Tag: Kelsey Seaver

Catch “Brigadoon” at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre in Orem Before It Disappears

By Angela Dell Lone bagpiper, James Moyar, stands at the top of the hill at the back of the audience and plays traditional bagpipe music in a kilt and hose before the start of Brigadoon at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre in Orem. This is my first time seeing the […]

SCERA’s “Seussical the Musical” Lightheartedly Encourages Audience to Think New Thinks

By Teresa Gashler When I brought my young family to see Seussical the Musical at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre in Orem, I didn’t know what kind of show to expect. I have been a librarian and I have a deep love for Dr. Seuss books. I was nervous because […]

SCERA’s Guys & Dolls is a Sure Bet

By Larisa Hicken As the final show of their indoor season in Orem, Utah, SCERA’s production of Guys & Dolls was sensational. With music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, Guys  & Dolls is a classic lighthearted musical about girls who fall for […]

The SCERA’S Christmas Musical is Filled with Holiday Joy

By MH Thomas Throughout LIKEN’s The First Christmas the lyrics, “We need a little Christmas, right this very minute. . . ” kept going through my head. The season has kind of sneaked up on me, and seeing this show was a good way to start my own Christmas season […]

Les Misérables at the SCERA Should Have No “Empty Chairs”

By Larisa Hicken The SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem, Utah has a hit on their hands.  To celebrate the SCERA’s 30th year, they are showing Utah Valley’s Premiere of the beloved musical Les Misérables, by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg. Les Misérables is an epic musical adapted from […]

SCERA’s Shrek the Musical Has Layers

Shrek the Musical is a story about looking beyond the outside façade that people present, seeing that people (and ogres!) have layers (like onions!) in order to find true love and friendship. The SCERA’s production in Orem, UT, takes this theme and brings it vividly to life. My husband and […]

SCERA’s The Scarlet Pimpernel is a Visual and Vocal Masterpiece

By Larisa Hicken The Scarlet Pimpernel based on the work by Baroness Orczy, with music by Frank Wildhorn and book and lyrics by Nan Knighton, is Director Jerry Elison’s 28th show at the SCERA theater in Orem,  Utah.  It is also one of my all-time favorite shows, so I was […]

Let Your Kids Swing From the Trees to the SCERA’s Tarzan the Musical

By Joel Applegate Bring the kids! There’s so much to dazzle them in SCERA Shell’s production of Tarzan the Musical: the designs, the colors, the dancing and the fine costumes. This is a great show befitting an outdoor venue and the production values are very impressive. The amphitheater is a […]

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley is Flat Out Entertainment for the Whole Family!

A Utah Theater Review by Shannon Eden The Scera Theater for the Arts, located just off of State St. in Orem, is home to many venues – the latest being their production of The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, put on by their Theater for Young Audiences and directed by […]

SCERA’s Little Shop of Horrors Captivates Audiences

A Utah Theater Review by B.J. Wright   As a reviewer, sometimes you go into a show with high expectations. SCERA Center for the Arts’ production of Little Shop of Horrors was one of those shows for me. I was running through all of my favorite songs from the show as I drove up […]