Tag: Robinne Booth

Provo Covey Center’s Barefoot in the Park Will Lift Your Spirit and Feed Your Soul

By McKenna Johnson I love a play that has thematic depth but doesn’t induce three days of sobbing, and the Provo Covey Center’s Barefoot in the Park is such a production. Entertaining, substantial, and witty, this Neil Simon romantic comedy had both me and my boyfriend continually laughing. The play […]

SCERA’s Miracle on 34 Street Brings Christmas Magic to Utah County

By Mike Handy Miracle on 34th Street, a musical adaptation of the classic film, is a fun, family friendly show that will tickle all your Christmas funny bones. I grew up in Orem and have attended dozens of movies and performances at the SCERA over the years. Each trip to […]

Springville Playhouse’s Noises Off! is Jolly Funny

By Mary Garlitz Friday night my husband and I had the chance to go see Noises Off! in Springville.  The long running Springville Playhouse, now approaching 70 years of productions, always does a fantastic job and Noises Off was no exception. Noises Off, written by Michael Frayn, is the story […]

Payson’s Into The Woods is a Place You Want to Be

By Joel Applegate Perhaps our virtual reality has outgrown fairy tales. Instead, I think what has been substituted are mash-ups and deconstructions. Fairy tales still do what they originally did: thrill and chill on the surface and use subliminal archetypes to make us think about ourselves and our wants. All […]

Nunsense is Black and White and Awesome All Over!

By Joel Applegate The great thing about Nunsense at the Covey Center through May 23rd is the energy that all five women ably and convincingly deliver to delighted audiences. I and my playgoer friend walked out at the end of the performance on heavenly clouds of satisfaction. The direction by […]

Springville’s Fiddler is a “Traditional” Favorite

By Joel Applegate I’ve got a soft spot in my heart for the old Fiddler. Fiddler on the Roof has always been one of my favorite musicals because of its realism (within the milieu), its soaring score and a storyline that’s still important for all to know. At least two […]

Enjoy Seven Years of Plenty with Merit Academy’s Joseph

A Utah Theater Review by Ben Christensen Utah has no shortage of talented youth, and that definitely shows in Merit Academy’s finely-tuned production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Judging by the performance I saw tonight, I expect to see many of these cast and crew members continue to […]