Tag: William Shakespeare

Love es en el Aire with BYU Young Company’s Romeo Y Julieta

By Calee Gardner William Shakespeare’s most beloved romantic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, comes to life, adapted for young audiences in a beautiful bilingual production at Brigham Young University, put on by BYU Young Company. Romeo Y Julieta is directed by Julia Ashworth and highlights the diversity of culture and the […]

The Fever, an Engaging Exploration that will Leave you Burning

By Sarah Re The Fever, playing at BYU as part of their OFF THE MAP International Theatre Festival, was created by New York-based company 600 HIGHWAYMEN, and will push your boundaries, test your impulses, and leave you burning with questions.Have you ever felt an emotion without a name? Experienced something you […]

Out of Chaos’s Macbeth at BYU in Provo Excels at Minimalism

By Whitney Sorensen Off the Map, BYU’s International Theatre Festival, brings UK-based theatre company Out of Chaos to Provo with four performances of their two-man adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This show shortens the Scottish play to 80 minutes but still contains all the political intrigue and famous lines you expect […]

Grassroots Shakespeare Company’s Romeo and Juliet Creates Laughter and Tragedy in Equal Measure at the SCERA

By Whitney Sorenson Don’t miss the chance to see Romeo and Juliet, the Bard’s tragedy about two love-struck teenagers, from the always-entertaining Grassroots Shakespeare Company, playing through January 20 at the SCERA in Orem. If you think you know this play, their performance makes you think again. I’ve never seen […]

Something Hilarious is Happening at the Eccles with Something Rotten!

By Jennifer Mustoe A year ago, my family and I saw Something Rotten! at the St. James Theatre on Broadway and loved it. I whooped with sheer delight (really) when I found out the Eccles is presenting Something Rotten! here in Salt Lake as part of their Broadway Across America series. […]

WVC’s West Side Story Has a Short Run, So See It NOW

By Daniel Wallentine On Monday night, I decided I needed some tragedy in my life, so I hopped on the Frontrunner and rode up to West Valley City to see their Arts and Culture Division’s production of West Side Story. For those not familiar with West Side Story, this show is a modern adaptation […]

Grassroots Presents a Perfect Evening of Shakespeare Under the Stars

Written by Eve Speer “This story shall the good man teach his son; And Crispin Crispian shall ne’er go by, From this day to the ending of the world, But we in it shall be remember’d; We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;”                                      Henry V, Act 4:3 […]

Grassroots Shakespeare Company’s The Tempest is a Storm of Fun

By Joel Applegate I have been wanting to write about this theatre company for some time now. With their production of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, the Grassroots Shakespeare Company has given me that chance. They are the Utah branch of a sister company in England. Grassroots Shakespeare was co-founded by […]