Category: Utah County

Reviews for Shows in Utah County

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 […]

Love es en el Aire with BYU Young Company’s Romeo Y Julieta

By Calee Gardner William Shakespeare’s most beloved romantic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, comes to life, adapted for young audiences in a beautiful bilingual production at Brigham Young University, put on by BYU Young Company. Romeo Y Julieta is directed by Julia Ashworth and highlights the diversity of culture and the […]

A Romantic Evening of Broadway is the Perfect Valentine’s Date for You

By Regan Cole Whimpey A Romantic Evening of Broadway at the Highland Community Center in Highland was just what my wife and I were looking for this Valentine’s Day.  Packed full of romantic ballads from all eras, you will love it too. Directed by Melissa Brown, this show is full […]

Little Red at SCERA in Orem Delivers a Hilarious Twist on a Classic Fairytale

By Ana Keele The terrifying woods are full of fun and laughter with the world premiere of Little Red at the SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem. Written and directed by Chase Ramsey (who also plays the Woodsman in the show) with original music and lyrics by David Paul […]

BYU Theatre Ballet’s Carnival of the Animals Makes a Storybook Come to Life in Provo

By Whitney Sorensen BYU Theatre Ballet appeals directly to the children in the audience with its spectacular staging of Camille Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals at the Harris Fine Arts Center in Provo. The dancers bring a menagerie to life onstage, each animal looking like a moving illustration from a […]

The Fever, an Engaging Exploration that will Leave you Burning

By Sarah Re The Fever, playing at BYU as part of their OFF THE MAP International Theatre Festival, was created by New York-based company 600 HIGHWAYMEN, and will push your boundaries, test your impulses, and leave you burning with questions.Have you ever felt an emotion without a name? Experienced something you […]

Out of Chaos’s Macbeth at BYU in Provo Excels at Minimalism

By Whitney Sorensen Off the Map, BYU’s International Theatre Festival, brings UK-based theatre company Out of Chaos to Provo with four performances of their two-man adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This show shortens the Scottish play to 80 minutes but still contains all the political intrigue and famous lines you expect […]

Tribes at UVU in Orem is a Roller Coaster of Emotions

By Adam Joseph Keele and Alaynah Woodhouse-Keele At Utah Valley University’s production of Tribes there won’t be a dry eye in the house. Tribes follows the life of Billy (Ardon Smith) and his experiences with his family, feelings of rejection, and finding love all while being deaf from birth. Written […]

The Off the Map Series at BYU Brings The Secret Life of Suitcases from Scotland Straight into our Hearts

  By Katie Jarvis The Secret Life of Suitcases is a production brought from Scotland as part of the BYU Off the Map International Theatre Festival, and is performing at BYU Provo for the weekend of Jan 25-27, 2018 only. It is an award winning, devised theater piece featuring unique […]