Month: October 2017

Simon Fest’s Frankenstein On the Air Brings Plenty of Humor and Halloween Fun to Southern Utah

By Hannah Cass I had the absolute pleasure of attending the premiere of the Neil Simon Festival’s new Frankenstein On the Air, performed wonderfully at The Heritage Center Theater in Cedar City. Upon entering, audience members are delighted by the performance space and the open yet cozy feel of The […]

“No Mere Mortal” Should Miss the Talent in Tuachan’s Thriller

By Torri Adams Odyssey Dance Theatre, founded by Darryl Yeager, has done it again.  Year after year, Thriller has been a show that has entertained audiences with fun choreography, great sets, amazing costumes and make-up, and incredible talent.  This year is no different, and Tuacahn Center for the Arts is […]

Highland’s Arsenic and Old Lace Brings a Classic to Utah County

By Jennifer Mustoe Arsenic and Old Lace, the classic by Joseph Kesselring, comes to Highland and the laughs are many. Opening night had a full house, parents, grandparents, kids, and young adults. This is a show that appealed to all. The story is…”unusual.” The Brewster sisters, Abby (Kathy Castleton) and […]

Be on the Edge of Your Seat at On Pitch Performing Arts’ And Then There Were None in Layton

By Liz Christensen And Then There Were None, On Pitch Performing Arts’ production staged at Pitched Perfectly Studios in Layton, is an engaging ride through comedy, mystery, suspicion, and suspense. If you are looking for a seasonal thrill without the gore, occult, or sex that typically accompany fall drama and […]

Westminster Theatre’s Production of Love and Information Embraces Minimalism and Unconventional Storytelling

By Suni Gigliotti While watching Westminster Theatre’s Love and Information, it reminded me of sitting quietly listening to RadioLab’s podcast of the “Living Room” where a woman describes her experience of secretly being able to stare into an adjacent apartment complex’s living room. The podcast was deeply private, invasive, and […]

BYU’s 24 Hour Theater Project is Coming and You Don’t Want to Miss It!

By Jennifer Mustoe Years ago, I went to a whole new kind of theater experience at Brigham Young University Provo. Back then, it was called the Experimental Theatre Project and I sure felt avant garde even going to such a production. Once I went, I was blown away. Now called the […]

Lehi’s Clue–The Musical–Are You Game to See It?

By Jennifer Mustoe and Craig Mustoe Lehi Arts Council is offering Clue–The Musical for Halloween this year, and this show is filled with a lot of laughs. If you like the game of “Clue”, you will especially like this production. Even if you don’t like the game, that’s okay–there’s plenty going on. […]

Good Company Theatre’s Marie Antoinette Much More than a Royal Pain in Ogden, Utah

By Steve Odenthal It was my pleasure to attend Marie Antoinette by David Adjmi at the new location of Good Company Theatre and see a masterful script performed to near perfection. I must warn you at this point that the script is an adult-themed historical account of the reign and […]

The U of U Shows Their Love for Shakespeare in Love’s Labours Lost

By Joel Applegate William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost is a difficult play in that there are no events that unveil a cascading plot, save for the arrival of a Princess and her comely entourage. It is a play of feeling and flirtation and pain in which the question is to […]

PG Players’ On Golden Pond Offers Heart and Humor to Utah Valley

By Whitney Sorensen   With its small cast in a cozy theatre, the Pleasant Grove Players’ production of Ernest Thompson’s On Golden Pond in Pleasant Grove encourages introspection as much as it encourages laughter. Husband-and-wife directing team Howard and Kathryn Little let the simplicity of On Golden Pond speak for […]