Tag: Craig Mustoe

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 […]

Utah Opera’s Upcoming Pagliacci/Gianni Schicchi Will Make You Laugh and Cry and Love Opera

By Jennifer Mustoe For years, I’ve been reviewing theater and thought that was that. Some time ago, it occurred to me that maybe production companies that have other forms of performance arts may also want to part of the Front Row Reviewers Utah family and participate in our Celebrating the […]

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 […]

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. […]

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre’s A Tale of Two Cities–The Musical is a Far, Far Better Thing in Centerville

By Jennifer Mustoe and Craig Mustoe Centerville is privileged to host CenterPoint Legacy Theatre’s A Tale of Two Cities–The Musical, opening Friday to a rousing, enthusiastic crowd. We were able to watch this magnificent show following an interview with Director Scott Montgomery (video and transcript posting soon.) As Montgomery described […]

Don’t Get Lost on Your Way to “Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (Abridged)” at Utah Shakes

  By Craig Mustoe Zany. Silly. Manic . Madcap. Multiple Personality Disorder. All words describing succinctly what William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (Abridged) is like. We attended the premiere on Saturday at The Utah Shakespeare Festival and were stunned by its rapid-fire presentation of Shakespeare’s characters. Long Lost First […]

Feel Lucky at Utah Shakes’ Guys and Dolls

By Craig Mustoe My wife and I recently saw Guys and Dolls at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City. It blew my socks off. I don’t believe I have ever seen a better production in Utah. Tight, very tight. The quality of the acting is superb. Director Peter Rothstein […]