Northern Utah theaters showing 'The Lion King,' '1776,' 'Annie,' more

Thursday , July 13, 2017 - 5:15 AM

AMANDA JOHNSON, Standard-Examiner Staff

Descriptions for the shows listed below were provided by the theaters producing them. They have been lightly edited for clarity.

OGDEN

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL

Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden

"Oh the thinks you can think!" Join Horton, The Cat in the Hat and more lovable Seuss characters for an evening of laughter and joy. Visit the imaginative world of Dr. Seuss and all your favorite Seuss characters in the summer Zig Youth Production, starring Ogden's finest budding performers.

Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through July 22; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20; 2 p.m. Saturdays through July 22

Tickets: $8-10 at zigarts.com or call 855-944-2787

CENTERVILLE

1776

CenterPoint Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville

It was a time of unrest, a time of gallantry, a time for revolution. Our history books come to life in this legendary tale of how America was fought for and built.

It’s the summer of 1776, and our nation is ready to declare independence. Now it’s up to these remarkable men to figure out how to do it. Join our cast of extraordinary, historically brilliant men as we sing and dance our way through the events leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Performances: 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday through July 15

Tickets: $17.50-25.50 at centerpointtheatre.org/tickets or call 801-298-1302

CLEARFIELD

THE LION KING JR

Clearfield Community Theater, 140 E. Center St., Clearfield

The African savannah comes to life on the stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Performances: 7 p.m. Friday, July 14, and Saturday, July 15; 5 p.m. Friday, July 14; 4 p.m. Saturday, July 15

Tickets: $4-6 at http://bit.ly/2tqNZI5 or call 801-525-2790

WASHINGTON TERRACE

ANNIE

Beverly’s Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 S., Washington Terrace

Annie, a determined young orphan who lives in a miserable orphanage run by tyrannical Ms. Hannigan, sets out to find a new tomorrow. Her seemingly hopeless situation changes dramatically when she is chosen to spend a short time with the wealthy Oliver Warbucks.

Audience members’ hearts are warmed over as Annie and Daddy Warbucks understand the true meaning of family. You’re never fully dressed without a smile, and this show will surely put a grin on your face.

Producer and Ms. Hannigan herself said, “It is the perfect show for the whole family! Darling little girls and even a wonderful golden retriever that is being trained to be the star of the show!” director Lindy Page says. “Come fall in love with this little red-haired girl all over again!”

Performances: 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays through July 22

Tickets: $9-14 at terraceplayhouse.com/tickets or call 801-393-0070

LOGAN

THE MUSIC MAN

Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main St., Logan

Traveling con man Harold Hill arrives in River City hoping to sell marching band uniforms and instruments to unsuspecting Iowans. Librarian Marian Paroo suspects he's up to no good, so of course they fall in love. Now Harold has some hard decisions to make, but is he prepared to face the music?

Winner of five Tony Awards — including Best Musical — “The Music Man” is good old-fashioned musical comedy fun.

Part of Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre’s 25th season. 

Performances: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 15; Wednesday, July 26; Friday, Aug. 4; and Saturday, Aug. 8. 1 p.m. Saturday, July 22, and Saturday, July 29.

Tickets: $12-76 at http://bit.ly/2sZWdIC or call 435-750-0300

MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main St., Logan

A young Japanese geisha clings to the belief that her arranged marriage with a visiting American naval officer will be loving and permanent. One of Giacomo Puccini’s greatest accomplishments, “Madama Butterfly” explores themes of cultural and marital imperialism, and the tragic consequences of dashed hopes. Butterfly is a delicate and touching classic.

Part of Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre’s 25th season. 

Performances: 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 21, and Thursday, July 27; 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, and Tuesday, Aug. 8.

Tickets: $12-76 at http://bit.ly/2tyCkKb or call 435-750-0300

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME

Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main St., Logan

Join Quasimodo in the bell tower in this lush retelling of Victor Hugo's epic story of love, acceptance and what it means to be a hero. With songs from the Disney animated feature, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” will make your heart swell with laughter, tears and awe. Featuring Disney's Oscar-nominated score plus new songs by Menken and Schwartz.

Part of Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre’s 25th season. 

Performances: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29; Friday, July 14; Thursday, Aug. 3; Saturday, Aug. 5; and Tuesday, Aug. 8. 1 p.m. Friday, July 21, and Thursday, July 27.

Tickets: $12-76 at http://bit.ly/2t9OPsO or call 435-750-0300

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