Month: April 2013

Salty Dinner Theater’s Sherlock Holmes is Fun for Mystery Lovers

By Kendra Hill I have now been to a couple of Salty Dinner Theater’s shows and have really enjoyed those I attended. It is a unique experience to have the actors on the same level as you and interacting with you during the show (at the beginning of this show […]


by Joel Applegate Playwright William Missouri Downs has managed a paradoxical slight of hand in The Exit Interview. Cloaked though they are in dark, delicious comedy, the subjects of this play are all deadly serious. Media and culture are examined and criticized generally – and by this playwright – for […]

Valley Center Playhouse’s Pirates of Penzance has Big Laughs in a Small Space

By Shannon Eden Welcome to the Valley Center Playhouse in Lindon – it’s been around for 40 years and yet I’ve never heard of it! It is a little tucked away – I was afraid Map-quest had led me totally astray when we started into a distinctly residential neighborhood, but […]

A Farewell to Eden is Gloriously Entertaining

By Kara Henry What does it mean to grow? What does it mean to leave the comforts of our current view of the world and our personal Edens, to go out from innocence and perhaps ignorance into a better knowledge of ourselves and others? The Echo Theatre in Provo is […]

The Echo’s Cinematics is Lights! Camera! Action-a-licious!

By Daniel Brassard             This troupe of Improv actors go by the name of The Cinematics, with the hook that the audience will get the excitement of Improv with the magic of Hollywood. I went to their Saturday April 13th 8 PM show at The Echo Theatre in Provo Utah, […]

UVU’s “The Mikado” is a High Wire Act that is Farcically Amazing

By Joel Applegate      Opening night disaster! The whole cast is stuck on a broken-down bus in Pocatello. Yeah, that’s in Idaho. The director of Gilbert and Sullivan’s musical, The Mikado, James Arrington, had to stand up in front of a full house on Opening Night and make the dread […]

The Covey’s Enchanted April Delights and Inspires

By Kara Henry Local writer and director Elizabeth Hansen has collaborated with composer C. Michael Perry to bring us Enchanted April, a musical based on the novel, The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim. If there’s one thing I’ve learned since I started reviewing shows, it’s that Utah-grown composers and […]