Category: Salt Lake County

Reviews for Shows in Salt Lake County

The U’s The Beautiful Game Holds a Beautiful Message

By Amanda Berg Whittle The Beautiful Game at the University of Utah’s Babcock Theater is an award-winning musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Ben Elton, which features the stories of members of a star Catholic soccer team and their friends during the 1960s in Northern Ireland. This was a time […]

Sandy Arts Guild’s The Nerd Will Laugh You Right Out of Your Seat—and Your Comfort Zone!

By Julie Tate Last night my husband and I attended the opening night of Sandy Arts Guild’s production of Larry Shue’s The Nerd at the beautiful theater at  Mount Jordan Middle School auditorium in Sandy. We had no idea that we were about to embark on a journey into the 70s […]

Pioneer Theatre Company’s /i/ is a Magnificent Mind Game About Memory and Identity

By Jason and Alisha Hagey i by Jeff Talbott makes its world premiere at Pioneer Theatre Company. Directed by Karen Azenberg and located at the Simmons Pioneer Memorial Theatre on the University of Utah campus, i connects audiences by bringing up questions of memory and identity. “i is a mysterious […]

Salty Dinner Theater’s Beauty and the Beast Brings Laughs and Love to Provo’s Joe Vera’s

By Jennifer Mustoe and Craig Mustoe Though I’m a little on overload with Beauty and the Beast, I know Salty Dinner Theater always has a fresh and funny take on a familiar show, and this Valentine season’s offering is no exception. Slight Spoiler Alert: playwright Beth Bruner sticks to the […]

Hir and Now – Salt Lake Acting Company Brings Necessary Conversations to Salt Lake City with Taylor Mac’s Play

By Gray Thomas Hir by Taylor Mac and directed by Tracy Callahan, makes its regional debut at Salt Lake Acting Company, located in the refurbished church just west of the capitol in Salt Lake City. On its face, Hir is about a state of transition for the Connor Family. A […]

Utah Symphony’s Dancing and Romancing at Abravanel Hall is as Fancy and Fun as it Sounds

By Amanda Berg Whittle Utah Symphony‘s Dancing and Romancing at the beautiful Abravanel Hall is exactly what it sounds like. Fun, classic music celebrating great early Hollywood artists such as Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Eleanor Powell, and Gene Kelly, as performed by talented Broadway performers Joan Hess and […]

The Pygmalion’s I and You in Salt Lake Celebrates What Makes Us Human

By Tanner David Tate I saw PYGmalion Theatre Company’s I and You in Salt Lake City on Friday night. It is not extremely often that I leave a theatrical production without speaking to a single person, bee-lining for my car to sit and ponder alone. Rarely does a production speak […]