Tag: Jennifer Mustoe

I Will Always Love The Bodyguard at the Eccles in Salt Lake

By Jennifer Mustoe and Larisa Hicken I remember the 1992 movie The Bodyguard, starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner, only vaguely and it was played in a second-rate theater, so the sound was kinda bad. The sound not being good is key to why I didn’t enjoy it much.  Seeing […]

Pioneer’s Newsies in Salt Lake City is Overwhelmingly Amazing

By Jennifer Mustoe I’m sitting here at my computer, pondering how to write my review of Pioneer Theatre Company’s glistening production of Disney’s Newsies. With almost every production I see, I think, wow, I hope my readers go see this show. At times I have even insisted they come. With […]

Elf the Musical at the Eccles in Salt Lake is All That Christmas Should Be–Marvelous!

By Jennifer Mustoe and Hannah Seigfried All Thanksgiving, I kept saying to Hannah, “I can’t wait until we get to go see Elf at the Eccles! You won’t believe how great it’s going to be.” Well, this statement was oh so true, because neither one of us was ready to be […]

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. […]

Broadway at the Eccles’ An American in Paris is Beau et Merveilleux

By Jennifer Mustoe and Caden Mustoe As fans of the music of George and Ira Gershwin, my son and I were thrilled to be able to see the Eccles’ latest production, Tony Award-winning An American in Paris, located in downtown Salt Lake City. Patterned after the Academy Award-winning 1951 movie An American […]

BYU Spectacular in Provo is Absolutely Broadway-Riffic!

By Jennifer Mustoe I had my tickets for BYU Spectacular!’s matinee. After it was over, I bought seats for the evening show. The Spectacular’s hostess, the Tony and Emmy Award-winning Kristin Chenoweth was too good to not see twice. And the other acts in the show were so splendid–let’s just […]

Young Company’s Glorious Story Emporium Delights All Ages at BYU

By Jennifer Mustoe, with Hannah Siegfried As we walked into BYU’s cool, basement Nelke Theater to see Glorious Story Emporium, we entered into a world of children, at least 2:1 with adults. Wait. This is a kids’ show? Answer: yes, and no. The actors were herding these children, ages 3 […]

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 […]

Utah Shakespeare Festival’s How to Fight Loneliness is a Profound Commentary About Life, Love, and Loss

By Jennifer Mustoe, with Larisa Hicken For my third trip this season to Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City, I planned to see two shows. How to Fight Loneliness was my matinee choice. As I walked into the lovely Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre, the mood was somber. I […]