Month: October 2013

Grassroots Shakespeare Co’s Doctor Faustus’ Hell is Heaven

By Caden Mustoe I would feel guilty if I didn’t take this opportunity to tell you about Doctor Faustus as performed The Grassroots Shakespeare Company at The Castle Amphitheatre. Why would I want something so flawless to go unknown? From the moment you arrive, you feel a sense of belonging. […]

Salty Dinner Theater’s Sleepy Hollow is Full of Spooky Fun

By Jeremy Preston Jonsson Dinner Theater is a curious beast. Not quite standard theater,  not quite cabaret entertainment, not quite anything else. It is its own medium. Half play, half party, all entertainment. It has its serious devotees — loyal fans who see show after show. I’m not going to […]

The Empress Theatre’s “Jekyll and Hyde” Explores the Thin Line Between Good and Bad

A Utah Theater Review by B.J. Wright      Jekyll and Hyde is a heart-wrenching story about the good and evil that each man battles inside.  Dr. Jekyll has a noble ambition of separating the good from the evil, and getting rid of man’s evil tendencies. Though he is warned […]

The Covey’s “An Unexpected Guest” is an Expected Pleasure

A Utah Theater Review By Jennifer Mustoe and Corena Gunyan My teenage companion Corena and I had the pleasure of going to see An Unexpected Guest, a delightful Agatha Christie mystery, at the Covey Center for the Arts in Provo. I will say, it was a little disconcerting at first […]

The Grand Theater’s “Fame” Flies High to Exceed Expectations

By Aleksndr Arteaga             The year is 1980, set in the final years of New York City’s High School for the Performing Arts. Fame – The Musical follows a group of students through their trials and successes and ultimately reflects on their dreams of fame and fortune. Fame explores many […]

The Woman In Black Haunts The Echo Theatre’s New Location

A Utah theater review by Ben Christensen Provo’s Echo Theatre has a new location, and it appears to be haunted. The new theater, located just north of Center Street on 100 East, is a much larger venue than the old one, with rows of seats facing a traditional stage rather […]

Spend an Evening In The Heights at Hale Center Theater Orem

A Utah theater review by Ben Christensen From the very first verse rapped by Usnavi de la Vega (Ben Wille), Hale Center Theater Orem’s production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights pulses with energy. Set in New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood, In The Heights is the story of a […]