Category: Utah County

Reviews for Shows in Utah County

Sister Act at the SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem Dazzles

By Leah Sommercorn Last night, I was able to appreciate Sister Act, as directed by David Paul Smith, at the SCERA in Orem. This feel-good musical is based on the 1992 movie turned Broadway production of the same name. The star of the movie, Whoopi Goldberg initially produced the musical […]

Cabaret at UVU Shows the Genuine Behind the Decadence

By Kyle Esposito Photo Credit: Mark Ashton, Madeline Ashton Driving down to Orem for UVU’s production of Cabaret, I wondered what a show like that would be like in Utah County. Cabaret (Book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb) is about a burlesque called the […]

Utah New Works Theatre Project gets its “new theatre” on at Provo’s Art Stroll

Utah New Works Theatre Project gets its “new theatre” on at Provo’s Art Stroll By Bryan Stubbles True to their name, Utah New Works Theatre Project hosted a selection of new works at Provo’s Health and Justice Building as part of Provo’s April Art Stroll, Friday April 6th. The program […]

SAST: Short but Deep

By Katrina DeKarver Short Attention Span Theatre, or SAST, at Utah Valley University in Orem is one hundred percent student based. The show is built up of five ten-minute plays all written by UVU students: Family Secrets by Katrina DeKarver, Split by Josh Needles, Generation Gap by BJ Warner, The […]

UVU’s VoiceLine: Live in Concert in Orem Gave the A Cappella Treatment to Hits for Every Generation

By Whitney Sorensen When the Ragan Theater at UVU hosted the on-campus male a cappella group VoiceLine on April 3, 2018, the nine-guy ensemble demonstrated that the only instrument you need to make music is your voice. They brought all the high energy (and high notes) their fans have come […]

BYU’s Single Wide is a Beautiful, Relevant Country-Western Musical

By Calee Gardner Single Wide, a new award-winning musical written by BYU faculty George D. Nelson takes the stage bringing a modern story of heartbreak and perseverance of one woman, her family, and the community that supports her. Single Wide, currently being performed in the Pardoe Theater at BYU Provo tells […]

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Chick Corea in Provo, Utah, Is the Essence of Music

By McKenna Johnson The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s performance with Chick Corea at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, was the essence of music. From the first note, I was entranced with their sound, and the entire performance was an event to journal about. Led by Chair Robert J. […]

The Unsinkable Molly Brown Sets You Afloat With Delight

By Jennifer Mustoe and Craig Mustoe The Unsinkable Molly Brown, produced by Acting Up, the SCERA‘s teenage (10-12 graders) acting troupe brings great talent and a charming story to the stage. Directed by Kathryn Laycock Little, this group of teens do a helluva great job. Wait! Did I just say […]

UVU’s Tamales and Roses in Orem, UT Delights Kids With Its Earnest Charm

By Rebekah Weaver UVU’s Tamales and Roses in Orem, UT is a sweet, sincere little play. While my husband and I enjoyed it, the target audience (kids ages 5-8) are sure to love this energetic and interactive performance in the Noorda Blackbox Theatre on UVU’s campus. Tamales and Roses is an […]