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BWW Review: STEEL PIER at University Of Utah Department Of Theatre BWW Review: STEEL PIER at University Of Utah Department Of Theatre
by Blair Howell on September 21, 2017 in Salt Lake City

STEEL PIER is irresistibly infectious. The University of Utah's fearless Theatre Department, the closest the state has to a conservatory actor-training program, entertainingly stages the regional premiere of this neglected John Kander and Fred Ebb musical. (more...)
Take A Gamble on GUYS AND DOLLS at The Ziegfeld Theater Take A Gamble on GUYS AND DOLLS at The Ziegfeld Theater
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Luck Be a Lady Tonight. Frank Loesser's classic musical about sinners and saints follows Nathan Detroit as he sets up the biggest craps game in town under the eye of the law and straight-laced missionary, Sarah Brown. In order to get Sarah out of the way, Nathan ropes notorious gambler, Sky Masterson, into a seemingly unwinnable bet that may turn Sarah's world upside down. With lovable gamblers and overdue fianc s, Guys and Dolls is the perfect family or date night out. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Salt Lake City (more...)
BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at Pioneer Theatre Company BWW Review: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME at Pioneer Theatre Company
by Blair Howell on September 20, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Fifteen-year-old Christopher is the central character in THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, the winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Play receiving its regional premiere in a spectacular production by the Pioneer Theatre Company. Artistic Director Karen Azenberg proficiently stages the compelling show and guides the expert nine cast members playing 35 different roles. (more...)
New Musicals WE FOXES and FOR TONIGHT Set for Weber State University New Musicals WE FOXES and FOR TONIGHT Set for Weber State University
by BWW News Desk on September 18, 2017 in Salt Lake City

The Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities at Weber State University (WSU) (www.weber.edu/cah) announced its 2017-2018 theatre season. (more...)
Patrick Page to Return to Utah Shakespeare Festival with ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE Patrick Page to Return to Utah Shakespeare Festival with ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE
by BWW News Desk on September 18, 2017 in Salt Lake City

After 28 years away, Patrick Page is returning to the Utah Shakespeare Festival to perform his one-man show All the Devils Are Here, an exploration of the evil depicted in Shakespeare's plays. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17
by Audition Roundup on September 17, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 17, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Southern Utah University to Host Helen Foster Snow Celebration Southern Utah University to Host Helen Foster Snow Celebration
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2017 in Salt Lake City

On Wednesday, September 20 and Thursday, September 21, Southern Utah University will host several events in celebration of the life and achievements of Cedar City native, Helen Foster Snow. (more...)
Utah Symphony's Opening Masterworks Concerts feature Beethoven, Saint-Saens and Dvorak Utah Symphony's Opening Masterworks Concerts feature Beethoven, Saint-Saens and Dvorak
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Utah Symphony opens its 2017-18 Masterworks season with Music Director Thierry Fischer as he leads the orchestra from the podium at Abravanel Hall in performances of Beethoven's Violin Concerto on September 15 and 16, and Dvo? k and the start of a cycle of all five symphonies by Camille Saint-Sa ns the following weekend on September 22 and 23. Tickets are priced from $32 to $77 and can be purchased at http://www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)
Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Ailey II kicks off a 32-city world tour this Today, September 16th, continuing through March 11th. (more...)
Works by Caridad Svich, David Jacobi, Winter Miller and More Set for NNPN's 2017 Showcase of New Plays Works by Caridad Svich, David Jacobi, Winter Miller and More Set for NNPN's 2017 Showcase of New Plays
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in Salt Lake City

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, is pleased to announce the 16th annual National Showcase of New Plays (NSNP). (more...)
An Other Theater Company to Open with VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE An Other Theater Company to Open with VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Located in Provo's Provo Towne Centre, An Other Theater Company (AOTC) has set out to not only bring high quality theater to Utah Valley, but also bring under-produced productions and underrepresented themes, playwrights, and characters to the valley. Their inaugural production will be Christopher Durang's, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike and will be directed by AOTC co-founder and Artistic Director, Kacey Spadafora. It will star Brett Merritt as Vanya, Cathy Ostler as Sonia, Brooke Wilkins as Masha, Tyler Fox as Spike, Kaitlin Lemon as Nina, and Kiersten Zundel as Cassandra. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 2017 in Salt Lake City

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
Plan-B Theatre Presents the World Premiere of RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN. Plan-B Theatre Presents the World Premiere of RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN.
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Five-year-old JJ (who has lots of questions) and eight-year-old Izzy (a know-it-all who doesn't know it all) are siblings who have recently lost their grandmother. (more...)
Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Ailey II kicks off a 32-city world tour this Saturday, September 16th, continuing through March 11th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Ryan Farnsworth Stars in Towering NEWSIES at Utah's Tuacahn BWW Interview: Ryan Farnsworth Stars in Towering NEWSIES at Utah's Tuacahn
by Wayman Wong on September 13, 2017 in Salt Lake City

'Disney's Newsies' has been making headlines all this summer at America's regional theaters, from the MUNY in St. Louis to the Music Theatre of Wichita. Others 'carrying this banner,' Tony-winning musical have included the Wagon Wheel in Indiana, Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Red Mountain Theatre Company in Alabama, the Maine State Music Theatre and Orlando REP in Florida. (more...)
Plan-B Theatre Company presents Premiere of RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN Plan-B Theatre Company presents Premiere of RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN
by BWW News Desk on September 12, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Repertory Dance Theatre is proud to welcome back Plan-B Theatre Company on the 20th anniversary season of RDT's Ring Around the Rose on October 14, 2017 at 11 am. (more...)
BWW Review: SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY at Salt Lake Acting Company BWW Review: SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY at Salt Lake Acting Company
by Blair Howell on September 12, 2017 in Salt Lake City

SURELY GOODNESS AND MERCY is an engaging new light comedy with a agreeably subtle religious theme, expertly directed and staged by Salt Lake Acting Company. (more...)
Live at the Eccles presents Bob Dylan and His Band with Mavis Staples Live at the Eccles presents Bob Dylan and His Band with Mavis Staples
by BWW News Desk on September 11, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Live at the Eccles is pleased to announce Bob Dylan & His Band Plus Mavis staples are coming to Salt Lake City's Eccles Theater for two nights only. (more...)
BWW Review: Renee Elise Goldsberry Performs a World-Class Concert at BYU BWW Review: Renee Elise Goldsberry Performs a World-Class Concert at BYU
by Tyler Hinton on September 11, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Tony Award winner Renee Elise Goldsberry, who starred as Angelica Schuyler in the original cast of HAMILTON, opened the Brigham Young University BRAVO! season on Friday, September 8, 2017. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 10 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 10
by Audition Roundup on September 10, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Renee Elise Goldsberry, Alan Menken, Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara and More Slated for BYU's 2017-18 BRAVO! Season Renee Elise Goldsberry, Alan Menken, Jason Robert Brown & Kelli O'Hara and More Slated for BYU's 2017-18 BRAVO! Season
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Celebrated musicians, innovative theater-makers and acclaimed dancers converge upon the stages of Brigham Young University's Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center in a dynamic new season of exhilarating live performances by the creme de la creme of the performing arts world as part of the 2017-18 BRAVO! season. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on September 08, 2017 in Salt Lake City

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)
Wasatch Theatre Company to Stage Neil Simon Classic, GOD'S FAVORITE Wasatch Theatre Company to Stage Neil Simon Classic, GOD'S FAVORITE
by BWW News Desk on September 07, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Successful Long Island businessman Joe Benjamin is a modern-day 'Job' with a demanding wife, ungrateful children, and wise-cracking household employees. Just when it seems things couldn't get any worse, he is visited by Sidney Lipton, a.k.a. A Messenger from God (and compulsive film buff) with a mission: test Joe's faith and report back to 'the Boss.' The jokes and Tests of Faith fly fast and furious as Neil Simon spins a contemporary morality tale like no other in this hilarious comedy. (more...)
Brazilian Singer-Songwriter Seu Jorge to Bring THE LIFE ACQUATIC - A TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE to Eccles Theater Brazilian Singer-Songwriter Seu Jorge to Bring THE LIFE ACQUATIC - A TRIBUTE TO DAVID BOWIE to Eccles Theater
by BWW News Desk on September 07, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Jorge will perform these songs, and those he recorded for the 2005 album The Life Aquatic - Studio Sessions featuring Seu Jorge, in his critically acclaimed live show The Life Aquatic - A Tribute to David Bowie, which will tour North American in June and September. (more...)