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.
For several years now, each season at Pioneer Theatre Company has included a concert production of a musical, including THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, CHESS, IN THE HEIGHTS, and LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. Always audience and critics' favorites, they feature a unique production style transported from New York City by artistic director Karen Azenberg. This year's show--DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, playing October 18-19--will surely prove to be no different. Azenberg graciously took time from her demanding preparation schedule to describe these concert productions and give a sneak peek of what's to come with DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS.BWW Review: CenterPoint's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME is Intricate and Stirring October 1, 2019
CenterPoint Legacy Theatre's extraordinary production of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME is visually intricate and emotionally stirring. The production is astonishingly well-conceived and carried out. It does justice to the beautiful story and score, and it is highly recommended.BWW Review: PHANTOM at Hale Centre Theatre is Magnificently Opulent September 27, 2019
Josh Strickland originated the title role in Disney's TARZAN on Broadway, appearing on the original cast album, and has continued his successful career in Las Vegas, television, and music. This summer and fall, he's starring in the unique red rock setting of Tuacahn Amphitheatre as Tarzan and Hercules in Disney's WHEN YOU WISH, which is a colorful revue of Disney music and characters, and as Eric in a reimagined production of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID. Strickland happily spoke with BroadwayWorld about his experience at Tuacahn and the time he's spent playing Tarzan on Broadway and beyond.BWW Review: New Musical A WALL APART at the Grand is Passionate August 19, 2019
A rare treat is in store for Utah audiences, as the beloved Broadway Princess Party will arrive in Sandy on Aug. 23 with Tony nominee Laura Osnes, who originated the title role in Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA on Broadway; Susan Egan, who originated the part of Belle in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on Broadway and voiced Meg in HERCULES; Christy Altomare, who was the first and only person to play Anya in ANASTASIA on Broadway; and Arielle Jacobs, who was the first to play Jasmine in the Australian production of ALADDIN and is currently playing the part on Broadway.
BroadwayWorld had the opportunity to chat with Osnes, Egan, and music director Benjamin Rauhala, who co-created Broadway Princess Party with Osnes, about the show and what's in store for Utah audiences.BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's CINDERELLA is a Lush Fantasy July 4, 2019
Pioneer Theatre Company's 2019-2020 season is filled with an eclectic array of exciting shows, many of which are coming direct from Broadway, and it opens with a pre-Broadway tryout of an off-Broadway hit. Artistic Director Karen Azenberg generously gave her time to speak with BroadwayWorld about how the season came together and what is in store, in addition to sharing the title of next year's concert production.BWW Review: STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Hale Centre Theatre is a Slice of Life March 30, 2019