Tag: Lynn Funk

Desert Star’s Christmas Vacation: The Polarized Express Sings and Zings in the Holidays in Murray

By Liz Christensen Desert Star’s Christmas Vacation: The Polarized Express, playing this season in Murray, is a revamp of a previous holiday script by Ben Millet made more relevant by referencing this week’s headlines, national conversations, and current Utah-isms.  A few jokes are decidedly edgy but nothing offensive. Head Elf […]

Take a Bite out of Desert Star’s Dracula

By Erin Orr The Desert Star’s Dracula – He’s So Vain, written by Peter Van Slyke, tells the story of Count Dracula (Matt Kohler) and his looney victim/sidekick Renfield (J. Tyrus Williams) on a voyage to search for that which sustains life. Hilarity ensues as our red-blooded hero, Dr. Jonathan […]

The Desert Star Has a Phunny Phantom

By Erin Orr The Desert Star Playhouse’s The Phantom of the Opera is a story about a mysterious masked apparition, The Phantom (Trenton Krumenbacher), who haunts the Paris Opera House. He makes the opera’s egotistical diva, Madame Carlotta (Laurel Warr) lose her voice so that his protégé, the beautiful Christine […]