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Hale Center Theater Orem to Produce Disney's TARZAN Hale Center Theater Orem to Produce Disney's TARZAN
by BWW News Desk on May 29, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Based on Disney's epic animated musical and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan tells the story of an infant castaway orphan rescued and raised by gorillas. (more...)
Non-Profit Theater Company Seeks To Expand Scope Of Utah County Theater Scene Non-Profit Theater Company Seeks To Expand Scope Of Utah County Theater Scene
by BWW News Desk on May 28, 2017 in Salt Lake City

An Other Theater Company, a small Utah County based company that has previously produced shows at the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival and at the Canyon Glen Amphitheatre, is moving to a permanent blackbox theater space in the Provo Towne Centre mall. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 5/28/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 5/28/2017
by BWW on May 28, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/28/2017 for Salt Lake City (more...)
SCERA Shell's HAIRSPRAY is First Musical of Summer Season SCERA Shell's HAIRSPRAY is First Musical of Summer Season
by BWW News Desk on May 26, 2017 in Salt Lake City

The first emotion audiences will see in the award-winning musical "Hairspray" at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre is unabashed joy. Lovable plus size teen Tracy Turnblad begins the show with an enthusiastic love song to Baltimore as she dances and sings while wearing the signature mile-high bouffant hairdo sported by teen girls everywhere in 1962 America. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 26, 2017 in Salt Lake City

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature DIRTY DANCING, LES MISERABLES, WICKED and More! (more...)
UtahPresents Announces 2017-18 Season UtahPresents Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2017 in Salt Lake City

UtahPresents, the performing arts presenter on the University of Utah campus, announces its 2017-18 line-up of exciting performances, providing an abundance of creative and cultural experiences for the campus and regional community. (more...)
WEST SIDE STORY to Hit Utah Cultural Celebration Center's Outdoor Amphitheater WEST SIDE STORY to Hit Utah Cultural Celebration Center's Outdoor Amphitheater
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2017 in Salt Lake City

A timeless classic, West Side Story tells the story of star-crossed lovers caught in a turf war between rival ethnic gangs, played out in the streets of Manhattan. Come sing along with the Grammy-winning score, which include classics 'Something's Coming,' 'Maria,' 'America,' 'Somewhere,' 'Tonight,' 'I Feel Pretty,' 'Jet Song,' and 'Cool. (more...)
West Side Theatre Co. Encores Successful FIRST IMPRESSIONS: A BROADWAY BENEFIT CONCERT West Side Theatre Co. Encores Successful FIRST IMPRESSIONS: A BROADWAY BENEFIT CONCERT
by Tyler Hinton on May 24, 2017 in Salt Lake City

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. (more...)
Utah Symphony Announces Contract Extension for Music Director Thierry Fischer Through 2021-22 Season Utah Symphony Announces Contract Extension for Music Director Thierry Fischer Through 2021-22 Season
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera President and CEO Paul Meecham and Board Chair Dave Petersen today announced an extension of Thierry Fischer's contract as Utah Symphony Music Director through the 2021-22 season. The agreement extends the current contract, set to expire at the end of the 2018-19 season, for an additional three years. Mr. Fischer was named Music Director in September 2009, and his first full season in this role was the Utah Symphony's 2011-12 season. (more...)
Utah Shakespeare Festival Welcomes Frank Mack as New Executive Producer Utah Shakespeare Festival Welcomes Frank Mack as New Executive Producer
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Salt Lake City

???????The Utah Shakespeare Festival announced today the hiring of Frank Mack, a veteran of theatre companies across the United States, as its new executive producer, replacing the recently retired R. Scott Phillips. Mack will join the Utah Shakespeare Festival on September 1. (more...)
BWW Review: Kristin Chenoweth Enchants at BYU BWW Review: Kristin Chenoweth Enchants at BYU
by Tyler Hinton on May 22, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Emmy and Tony-winning star of stage and screen Kristin Chenoweth made an emotional and entertaining Brigham Young University debut on Friday and Saturday, May 19 and 20, 2017. The concert was presented in BYU's de Jong Concert Hall as part of its BRAVO! professional performing arts series. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 5/21/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 5/21/2017
by BWW on May 21, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/21/2017 for Salt Lake City (more...)
Review Roundup: PTC's THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES Review Roundup: PTC's THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk on May 19, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Pioneer Theatre Company previously announced Donny Osmond's involvement in the upcoming production of the musical The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Review, running May 5 - 20, 2017. Osmond will serve as the recorded voice of 'Florenz Ziegfeld,' a role recorded by Gregory Peck in the original Broadway production. Osmond has contributed his time and talent in support of Pioneer Theatre Company. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 19, 2017 in Salt Lake City

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL, HEDWIG, OKLAHOMA, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
Brazilian Singer-Songwriter Seu Jorge to Bring THE LIFE ACQUATIC - A TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE to Eccles Theater Brazilian Singer-Songwriter Seu Jorge to Bring THE LIFE ACQUATIC - A TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE to Eccles Theater
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Jorge will perform these songs, and those he recorded for the 2005 album The Life Aquatic - Studio Sessions featuring Seu Jorge, in his critically acclaimed live show The Life Aquatic - A Tribute to David Bowie, which will tour North American in June and September. (more...)
Maestro Fischer Leads Utah Symphony and Guest Violinist Simone Porter in THE RITE OF SPRING Maestro Fischer Leads Utah Symphony and Guest Violinist Simone Porter in THE RITE OF SPRING
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2017 in Salt Lake City

On May 26 and 27 at 7:30 PM, Maestro Thierry Fischer leads the Utah Symphony and guest violinist Simone Porter in the final Masterworks performance of the 2016-17 season featuring Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring." Also on the concert repertoire are works by Tchaikovsky and Varese. (more...)
WILD KRATTS–LIVE! PBS Kids Show Comes to Life on Stage in Salt Lake City WILD KRATTS–LIVE! PBS Kids Show Comes to Life on Stage in Salt Lake City
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2017 in Salt Lake City

The wildly popular PBS KIDS television show, WILD KRATTS, is coming to the live stage. Wild Kratts LIVE! will be at the Eccles Theater on Saturday, September 30 at 1pm. Tickets go on-sale Friday, May 19 at 10am and can be purchased at www.Live-at-the-Eccles.com, by phone (801-355-ARTS) at the Eccles Theater box office located at 131 Main Street in Salt Lake City.  Tickets are $42.50-$20.  A limited number of VIP tickets, including a meet & greet with the Kratt Brothers, are available for $100.  Wild Kratts is presented in Salt Lake City by Live at the Eccles and KUED Channel 7 with support from Garff Automotive Group.  (more...)
MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 to Kick Off Live Tour This Summer; Tickets on Sale Friday! MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 to Kick Off Live Tour This Summer; Tickets on Sale Friday!
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2017 in Salt Lake City

For the first time ever, join Joel Hodgson, creator of the critically acclaimed 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' TV show and its new host Jonah Heston (Jonah Ray) as they bring the first live touring production of 'MST3K' to a city near you on the 'Watch Out for Snakes!' Tour. (more...)
Photo Flash: Winners Unveiled for 2017 Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards Photo Flash: Winners Unveiled for 2017 Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Two Utah high school performers are on their way to New York City after winning The Chevron Award for Best Actress and Best Actor in the seventh annual Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards held in the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City May 13. Jessica Lewis from DaVinci Academy won for her role as Miriam in 'Fly By Night' and Levi Hopkins from Ridgeline High School won for his portrayal of Gomez Addams in 'The Addams Family.' Scroll down for photos from the ceremony! (more...)
'Run Girl Run: A Healthy Running Workshop' Helps Women Reduce Stress Through Exercise, 5/21-22 'Run Girl Run: A Healthy Running Workshop' Helps Women Reduce Stress Through Exercise, 5/21-22
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2017 in Salt Lake City

SoulSalt, Inc, a life strategies and business coaching company, presents Run Girl Run: A Healthy Running Workshop, a weekend-long educational event providing women with tools to safely and effectively improve their fitness while reducing stress. The workshop takes place May 21 - 22, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. 'Until recently, the way stress affects health-women's health in particular-wasn't well understood,' says the workshop's keynote speaker, Elinor Fish. 'Many women struggle to maintain a fitness routine without getting injured or burned out, but it's not their fault. Their daily stress works against their best intentions. This workshop will give them the tools to lower stress while getting fit in a way that's fun, easy and rewarding.' Mindful running coach and writer Elinor Fish opens the workshop at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning with a presentation about the impact mental stress has on the physical body. This presentation sets the tone for the breakout sessions to follow that offer attendees tools and techniques for improving mental and physical wellbeing through mindful movement. Run Girl Run: A Healthy Running Workshop features interactive classes, running form assessments and group runs suited to runners of all levels. Experienced runners and beginner runners alike will receive long-lasting and highly impactful coaching, self-care and injury-prevention solutions from a panel of female fitness and wellness experts including: Elinor Fish, mindful running coach, Run Wild Retreats Discover the mindful running techniques that help you reduce stress while sustainably and easily building fitness. Bobby Jo Benegas, personal trainer, Drive Performance Learn how to perform a set of precise, must-do gym exercises to keep you running strong and injury free. Lyn Christian, life strategist and business coach, Soul Salt This discovery sessions help you uncover what it takes for you to be true to yourself no matter what your movement plan or exercise program. Susan McLaughlin, physical therapist, Align Integration and Movement Learn to nourish your joints and muscles while building a strong framework for a sustainable running practice. The workshop will be held May 21 to 22, 2016 at Meet Me on 33rd, 1565 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, Utah. Tickets are $250 ($225 if you book before mid March) and can be purchased at soulsalt.com/event/run-girl-run/. Lunch on Saturday and brunch on Sunday are included. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 5/14/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 5/14/2017
by BWW on May 14, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/14/2017 for Salt Lake City (more...)
CABARET to Bring the Kit Kat Club to The Ziegfeld Theater This June CABARET to Bring the Kit Kat Club to The Ziegfeld Theater This June
by BWW News Desk on May 12, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Kander and Ebb's 8-time Tony award-winning masterpiece has stood the test of time, including multiple Broadway revivals and tours as well as the film starring Liza Minelli, thanks in part to a beloved score with songs such as "Maybe this Time," "Willkommen" and "Cabaret." Presenting a world where nothing is as it seems yet entertaining to the last note, this dark, haunting musical drama remains as thoughtful and relevant today as ever. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 12, 2017 in Salt Lake City

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature LE CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in Birmingham, IN THE HEIGHTS in Connecticut and More! (more...)
RDT Travels to Bears Ears with ZviDance to Kickstart Choreographic Process RDT Travels to Bears Ears with ZviDance to Kickstart Choreographic Process
by BWW News Desk on May 10, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Repertory Dance Theatre's newest commission, Sacred Lands/Sacred Waters, kicks off this week with a trip to Bear Ears National Monument. The dancers of RDT are traveling around the area with guides from Utah Dine Bikeyah to be inspired by the stories imbedded in the landscape and the people who call it home. (more...)
Renee Elise Goldsberry, Alan Menken, Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara and More Slated for BYU's 2017-18 BRAVO! Season Renee Elise Goldsberry, Alan Menken, Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara and More Slated for BYU's 2017-18 BRAVO! Season
by BWW News Desk on May 10, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Celebrated musicians, innovative theater-makers and acclaimed dancers converge upon the stages of Brigham Young University's Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center in a dynamic new season of exhilarating live performances by the creme de la creme of the performing arts world as part of the 2017-18 BRAVO! season. (more...)