BWW Review Exclusive: Jason Robert Brown and Kelli O’Hara Doubly Delightful in BYU Bravo! Concert

Presumed to be a first: Jason Robert Brown and Kelli O’Hara performing together in concert. Undoubtedly a first in Utah: two Tony winners performing together in concert. Definitely: a Tony-deserving concert. In a major coup, the BYU Bravo! performing arts series assembled the vanguard composer and t… (more…)

BWW Exclusive: Sutton Foster & Hugh Bonneville Join Mormon Tabernacle Choir for Magnificent Christmas Concert
by Tyler Hinton – December 20, 2017

Two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and television and film star Hugh Bonneville were the special guests at this year’s magnificent Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert. The performances were presented free of charge as a gift to the community Thursday, Dec. 14 through Saturday, Dec. 16 … (more…)

by Tyler Hinton – November 28, 2017

Utah Repertory Theater Company’s phenomenal production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY does justice to a gorgeous score with honest, accomplished performances. The Utah premiere is the first musical to be presented at the brand new Regent Street Black Box at the Eccles Theater…. (more…)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Eccles is a Work of Art
by Tyler Hinton – October 11, 2017

The national tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Eccles Theater is a beautifully crafted work of art that celebrates art in many forms. Dance, music, and visual art play important roles in both the plot and the production of the show itself, which is a unique combination of a ballet, a dramatic pla… (more…)

BWW Review: Hale Center Theater Orem Parades an Energizing HELLO, DOLLY!
by Blair Howell – October 07, 2017

The innovative HCTO takes a refreshing view of the statuesque piece of musical theater. HELLO, DOLLY! sparkles. Ashley Gardner Carlson understands the emotional drive behind the matchmaker character and relies on the material as written. She is a highly personable and naturally endearing Dolly…. (more…)

BWW Review: A TALE OF TWO CITIES at Centerpoint Legacy Theatre is Sweeping
by Tyler Hinton – October 05, 2017

A TALE OF TWO CITIES, the 2008 Broadway musical currently playing at Centerpoint Legacy Theatre, is redemptive and uplifting as it weaves a tale full of memorable characters. The storytelling and dialogue are sharp, and the score is complex and often achingly beautiful…. (more…)

BWW Review: STORIES I ONLY TELL MY FRIENDS: LIVE! Brings Rob Lowe to the Eccles
by Tyler Hinton – September 30, 2017

Rob Lowe hit the stage of the Eccles Theater on Friday, September 29, 2017 in a brand new one-man show entitled STORIES I ONLY TELL MY FRIENDS: LIVE! The star of movies such as THE OUTSIDERS and TOMMY BOY, television dramas such as THE WEST WING and BROTHERS AND SISTERS, and television comedies suc… (more…)

BWW Review: STEEL PIER at University Of Utah Department Of Theatre
by Blair Howell – September 21, 2017

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…)

by Blair Howell – September 20, 2017

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… (more…)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre’s FOREVER PLAID Christens New Theatre
by Tyler Hinton – September 05, 2017

Utah favorite FOREVER PLAID is the first production to be presented in Hale Centre Theatre’s new home. The newly christened Sorenson Legacy Jewel Box Theatre is an intimate space tucked within the striking new Mountain America Performing Arts Centre still under construction in Sandy…. (more…)

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre’s Brilliant THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD is Mesmerizing
by Tyler Hinton – August 30, 2017

THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD at Hale Centre Theatre is a show that is difficult to describe but is so delightful and thrilling that you deserve to discover it for yourself. It is the pinnacle of what local theatre can be with a brilliant vision and a world-class production filled to the brim with creativ… (more…)

BWW Review: JOSEPH…DREAMCOAT at Sundance Summer Theater
by Blair Howell – July 28, 2017

Without a doubt, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is Utah’s most frequently performed musical. It’s hard not to find one of the ubiquitous stagings, from high schools to large community theater companies all across the state. So the challenge is to make JOSEPH fresh and new when audience… (more…)

BWW Review: Donny & Marie are Delightfully Versatile and Entertaining in Sandy
by Tyler Hinton – July 12, 2017

Utah’s beloved Osmond siblings Donny & Marie hit the stage of the Sandy Amphitheater on July 11, 2017 to launch their new tour. They gave a thoroughly entertaining show with high production values that was filled with nostalgia while remaining current and relevant…. (more…)

BWW Review: MOVE – BEYOND Brings Derek and Julianne Hough Back to Utah
by Tyler Hinton – June 08, 2017

Emmy-winning siblings Derek and Julianne Hough returned to their home state on Wednesday, June 7 for two performances of MOVE – BEYOND – LIVE ON TOUR at the Eccles Theater. The crowd-pleasing show was a whirlwind of spectacle that allowed the Houghs to not only dance in many styles, but also sing an… (more…)

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