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Dancers discuss #MeToo in performing arts at Weber State University

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.“Performers become kind of like a family and really close and love each other and spend ...

Layton’s OPPA to present the jukebox musical comedy ‘Forever Plaid’

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.And then it gets <em>really</em> funny.“Forever Plaid,” the off-Broadway jukebox musical comedy, opens tonight ...

Opera at WSU tells the story of beheaded nuns during the French Revolution

OGDEN — In 1794, at the height of the French Revolution in Paris, 16 Carmelite nuns were beheaded for refusing to renounce their vocation.That story is the basis for Francis Poulenc’s 1956 opera “Dialogues of the Carmelites,” being presented this week at Weber State University.Karen ...

How I made the most of my Broadway experience

My husband and I traveled to New York City this summer hoping to enjoy a few Broadway plays without breaking the bank.And though we are by no means Big Apple experts, I’d say we did a pretty good job at accomplishing our goal.During our nine days in the city, we saw both parts of “Harry ...

Local community theaters set to offer mirth, murder, mermaids and more

French spies, racial injustices, a murder or two, and a singing mermaid.Offerings at community theaters in the coming month will run the gamut. Here’s a roundup of what’s coming at area theaters in the next couple of weeks:<strong>“The Scarlet ...