Month: March 2014

The Empress’s “Kiss Me, Kate” is one Big Smooch of Fun!

By Cindy Whitehair and Perry Whitehair Last night Perry and I went to see Kiss Me Kate at the Empress Theatre in Magna.   Kiss Me Kate is one of those plays within a play.  The music and lyrics by Cole Porter, tells the story of a production of Shakespeare’s The […]

Go Find “Love’s Labour Lost” at the Brelby in AZ!

Every once in a while, we do things a little different here at Front Row Reviewers Utah. Meaning if we have a reviewer who sees something OUT of Utah, we are happy to post a review of the show, should the reviewer want to write something up. Such is the […]

The Grand’s “Once on This Island” is Tropically Terrific!

By Christopher Bradford Once on This Island has been performed numerous times in the past few years in both Salt Lake and Utah valleys, but somehow I had never seen it until Friday night’s performance at the Grand Theatre at Salt Lake Community College. The Grand is a stately theater […]

The OBT’s “Wizard of Ahhs” is Wicked Fun!

By Cindy Whitehair and Perry Whitehair What do you get when you mash up one of America’s favorite musicals with an equally beloved movie musical AND the wild and wacky imagination of Eric R. Jensen?  It could only be Off Broadway Theatre’s Wicked Wizard of Ahhs playing now through April […]

Midvale Arts Council’s “Jurors” is Guilty of Exciting Courtroom Drama!

By Larissa Villers Ferre “…You’ve listened to a long and complex case, murder in the first degree. Premeditated murder is the most serious charge tried in our criminal courts. You’ve listened to the testimony, you’ve had the law read to you and interpreted as it applies in this case, it’s […]

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse–Perfect Fun for Young and Old!

By MH Thomas Being a grandma, I am always looking for fun opportunities to share with my grandchildren. It just so happened that I was watching my three- and four-year-old grandsons on a day when there was a matinee of Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse at the Noorda Theatre. We hopped […]

A Funny Thing Happened at the Echo with “Forum”

By Mary Garlitz A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, first appeared on Broadway in 1962 winning the Tony that year for Best Musical.  It had two successful revivals in 1972 and again in 1996 as well as uncounted professional productions […]