Hayley Westwood

Hayley Westwood

Hayley Westwood has been a contributing editor at BroadwayWorld in the Salt Lake City region for the last five years. She has an extensive background in both writing and theater. An Oklahoma native, Rodgers and Hammerstein lead her to an early love of musical theater when she learned a medley of songs from Oklahoma! for a kindergarten talent show. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and Public Relations from Oklahoma State University. She has been writing and singing most of her life and is self-proclaimed theatre buff. From NYC to Brisbane, Australia, she has seen a multitude of casts and shows and is delighted to be sharing reviews of the unbelievably talented performers of Utah with the readers of BroadwayWorld.com.






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Review: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at Eccles Theater
Review: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY at Eccles Theater
June 12, 2024

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY (book by Conor McPherson, music and lyrics by Bob Dylan) is a Tony-winning production, now on tour across the U.S., U.K. and Australia. The show is a re-imagining of 20 legendary Bob Dylan songs used to stitch together a patchwork of stories of several strangers in 1930s Duluth, Minnesota. 

Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC At Sundance Summer Theatre
Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC At Sundance Summer Theatre
July 31, 2023

What did our critic think of BWW REVIEW: THE SOUND OF MUSIC AT SUNDANCE SUMMER THEATRE at Sundance Summer Theatre?

Review: Jessica Vosk Leaves Audience At Utah Valley University's Noorda Center Cheering For More - Twice
Review: Jessica Vosk Leaves Audience At Utah Valley University's Noorda Center Cheering For More - Twice
January 26, 2023

What did our critic think of JESSICA VOSK LEAVES AUDIENCE BEGGING FOR MORE - TWICE at Noorda Center For The Performing Arts?

Review: BRIGHT STAR at CenterPoint Legacy Theater
Review: BRIGHT STAR at CenterPoint Legacy Theater
September 27, 2022

What did our critic think of BRIGHT STAR at CenterPoint Legacy Theater?

BWW REVIEW: A HEAVENLY PERFORMANCE FOR CENTERPOINT LEGACY'S SISTER ACT
BWW REVIEW: A HEAVENLY PERFORMANCE FOR CENTERPOINT LEGACY'S SISTER ACT
August 11, 2021

If you’re looking for non-stop fun and a cast that can blow the roof off with their killer vocals, you won’t want to miss CenterPoint Legacy Theatre’s performance of SISTER ACT.

BWW REVIEW: CAPTIVATING THEATER IN CENTERPOINT LEGACY'S THE RAINMAKER
BWW REVIEW: CAPTIVATING THEATER IN CENTERPOINT LEGACY'S THE RAINMAKER
July 31, 2021

THE RAINMAKER is a thoughtful examination of the human experience as seen through the eyes of one small ranch family during the Great Depression when an unexpected visitor comes into their lives. 

BWW REVIEW: 'Ya Got Trouble' In Centerpoint Legacy's THE MUSIC MAN
BWW REVIEW: 'Ya Got Trouble' In Centerpoint Legacy's THE MUSIC MAN
April 20, 2021

After 16 months waiting for opening night, the cast of THE MUSIC MAN sings louder than 76 trombones in a big parade.

BWW REVIEW: COME TO HER GARDEN - CENTERPOINT LEGACY'S THE SECRET GARDEN
BWW REVIEW: COME TO HER GARDEN - CENTERPOINT LEGACY'S THE SECRET GARDEN
January 18, 2021

After nearly a year without a full production due to COVID-19, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre in Centerville welcomes back theater goers for a beautiful rendition of THE SECRET GARDEN, spring version, by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon, directed by Jansen Davis.

BWW Feature: CHRISTMAS WITH THE TABERNACLE CHOIR FEATURING KELLI O'HARA AND RICHARD THOMAS
BWW Feature: CHRISTMAS WITH THE TABERNACLE CHOIR FEATURING KELLI O'HARA AND RICHARD THOMAS
December 11, 2020

Raindrops on roses, a full choir singing, dancing and music and handbells-a-ringing, Richard Thomas narrates while Kelli O’Hara sings - these are a few of our favorite things! 

BWW Previews: Broadway VILLAINS at CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
BWW Previews: Broadway VILLAINS at CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
October 9, 2020

To quote Wicked's Glinda the Good Witch, 'As terrifying as terror is, let us set aside our panic for one day, and celebrate!'

BWW Exclusive: Angels Among Us, Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert Featuring Kristin Chenoweth
BWW Exclusive: Angels Among Us, Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert Featuring Kristin Chenoweth
December 9, 2019

Kristin Chenoweth celebrates the reason for the season in the Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert premiering December 16 on PBS.

BWW Review: Blue Skies and a White Christmas at Centerpoint Legacy's HOLIDAY INN
BWW Review: Blue Skies and a White Christmas at Centerpoint Legacy's HOLIDAY INN
December 1, 2019

It wouldn't feel like Christmastime without classics like a?oeWhite Christmasa?? from Irving Berlin's HOLIDAY INN, which you can catch in person now at CenterPoint Legacy Theatre! 

BWW Review:  AUDRA MCDONALD SPREADS LOVE AND HOPE AT NOORDA CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
BWW Review: AUDRA MCDONALD SPREADS LOVE AND HOPE AT NOORDA CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
October 8, 2019

In her recent show at the beautiful Noorda Center for the Performing Arts on the Utah Valley University campus in Orem, McDonald was absolutely captivating.

BWW Interview: THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY IS IN THE BUSINESS OF MAKING DREAMS COME TRUE IN UTAH
BWW Interview: THE BROADWAY PRINCESS PARTY IS IN THE BUSINESS OF MAKING DREAMS COME TRUE IN UTAH
June 22, 2019

If you're not one of the millions of people who are crazy about the Broadway Princess Party, it's time to get on board!

BWW Interview: MICHAEL FEINSTEIN TO SHARE HIS GIFT OF MUSIC AT THE LAYTON AMPHITHEATRE
BWW Interview: MICHAEL FEINSTEIN TO SHARE HIS GIFT OF MUSIC AT THE LAYTON AMPHITHEATRE
June 22, 2019

The Davis Arts Council has some treats in store for Utah's BroadwayWorld readers this summer, starting July 2 with the Michael Feinstein concert and later with the Broadway Princess Party on August 24, both at the Edward A. Kenley Centennial Amphitheater in Layton.

BWW Review: More Than One Singular Sensation at The Ziegfeld Theater's A CHORUS LINE
BWW Review: More Than One Singular Sensation at The Ziegfeld Theater's A CHORUS LINE
June 17, 2019

Ever wonder what it would have been like to audition for a Broadway musical in 1975?

BWW Review: Singing and Dancing Nuns in CenterPoint Legacy's NUNSENSE A MUSICAL COMEDY
BWW Review: Singing and Dancing Nuns in CenterPoint Legacy's NUNSENSE A MUSICAL COMEDY
June 17, 2019

Whatever it is you're expecting from NUNSENSE A MUSICAL COMEDY, I have a feeling you'll be in for a surprise. It's energetic and interactive before you even step into the theatre.

BWW Review: I Could Have Danced All Night at CenterPoint Legacy's MY FAIR LADY
BWW Review: I Could Have Danced All Night at CenterPoint Legacy's MY FAIR LADY
June 17, 2019

Grace, beauty, humor, anger, and love abound in CenterPoint Legacy's stunning rendition of MY FAIR LADY.

BWW Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Ziegfeld Theater
BWW Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Ziegfeld Theater
May 1, 2019

April showers bring...even more showers in May! And after a beautiful opening weekend of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, you'll be just as happy about it as flowers, anyway.



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