Cyndi Lauper"s 'Kinky Boots' big winner at Tony Awards

Mark Kennedy Sunday, June 9, 2013 NEW YORK -- The feel-good musical "Kinky Boots," with songs by pop star and Broadway newcomer Cyndi Lauper, won a leading six 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday, including best musical, best score and best... more

Heritage premieres ‘Lightning Bug’: a play for those who don’t like plays

Amy Nicholson Friday, June 7, 2013 Kamron Klitgaard of Brigham City and Derek Myler of Roy have come together to create the story and music for “The Lightning Bug,” premiering at 7:30 p.m. today, June 7, at the Heritage Theatre.... more

Dishwasher offers up laughs at Ogden Wiseguys

Thursday, June 6, 2013 OGDEN — Wiseguys Comedy Club will host the 1988 Dishwasher of the Month from the Sea-Tac Airport Denny’s at 8 p.m. Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8.Former award-winning dishwasher Kermet Apio was... more

'Christian's Night Out' a multidenominational variety show

J. Michael Call Wednesday, June 5, 2013 OGDEN — Christians in need of fun are invited to an evening of music and comedy.“Christian’s Night Out,” a multidenominational variety show, starts at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Peery’s Egyptian... more

Old Barn bringing 'Seussical' to the stage

J. Michael Call Wednesday, June 5, 2013 COLLINSTON — The Old Barn Community Theatre offers up some fun for the whole family with a production of “Seussical.”The musical brings to life the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss with a colorful cast... more

Cultures collide in Hale Centre Theatre's compelling ‘Ragtime’

J. Michael Call Tuesday, June 4, 2013 It’s just after the turn of the century, and everything is changing. Cultures are clashing and attitudes are shifting. The gap between rich and poor is deep and wide. Celebrities gain fame through... more

Old Lyric kicks off season with nun fun of 'Nunsense'

Amy Nicholson Monday, June 3, 2013 Old Lyric Repertory Company’s 2013 season is dedicated to honoring the 100-year anniversary of the Caine Lyric Theatre, the building that has housed OLRC performances since it was formed in 1967.To... more

Touring ‘Jersey Boys’ arrives in Utah

J. Michael Call Monday, June 3, 2013 SALT LAKE CITY — “It will run for centuries!” proclaimed Time magazine when “Jersey Boys” dazzled critics and audiences after opening on Broadway in 2005.Utah audiences have a chance to find out if... more

Playbills’ presenting ‘Pirates of Penzance’

Thursday, May 30, 2013 CLEARFIELD — Singing sea robbers are getting ready to steal the show in “The Pirates of Penzance,” opening Friday, May 31, at Playbills’ Theater.The curtain rises on Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic... more

Idaho’s Todd Johnson at Ogden’s Wiseguys

Thursday, May 30, 2013 OGDEN — His Idaho upbringing has taken Todd Johnson a long way.The comedian from Preston has gone on to open for such comics as Frank Caliendo, John Pinnette and “Weird Al” Yankovic.You can catch... more