Theater students at Weber State University had rehearsed, designed and were waiting in the wings to put on their production of “Pippin” last spring. Then on March 12, the school announced that classes were going online and all events for the rest of spring semester were canceled.
OGDEN — Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it took COVID-19 to really get the ol’ creative juices going.
OGDEN — Arts don’t have to come to a standstill just because of COVID-19.
LAYTON — One thing we can tell you about this particular version of the classic love story “Romeo and Juliet.”
OGDEN — People say it all the time — how they’ve been preparing for some huge, momentous thing their entire life.
LAYTON — Big, loud, laughing reunions seem out of the question these days, what with social distancing rules and all.
OGDEN — “You Bet Your Black Ass, Broadway,” the irreverently named musical revue that debuted at Good Company Theatre a year ago, returns this week with one important change.
OGDEN — We know four college students who’ll be maxing out their Fitbit activity trackers over the next two weekends.
OGDEN — A powerful tale of love and acceptance comes to Peery’s Egyptian Theater this weekend as Ogden Musical Theatre presents “Ragtime.”
SALT LAKE CITY — Puppets, songs, and the Great Salt Lake.
The Off Broadway Theatre just went waaaay off-Broadway.
This is how new holiday traditions are established.
A new musical about the life and writings of Edgar Allan Poe will have its world premiere this month at Weber State University.
Camille Washington may have somewhat inadvertently slipped into her side gig as a playwright, but she’s certainly making the most of it these days.
Think you know Jane Austen? Think again.
LAYTON — Just in time for Halloween, the Davis Arts Council has created a monster.
CEDAR CITY — The Utah Shakespeare Festival has announced an expanded season of theater for 2020.
Princess parties. They’re definitely not just for little girls anymore.
OGDEN — A conversation about developing new theatrical plays will be presented here this weekend.
A new musical, based on Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle,” comes to Ogden this week in workshop form.
If you haven’t seen “Peter Pan” in Peery’s Egyptian Theater, you haven’t really seen “Peter Pan.”
Utah singer-songwriters playing Layton show
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‘one singular sensation’ coming to Ziegfeld
In 1967, at the “ripe old age” of 6, Milt Olsen attended the very first Mormon Miracle Pageant in the small central Utah town of Manti.
Forget everything you thought you knew about opera — that it’s long, that it’s not particularly accessible, that it’s written in a foreign language.
Call someone a “Chinaman” these days and you’d better be ready for a fight — most likely verbally, and quite possibly physically.
Arrrr! Here there be pirates.
OGDEN — It’s a famous musical about an even more famous painting.
OGDEN — Just how far will a group of aspiring writers go to achieve success?
PLEASANT VIEW — Weber High School’s current play, “Wiley and the Hairy Man,” features a four-person swamp monster who signs in American Sign Language and speaks simultaneously.
OGDEN — DeeDee Mower doesn’t blame folks for getting hooked on the Weber State University Storytelling Festival, now in its 23rd year.
SOUTH OGDEN — Morgan Parry wants audiences to … wait for it … “Take a Chance” on an upcoming production of the Abba-fueled musical “Mamma Mia!” at The Ziegfeld Theater
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Think the drought is bad here in Utah?
OGDEN — Alicia Washington remembers the moment the idea came to her for Good Company Theatre’s latest show.
OGDEN — How often do you get to go to the theater to learn about stuff like string theory and quantum physics?
WASHINGTON TERRACE — The latest theatrical offering from Beverly’s Terrace Plaza Playhouse is “I Do! I Do!”, a two-person musical that follows a couple’s ups and downs over 50 years of marriage.
Peery's Egyptian Theater was graced with a unique and joyful take on the Nutcracker Wednesday night with the Performing Artists Lengthening Strides (PALS) and Imagine Ballet Theatre presentation of the "Jazzy Nutcracker."
Almost everyone has seen the movie. Almost no one has seen the musical.
A beefed-up Christmas musical created by a couple of local playwrights premieres this weekend at CenterPoint Legacy Theatre.
SOUTH OGDEN — It’s a Harry Potter holiday.
OGDEN — The critically acclaimed — but rarely performed — “Caroline, or Change” comes to Good Company Theatre as its final show of the 2018 season.
OGDEN — This is not your grandmother’s “Ruthless.”
OGDEN — As an associate professor of theater at Weber State University, Jennifer Kokai said she feels awful when students come to her years after a performance with stories of sexual harassment backstage.
LAYTON — The play starts with a horrific, fatal car wreck involving four young men in a convertible and a school bus full of Catholic school girls.
OGDEN — In 1794, at the height of the French Revolution in Paris, 16 Carmelite nuns were beheaded for refusing to renounce their vocation.
My husband and I traveled to New York City this summer hoping to enjoy a few Broadway plays without breaking the bank.
OGDEN — Katie Evans admits the latest offering from Good Company Theatre, “Eurydice,” might be a tough sell in this town.
OGDEN — If Irish black humor is your thing, there’s still time to catch a heaping helping of it this week at Weber State University.
SOUTH OGDEN — Cue the double finger snaps.