Tyler Hinton has been a contributing editor at BroadwayWorld since January 2012. He has a BA from Brigham Young University (BYU) with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Theatre Studies. In the past, he has written for the BYU Daily Universe and the Connersville (Ind.) News-Examiner. He also has extensive experience with many aspects of theatre, including producing, directing, music directing, performing, writing, marketing, and reviewing.
Due to popular demand, the non-profit West Side Theatre Company will present an encore performance of its initial production--FIRST IMPRESSIONS: A BROADWAY BENEFIT CONCERT--on June 9.BWW Review: Kristin Chenoweth Enchants at BYU May 22, 2017
The non-profit West Side Theatre Company has recently been formed to bring more theatre to the west side of Utah Lake, including Eagle Mountain and Saratoga Springs. Its initial production will be FIRST IMPRESSIONS: A BROADWAY BENEFIT CONCERT on April 28, when its first full season of entertainment will be announced.BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is Meaningful April 19, 2017
MY FAIR LADY at SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem has everything you are looking for in a classic musical, with not-to-be missed leading performances at the top of the list.BWW Review: Lea Salonga is Flawless at BYU April 12, 2017
Tony-winning actress and international singing star Lea Salonga returned to Brigham Young University on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 to perform a concert of her hit songs and other memorable numbers with BYU's Chamber Orchestra. The concert was presented in BYU's de Jong Concert Hall as part of its BRAVO! professional performing arts series.
Lea Salonga's emotional resonance and power and purity of voice left the audience breathless with wonder at many moments throughout the evening. This was quite simply one of the best concerts many members of the audience may ever attend.BWW Review: THE LION KING at the Eccles is Spectacular March 27, 2017
The national tour of Disney's THE LION KING, currently playing at the new Eccles Theater, is filled with visual spectacle and larger-than-life wonder.THE LION KING is more than just a musical. It is an experience that is not to be missed and unlikely to ever be forgotten.BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's KING CHARLES III is Fascinating March 25, 2017
Tony-nominated composer Frank Wildhorn returned to Brigham Young University on Friday, March 17, 2017 to perform his music with Broadway vocalists. It was an absolute treat to hear Wildhorn's exhilarating music performed by such powerful vocal talent. It was a non-stop parade of impressive performance upon impressive performance.BWW Interview: Ashley Brown and Kevin Kern on Performing with Frank Wildhorn at BYU March 14, 2017
Tony-nominated composer Frank Wildhorn will return to Brigham Young University to perform his music with Broadway vocalists, including new songs and selections from THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, JEKYLL & HYDE, and more. The concert will be presented in BYU's de Jong Concert Hall as part of its BRAVO! professional performing arts series on Friday, March 17, 2017. For more information and to buy tickets, visit arts.byu.edu. Ashley Brown and Kevin Kern shared their thoughts on the upcoming concert with BroadwayWorld.BWW Review: CHESS at Pioneer Theatre Company is a Triumph March 11, 2017
Pioneer Theatre Company will present the concert version of CHESS (with scripts-in-hand and an onstage orchestra), running for three performances only, March 10 to March 11, 2017. Florence, the woman at the center of a dangerous love triangle, will be played by Coleen Sexton, who had her Broadway debut at 19 when she played Lucy in JEKYLL & HYDE (DVD cast). Sexton was excited to share with BroadwayWorld her thoughts about the production.BWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL at the Eccles is Cleverly Imaginative February 23, 2017
The University of Utah will present DOGFIGHT (music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, book by Peter Duchan) in the Babcock Theatre from February 3 to 19, 2016. Director and choreographer Denny Berry kindly took time out of the show's final preparations to share her insights on the musical and her production of it.BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at the Eccles is Bold and Heartfelt January 18, 2017
The new Eccles Theater is currently serving as the temporary home for the national tour of KINKY BOOTS--a heartfelt exploration of family and friendship. With a Tony-winning pop score, performances bolstered by emotional strength and bravery, and design that is both subtle and bold, this is an unusual show that really works.BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's FENCES is Layered January 10, 2017
Tyler Hinton's Picks:
1. NEWSIES at the Capitol Theatre, www.broadway-at-the-eccles.com
2. AN INSPECTOR CALLS at Pioneer Theatre Company, www.pioneertheatre.org
3. A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Utah Repertory Theater Company, www.utahrep.org
4. THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre Company, www.pioneertheatre.org
5. THE PIRATE QUEEN at Hale Centre Theatre, www.halecentretheatre.org
BEAUTIFUL at the Eccles Theater, www.broadway-at-the-eccles.com
JANE EYRE at Hale Center Theater Orem, www.haletheater.orgBWW Review: WHITE CHRISTMAS at the Eccles is Nostalgically Gratifying December 8, 2016
The Equity national tour of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS, currently playing at the new Eccles Theater, brings exactly the kind of nostalgia one is looking for at this time of year.