Category: Salt Lake County

Reviews for Shows in Salt Lake County

Bluffdale Arts Displays Colorful Conviction with Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

By Skyler Bluemel I was pleasantly surprised and warmed to witness the focus of community and unity brought into Bluffdale Arts’ production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.  The term “community theatre” strikes a different chord with each person. Some see it as a place for artists with too little […]

Don’t Miss The Importance of Being Earnest by the Sugar Factory Playhouse in West Jordan

By Rebekah Weaver Because the script is so funny, I don’t think it’s possible to find a bad production of The Importance of Being Earnest — but the Sugar Factory Playhouse in West Jordan, UT, still exceeded my expectations. If you need to laugh for two and a half hours […]

Utah Symphony’s Scheherazade Enchants in Salt Lake City

By Eldon B. Randall Many, many years ago, I was in the musical Scheherazade at Bountiful High School. My sister was in the show as a senior and I just happened to be one of the children. Ah, the memories. Because of that experience, I was excited to see this […]

In Salt Lake City, Motley Wandering Minstrels’ Copenhagen Creates an Explosive Discussion About the Atomic Bomb

By Jason Hagey and Alisha Hagey Copenhagen, presented by Motley Wandering Minstrels in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a combination of historical fiction, psychological thriller, and a moral analysis. Michael Frayn’s Tony award-winning play probes the philosophical and ethical nature of studying atomic energy. Copenhagen was first opened at the […]

Shake, Rattle, and Roll with the Utah Symphony at Whole Lotta Shakin’–From Swing to Rock

By Amanda Berg Whittle Tomorrow (Saturday, 4/14) only, be sure to stop by Abravanel Hall for one of the most fun performances you’ll ever attend. Whole Lotta Shakin’–From Swing to Rock is a collaboration between the incredible Dave Bennett (along with his band) and the always amazing Utah Symphony. Jack […]

The Eccles Brings Us Hamilton and We’ll Never Be the Same

By Jennifer Mustoe and Caden Mustoe I was late to the Hamilton-is-so-amazing-you’ll-never-believe-it craze, but became a complete convert at Broadway at the Eccles’ offering of Hamilton. I admit now, I didn’t want to know how great it was. I’d never see it. (I was jealous–I admit it.) Except our wonderful […]

The U of U brings Olivier Award-winningOur Country’s Good to Salt Lake City

By Merijo Guercio Our Country’s Good, currently playing at the University of Utah, is based on the real historical facts about the First Fleet’s transportation of criminals from England to Australia to establish an English Colony in 1787. The prisoners were subject to the worst of humanity for months on […]