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.
Tony winner and five-time Tony nominee Laura Benanti regaled the audience with her delicious humor, inimitable acting, and distinctive vocals at Brigham Young University as part of its BRAVO! season on Friday, September 7, 2018.BWW Review: Megan Hilty is a Star at the SCERA September 4, 2018
Tony-nominated Broadway and television actress Megan Hilty was an absolute star in her concert with the Utah Valley Symphony at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre on Saturday, September 1, 2018. Hilty's powerhouse, multifaceted vocals and sparkling, likable personality combined to create a phenomenal concert that left no room to doubt why she has so many devoted fans.BWW Review: DADDY LONG LEGS at Hale Center Theater Orem is a Small Treasure August 30, 2018
Tony-nominated Broadway and television actress Megan Hilty, known for starring roles on NBC's SMASH and in the original cast of 9 TO 5, will perform in concert with the Utah Valley Symphony at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre on Saturday, September 1, 2018. The much-loved performer, who got her start as Glinda in WICKED, was able to take time out of her busy schedule to speak with BroadwayWorld about what audiences can expect.BWW Interview: Stars of Tuacahn's THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, MATILDA, and CINDERELLA on Their Experience August 16, 2018
This summer and fall, Tuacahn Center for the Arts is presenting three exciting productions in repertory at its one-of-a-kind outdoor amphitheatre, including one of the very first productions in the world of DreamWorks' THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, the first production of Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL following its national tour, and one of the first regional productions of Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA. Three actors were happy to speak with BroadwayWorld about their time at Tuacahn.BWW Review: THE PRINCE OF EGPYT at Tuacahn is a Breathtaking Gift August 3, 2018
THE PRINCE OF EGYPT at the Tuacahn Amphitheatre is a breathtaking musical with originality and depth, theatricality and spectacle. It is without a doubt worth continued development, and it is already very close to ready for a Broadway bow, cast album, and eventual licensing. The world deserves to see and hear the gift that the creative team and Tuacahn have already given to Utah audiences.BWW Interview: A Conversation Between a Director and Costume Designer at West Side Theatre Company July 27, 2018
BroadwayWorld was given the unique opportunity to capture a conversation between the director and costume designer of West Side Theatre Company's imaginative upcoming production of J.M. Barrie's classic play PETER PAN. Director Aubrey Warner and costume designer Jess Wallace Nielsen have worked together on two previous shows at the theatre company: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and the Utah premiere of PRIDE & PREJUDICE - THE MUSICAL. Below, Warner asks Wallace questions to explore her creative process.BWW Review: Matthew Morrison and Laura Michelle Kelly Join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein July 23, 2018
Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe nominee Matthew Morrison (GLEE, HAIRSPRAY, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA) and Olivier-winning Laura Michelle Kelly (who originated the title role in MARY POPPINS) were the special guests at a splendid Mormon Tabernacle Choir tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein, also featuring the Orchestra at Temple Square and narrated by Oscar "Andy" Hammerstein III. The one-of-a-kind event was presented free of charge as a gift to the community Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the impressive 21,000-seat Conference Center. It is available to view online in full (in five languages) at www.mormontabernaclechoir.org.BWW Review: Donny & Marie Share Their New Show in Sandy July 20, 2018
Utah's beloved Osmond siblings Donny & Marie hit the stage of the Sandy Amphitheater on July 18, 2018 in an encore engagement of their Las Vegas show, newly updated with exciting changes for its 10th anniversary. They put on a thoroughly entertaining concert with high production values that was filled with nostalgia while remaining current and relevant.BWW Review: Disney's MY SON PINOCCHIO at Hale Centre Theatre is Enchanting July 17, 2018
West Side Theatre Company announces an extension to the previously announced run of its unique, imaginative production of J.M. Barrie's 'Peter Pan' with the addition of a Thursday performance. Tickets are now on sale at www.westsidetheatreco.org.BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's NEWSIES is Realistic June 30, 2018
On the heels of its sold-out production of the Broadway-bound "Pride & Prejudice - The Musical," West Side Theatre Company announces its exciting second season, kicking off with an impressive and moving original concert, THE STRUGGLE IS REAL, on Friday,April 27 and Saturday,April 28. Season and concert tickets are now on sale at www.westsidetheatreco.org.BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's THE MUSIC MAN is a Pleasant Diversion April 19, 2018
The national tour of the smash hit musical HAMILTON ignites the Eccles Theater in its long-awaited Utah debut. HAMILTON will be remembered throughout the annals of musical theatre as a show that changed the trajectory of the art form. If you are one of the lucky ones with a ticket to see this phenomenal production, you will always remember that you had a seat in the room where it happened.BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's TUCK EVERLASTING is Glorious April 6, 2018
The regional premiere of the Broadway musical TUCK EVERLASTING, playing at Hale Centre Theatre's Jewel Box Theatre in Sandy, is a glorious production grounded in homespun heart.BWW Review: RIVERDANCE Tour Enlivens the Eccles April 4, 2018
The RIVERDANCE 20 Years tour enlivens the Eccles Theater with its entrancing celebration of world dance. The Irish dancing phenomenon RIVERDANCE is a brand of entertainment beloved the world over since it first premiered more than two decades ago. The precision and artistry of its performers are legendary, and this production is no exception with its flurry of flying feet in perfect synchronization.