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BWW Review: SCERA's MATILDA is Simply Sensational Photo BWW Review: SCERA's MATILDA is Simply Sensational
by Tyler Hinton - Jul 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: SCERA's A CHRISTMAS STORY is Impressive Photo BWW Review: SCERA's A CHRISTMAS STORY is Impressive
by Tyler Hinton - Dec 5, 2020

A CHRISTMAS STORY at the SCERA is a truly great community theatre production of a truly great musical. If you are able to see one of the few live productions available this holiday season, support the SCERA and see a wonderful musical from top to bottom.

A CHRISTMAS STORY- THE MUSICAL Opens at SCERA November 27 Photo A CHRISTMAS STORY- THE MUSICAL Opens at SCERA November 27
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2020

Director DeLayne Bluth Dayton has wanted to direct “A Christmas Story: the Musical” for a long time, but the show was never available. The rights were consistently snagged by touring companies.

SCERA Brings CINDERELLA To The Outdoor Stage Photo SCERA Brings CINDERELLA To The Outdoor Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2020

In the Rodgers and Hammerstein version of the classic a?oeCinderella,a?? it takes the prince fewer than 10 minutes to fall in love with an unknown beauty who enters the kingdom's ballroom half an hour before midnight.

BWW Feature: Live Theatre Triumphantly Returns to the SCERA with THE SCARLET PIMPERNE Photo BWW Feature: Live Theatre Triumphantly Returns to the SCERA with THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
by Tyler Hinton - Jun 8, 2020

The SCERA realized it would be able to comply with state and local guidelines, keeping audiences safe while also providing them the live theatrical experience they've been unable to indulge in for several months. And after the dearth of opportunities to attend a performance in person, it was electrifying to hear live singing again and express appreciation communally through applause. The SCERA produces community theatre at its best, and THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL is no exception, providing an enjoyable evening out with impressive talent and production values.

BWW Interview: SCERA Executives on Streaming A NIGHT OF BROADWAY “Quarantine Editio Photo BWW Interview: SCERA Executives on Streaming A NIGHT OF BROADWAY “Quarantine Edition”
by Tyler Hinton - Apr 28, 2020

A favorite tradition of Orem's SCERA is A NIGHT OF BROADWAY--the annual concert that showcases local performers in songs from musicals. The show will go on this year in a special fully produced 'Quarantine Edition' that has been newly rehearsed, designed, and professionally filmed especially for streaming through social distancing. Adam J. Robertson, President and CEO of SCERA, and April Berlin, Operations Manager/Marketing and Development, spoke with BroadwayWorld about the concert and some of the effects of the pandemic on the community organization.

SCERA Indoor Season Opens With JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Photo SCERA Indoor Season Opens With JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2019

Wanting to open their 2019-2020 Indoor Season in colorful fashion, SCERA Center for the Arts is producing what is arguably one of Utah's most popular musicals a?" a?oeJoseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoata?? Sept. 13-Oct. 5 @ 7:30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

City Springs Theatre Presents HAIRSPRAY Photo City Springs Theatre Presents HAIRSPRAY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2019

City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company, presents the fantastically fun 'HAIRSPRAY The Broadway Musical,' winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, playing the beautiful Byers Theatre at The Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) July 12th through the 21st. Tickets are $30-$62, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel. Visit www.CitySpringsTheatre.com or call 404-477-4365 for more information.

Race To SCERA to Catch the World Premiere Of THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE TORTOISE AND THE Photo Race To SCERA to Catch the World Premiere Of THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE
by Julie Musbach - Jan 21, 2019

The latest musical collaboration between local playwrights Chase Ramsey and David Paul Smith offers a twist on the children's tale of a tortoise and a hare as SCERA presents the world premiere 50-minute musical on Feb. 4,8,11,15,18 and 22 @ 7:00pm at SCERA Center for the Arts.

BWW Review: SCERA's THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER: THE MUSICAL is a Feel-Good Utah  Photo BWW Review: SCERA's THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER: THE MUSICAL is a Feel-Good Utah Premiere
by Tyler Hinton - Dec 1, 2018

The Utah premiere of THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER: THE MUSICAL, presented by the SCERA Center for the Arts, is a great family night out for the holidays. 

SCERA Presents Utah Premiere Of THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT: THE MUSICAL Photo SCERA Presents Utah Premiere Of THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT: THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2018

The horrible Herdmans are arguably the worst children in the world, but these six delinquent outsiders who create mayhem when they try out for their community's annual Christmas pageant also create a classic story that has charmed audiences for more than four decades.

BWW Review: 42ND STREET at City Springs Theatre Photo BWW Review: 42ND STREET at City Springs Theatre
by Amy Zipperer - Sep 19, 2018

Look out, Atlanta! There's a new musical theatre hotspot in town! The City Springs Theatre Company opened its inaugural season in the Byers Theatre at City Springs Civic Center over the weekend with a razzle-dazzle production of the fluffy 1980 tuner 42nd Street, adapted from the Bradford Ropes novel and the subsequent 1933 film of the same name. The lavishly staged production, featuring Tony Award Winner Shuler Hensley, who also serves as the Associate Artistic Director for the new company, and Atlanta favorite Deborah Bowman at her best, is a bonafide triumph for director Brandt Blocker. It's well-acted. It's well-sung. And… those dancing feet. Oh, those dancing feet!

Photo Flash: City Springs Theatre Presents 42ND STREET Photo Photo Flash: City Springs Theatre Presents 42ND STREET
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 18, 2018

City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company presents Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley in '42nd Street,' the ultimate Broadway musical, playing at the brand-new Byers Theatre at The Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) September 14th through the 23rd. Tickets are $30-$62, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel. Visit www.CitySpringsTheatre.com or call 404-477-4365 for more information.

Tony Award Winner Shuler Hensley To Headline City Springs Theatre's 42ND STREET Photo Tony Award Winner Shuler Hensley To Headline City Springs Theatre's 42ND STREET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company presents Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley in '42nd Street,' the ultimate Broadway musical, playing at the brand-new Byers Theatre at The Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) September 14th through the 23rd. Tickets are $30-$62, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel.

SCERA Kicks Off 85th Anniversary With THE WIZARD OF OZ Photo SCERA Kicks Off 85th Anniversary With THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2018

Whenever DeLayne Bluth Dayton directs a show she especially likes, she finds a way to appear on stage, often popping up in a place that even surprises her actors. "I'm kind of like Alfred Hitchcock who did that in his films," she laughs.

2018 Suzi Bass Award Nominations Announced Photo 2018 Suzi Bass Award Nominations Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 27, 2018

The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2017-2018 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, August 27, to patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party was generously hosted by Synchronicity Theatre, at 7:30pm, One Peachtree Pointe, 1545 Peachtree St. NE #102, Atlanta.  

Tony Award Winner Shuler Hensley To Headline City Springs Theatre's 42ND STREET Photo Tony Award Winner Shuler Hensley To Headline City Springs Theatre's 42ND STREET
by Julie Musbach - Aug 9, 2018

City Springs Theatre, Atlanta's newest professional theatre company presents Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley in '42nd Street,' the ultimate Broadway musical, playing at the brand-new Byers Theatre at The Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs) September 14th through the 23rd. Tickets are $30-$62, with discounts for seniors, students, groups, and active and retired military personnel.

Photo Flash: BIG RIVER Rolls Into SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre Photo Photo Flash: BIG RIVER Rolls Into SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2018

Zack Elzey might be playing Huckleberry Finn and Jonathan Gustavson might be portraying runaway slave Jim, but the biggest star of the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre's upcoming musical might just be a river.

Announcing Theatrical Outfit's 2018-2019 Season Of Beauty Photo Announcing Theatrical Outfit's 2018-2019 Season Of Beauty
by A.A. Cristi - May 14, 2018

Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta's second-oldest continuously-operating professional theatre, proudly announces its dynamic 2018-2019 Season of Beauty, which includes: The Book of Will, America's most-produced living playwright and Georgia native Lauren Gunderson's love letter to theatre's timeless superstar, Will Shakespeare; The Royale, Marco Ramirez's stylized, blazingly theatrical look at the high stakes, segregated world of boxing at the turn of the twentieth century based on the true story of fighter Jack Johnson; the return of our sparkling holiday smash hit Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon; Lee Hall's The Pitmen Painters, a humorous tale of character over class in the British mining community and high society art circles set between the World Wars; I Love to Eat, Pulitzer Prize nominee James Still's salty culinary voyage around the world of love, life, and comfort food starring Atlanta stage vet William S. Murphey as celebrity chef James Beard; Five Guys Named Moe, an exuberant musical overflowing with hit songs by R&B pioneer Louis Jordan; the return of our Unexpected Play Festival; and a jazz concert series from renowned trumpeter and vocalist Joe Gransden with special guest singers. Our 2018-2019 Season of Beauty, featuring five plays, one musical, and special events, offers something for everyone.

Photo Flash: It's Better Down Where It's Wetter! First Look at  Serenbe's THE LITTLE  Photo Photo Flash: It's Better Down Where It's Wetter! First Look at Serenbe's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Julie Musbach - Apr 5, 2018

Serenbe Playhouse, recipient of the prestigious American Theatre Wing grant, and named one of the Top 20 theatres in the nation by Playbill, is pleased to present DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID. Directed by Ryan Oliveti, the show opens on March 30th and runs to April 22nd. DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID will be produced at The Grange Lake in Serenbe.

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