Month: July 2014

Salty Dinner Theater’s Robin Hood is a Rousing Tale of Historical Hilarity

By Jennifer Mustoe If you have never been to Salty Dinner Theater before, you must understand one thing. Yes, it is a dinner theater, but the focus isn’t necessarily on DINNER. It’s on THEATER, and interactive theater at that. If you are hoping for a sedate meal where a few […]

Sundance’s Fiddler is filled with Traditional Beauty

By Marnie Thomas and Kendall Harris Fiddler on the Roof is a well-loved musical about Tevye, a Jewish milkman in Tsarist Russia, and his family and town. The music is familiar to most, as are the characters. The Broadway production first opened in 1964 and won nine Tony Awards. In […]

Go Into the Echo to See Into the Woods!

By Jennifer Mustoe I have seen Into the Woods, Steven Sondheim’s sometimes fun, often dark take on familiar fairytales, several times. The Echo’s latest offering of Into the Woods, directed magnificently by Melissa Leilani Larson, is worth seeing, if you have seen this show before, or if you haven’t. If […]

Les Misérables at the SCERA Should Have No “Empty Chairs”

By Larisa Hicken The SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem, Utah has a hit on their hands.  To celebrate the SCERA’s 30th year, they are showing Utah Valley’s Premiere of the beloved musical Les Misérables, by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg. Les Misérables is an epic musical adapted from […]