Nancy Van Valkenburg

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Kaysville theater works '9 to 5' to help cancer patient

About two years ago, Jan Williams was down and depressed, struggling with chemotherapy from her third bout with cancer, when some of her students decided to...


Hamartia rocks Mojos for EP release

An Ogden rock band, laser-focused on success yet named for a fatal flaw, plays an EP release party April 25 at Mojos Music Venue. “I was actually reading a...


Imaginary friend 'acts out' at Good Company

Opening night of Good Company Theatre’s “Mr. Marmalade” seemed to leave most audience members delighted and a little shocked. Which is saying...


The farce is strong in Perry

Max is having a bad day. His only job was the safe delivery of a famous, Italian opera singer to the theater for the starring role of “Othello,” and...


'Annie Get Your Gun' pleases opening-night crowd

You would swear that actress Annie Ferrin is just “Doin’ What Comes Natur’lly” in her starring role as Annie Oakley in “Annie Get Your...


Audience welcomes 'Scoundrels' to Centerville

The curtain rose to reveal a lavish resort, with ornate arches, a gilded door and a marble-finish floor. Palms and other greenery dotted the set, giving it an...


'Aladdin' ballet promises 'magic' in Ogden

Things are going to get a tad “supernatural” at the Browning Center on April 25. For the price of a ticket, audience members can see a one-of-a-kind...


Clearfield 'Epic' tale lets audience direct

Theater fans: You have it in your power to curse an entire village. Of 10 people. But that includes a warrior, a magician, a knight, a criminal, a scientist, and...


Weber State hosts One Act Play Festival

Weber State University’s entire theater department, more or less, is mobilized to produce six one-act plays next week. “It’s what we work toward...


Choose your mix of comedy, drama

Student directors of the Weber State University One Act Festival agreed to share a few words about the one acts they selected, and why. The schedule of...

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