomery described […]

Halloween Fun a “Boo In” at Off Broadway Theatre’s Forever Dead in Salt Lake City

By Cindy Whitehair It’s been a while since we have been to a show at the Off Broadway Theatre in Salt Lake City and Forever Dead was a great show to come back to – or to make it as your first OBT experience. This is one show you do […]

Questions of Majority Rule at Riot Act’s Enemy of the Peopleat The Wherehaüs in Salt Lake City

By Susannah Whitman Henrik Ibsen’s play Enemy of the People may have been written in 1882, but Riot Act’s current production (adapted by Whit Hertford) proves how relevant this work still is. Enemy of the People, at The Wherehaüs in Salt Lake City, is today’s version of this glorious, thought-provoking […]

Wasatch Theatre Company’s God’s Favorite at the Rose Wagner Black Box Theatre is Cathartic and Honest

By Ashley Ramsey Wasatch Theatre Company is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a landmark season, and when I heard Neil Simon’s God’s Favorite was included in the line-up, I was beyond excited. God’s Favorite is a clever re-imagining of the biblical story of Job, where Job is now Joe (Andrew […]

Steel Pier Stands Solid in Salt Lake City at the University of Utah

By Brian Thomas The choice the University of Utah Theater Department made to produce Steel Pier at the Marriott Center for Dance in Salt Lake City seems like a bold one. Of course, I should start by saying, I don’t usually enjoy musicals. I’m the type of person that remains unimpressed with La […]