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Tyler Hinton

Tyler Hinton

Tyler Hinton has been a contributing editor at BroadwayWorld since January 2012. He has a BA from Brigham Young University (BYU) in Communications 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. In addition to reviewing, he has extensive experience with many aspects of theatre, including writing, producing, directing, music directing, designing, singing, acting, marketing, publicity, and operations.




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LAST 30 DAYS

BWW: Playwright Ellen Simon on the Delayed PTC Premiere of Her New Play ASS and on He PhotoBWW: Playwright Ellen Simon on the Delayed PTC Premiere of Her New Play ASS and on Her Father, Neil Simon
Posted: Oct. 9, 2021


BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Hale Center Theater Orem is Gripping PhotoBWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Hale Center Theater Orem is Gripping
Posted: Oct. 16, 2021


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's LES MISERABLES is a Stained Glass Spectacle PhotoBWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's LES MISERABLES is a Stained Glass Spectacle
Posted: Apr. 10, 2021


Best of Utah Theater in 2020: Salt Lake City BWW Reviewer's Favorite Shows PhotoBest of Utah Theater in 2020: Salt Lake City BWW Reviewer's Favorite Shows
Posted: Jan. 2, 2021


BWW Review: Iconic Adam Pascal Brings Broadway to Layton PhotoBWW Review: Iconic Adam Pascal Brings Broadway to Layton
Posted: Jan. 25, 2021


BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's A TALE OF TWO CITIES is Evocative PhotoBWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's A TALE OF TWO CITIES is Evocative
Posted: Feb. 3, 2021


BWW Review: The World Premiere of 1820 THE MUSICAL is Moving and Modern PhotoBWW Review: The World Premiere of 1820 THE MUSICAL is Moving and Modern
Posted: Aug. 11, 2021


BWW Review: Hale Academy's DESCENDANTS is a Smashing Regional Premiere PhotoBWW Review: Hale Academy's DESCENDANTS is a Smashing Regional Premiere
Posted: Mar. 6, 2021


BWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY at the SCERA is Vivacious PhotoBWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY at the SCERA is Vivacious
Posted: Feb. 8, 2021


BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Hale Center Theater Orem is Gripping
October 16, 2021

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Hale Center Theater Orem is a well-crafted production of a stunningly emotional and complex musical. 

BWW: Playwright Ellen Simon on the Delayed PTC Premiere of Her New Play ASS and on Her Father, Neil Simon
October 9, 2021

Ellen Simon, who is the daughter of famed playwright Neil Simon, kindly opened up to BroadwayWorld about ASS, its delayed opening, her friend and collaborator PTC artistic director Karen Azenberg, and the impact of their fathers’ careers on their own.

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's THE MOUSETRAP is Engrossing
September 18, 2021

Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP on Hale Centre Theatre's Jewel Box Stage is a thoroughly engrossing mystery that is well produced, directed, and performed.

BWW Review: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Pioneer Theatre Company is a Euphoric Celebration
September 13, 2021

Pioneer Theatre Company’s professional production of AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ is billed as a joyous, feel-good celebration of live theatre, and it doesn’t disappoint. As Equity actors solemnly return to PTC’s stage after an 18-month absence, they elicit tender emotions that eventually explode in elation.

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's THE SECRET GARDEN is Special
September 7, 2021

THE SECRET GARDEN on the Hale Centre Theatre Centre Stage in Sandy is a special mounting of a special musical--a feast for the eyes, ears, and soul.

BWW Review: The World Premiere of 1820 THE MUSICAL is Moving and Modern
August 11, 2021

1820 THE MUSICAL at the Covey Center for the Arts is the world premiere of a moving, modern new musical about Joseph and Emma Smith. With a HAMILTON-inspired physical production and strong musical score mirroring THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (both also recent musicals about 19th-century visionaries), and book reminiscent of the Temple Square visitors center film JOSEPH SMITH: PROPHET OF THE RESTORATION, it tells the oft-repeated story with contemporary sensibilities.

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's GUYS AND DOLLS is a Bold Technicolor Marvel
July 17, 2021

One of the hallmarks of the Golden Age Technicolor musical films was the extended dream or song sequence, full of bold primary colors, stylized sets, and big movement. GUYS AND DOLLS, playing on the Hale Centre Theatre Centre Stage is an uncanny reproduction of that look and feeling, from the costumes to the scenic design to the performances. 

BWW Review: SCERA's MATILDA is Simply Sensational
July 3, 2021

Roald Dahl’s MATILDA at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre is a simply sensational community theatre production with solid performances, eye-popping visuals, and top-notch choreography. 

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE is a Love Letter
June 26, 2021

ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE on Hale Centre Theatre’s Jewel Box Stage is a love letter to the beloved singer and her pioneering brand of country, as well as both fandom and friendship. 

BWW Review: SCERA's TARZAN is All About Family
June 5, 2021

Disney’s TARZAN at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre is all about family, not only because of its message of familial love and acceptance, but because multiple families are participating onstage and behind the scenes together.  And it’s the perfect show to gather your whole family and see together on the SCERA’s grassy hill under the stars. 

Todrick Hall to Perform in Salt Lake City Fri. Jun. 4
June 1, 2021

Renowned Broadway/pop music performer and YouTube sensation Todrick Hall will headline a concert fundraiser on Friday, June 4, at the Union Event Center in Salt Lake City, in a benefit for the Utah Pride Center. Use the code THEATER50 for a 50 percent discount: skyfall.ticketspice.com/pride.

BWW Review: EMMA Entrances at Hale Center Theater Orem
May 13, 2021

Jane Austen’s EMMA at Hale Center Theater Orem is an entrancing musical romance that deftly explores character and relationships. Devotees of Jane Austen shouldn’t miss the opportunity to see this enjoyable new musical adaptation of her beloved novel.

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's DADDY LONG LEGS Tugs at the Heartstrings
April 17, 2021

DADDY LONG LEGS on Hale Centre Theatre’s Jewel Box Stage tugs at the heartstrings with its plucky heroine, touching music, and sweet love story. The music, characters, and story of DADDY LONG LEGS creep up on the audience and unexpectedly wash over them like nothing else.  If you’ve never seen this lovely little show, it’s a joy to experience and one that you simply cannot miss.

BWW Review: You'll Laugh a Lot at SCERA's SPAMALOT
April 13, 2021

Be prepared to laugh a lot at the SCERA’s solid community theatre production of Monty Python’s SPAMALOT, filled with witty zingers, clever sight gags, and production numbers every bit as over-the-top as they should be.

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's LES MISERABLES is a Stained Glass Spectacle
April 10, 2021

The only production of LES MISERABLES currently playing anywhere in the world is the one on Hale Centre Theatre’s Centre Stage--an all-out spectacle with burnished visuals and vocals. Scene after scene amazes the audience with its artistry, lush lighting reminiscent of stained glass, and immense scale. This is quite possibly one of the most spectacular productions of LES MISERABLES ever staged.

BWW Review: Hale Academy's DESCENDANTS is a Smashing Regional Premiere
March 6, 2021

Hale Center Theater Orem’s Hale Academy is presenting the regional premiere of Disney’s DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL. It’s a smashingly successful production with staging, costumes, lighting, and performances that bring the story and characters to life.

BWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY at the SCERA is Vivacious
February 8, 2021

FREAKY FRIDAY, presented by the SCERA’s nationally award-winning high school performing team, Acting Up!, is a cut above the average high school performance. It is a vivacious, thoroughly enjoyable production on any level.

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's A TALE OF TWO CITIES is Evocative
February 3, 2021

It is nearly impossible for Hale Centre Theatre to surpass its 2011 regional premiere of A TALE OF TWO CITIES, which is still a theatre-going highlight for many who were lucky enough to attend. However, its stunning new production of the show has much to recommend it, with bold imagery, meaningful moments, and haunting performances.

BWW Review: Iconic Adam Pascal Brings Broadway to Layton
January 25, 2021

It is a rare treat to see a major Broadway performer in concert during a pandemic, and in Layton, Utah, no less. Original RENT and AIDA star Adam Pascal appeared at Layton High School on Sat. Jan. 23, 2021 to provide increasingly important aid for live theatre and education in a fundraising concert for On Pitch Performing Arts (OPPA!) and the high school’s drama department.

Best of Utah Theater in 2020: Salt Lake City BWW Reviewer's Favorite Shows
January 2, 2021

Tyler Hinton's Picks: 1. STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL at Hale Centre Theatre, www.hct.org 2. DEAR EVAN HANSEN at the Eccles Theater, www.broadway-at-the-eccles.com 3. MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Hale Centre Theatre, www.hct.org 4. MARY STUART at Pioneer Theatre Company, www.pioneertheatre.org 5. A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL at the SCERA, www.scera.org



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