Layton High pays visit to Shrek's swamp

Amy Nicholson Monday, March 3, 2014 Layton High School presents America’s favorite ogre in “Shrek The Musical,” beginning at 7 p.m. March 6.Rachel Helwig became the head of the theater department for Layton High school in 2013 after... more

Terrorism, compassion at center of ‘Women of Lockerbie’ at Rose Wagner

Monday, March 3, 2014 SALT LAKE CITY — Pygmalion Theatre Company presents “Women of Lockerbie,” opening March 6 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.This drama depicts acts of kindness displayed by the women in a... more

Jets and Sharks clash at Ellen Eccles Theatre in 'West Side Story'

Sunday, March 2, 2014 LOGAN — The Cache Valley Center for the Arts presents the musical “West Side Story.”The production will take place in the Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main St., at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5.The... more

Just the facts: How well do you know Shen Yun?

Saturday, March 1, 2014 Shen Yun, an extravaganza of dance and song, returns to Ogden for its annual visit on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 4 and 5. The show features a rainbow of colors, stunning choreography and a live... more

CenterPoint Theatre alive with ‘The Sound of Music’

Amy Nicholson Friday, February 28, 2014 Centerpoint Legacy Theatre opens the musical theater classic, “The Sound of Music,” on Monday. It’s a show beloved by actors as well as audiences. More than 300 Utah residents auditioned for the... more

'Different = Amazing' offers perspectives on bullying

Amy Nicholson Thursday, February 27, 2014 Good Company Theatre will present two free performances of Plan-B Theatre Company’s “Different = Amazing,” an original production about the epidemic of bullying.Playwright Matthew Bennett said the... more

'Picnic at Hanging Rock' makes world premiere at WSU

Amy Nicholson Thursday, February 27, 2014 A treasure of Australian literature springs to life on stage Friday, Feb. 28, with Weber State’s world premiere of “Picnic at Hanging Rock.”In 1967, the Joan Lindsay novel by the same name became one... more

Funnyman Heath Harmison at Ogden Wiseguys

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 OGDEN — Here’s a comedian who promises his act will paint a picture in your mind that will last “for weeks or longer.”Celebrity impersonations, singing, dancing and imitating accents are all in the... more

‘Tarzan’ and co. swinging from Old Barn’s rafters

Amy Nicholson Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Old Barn Community Theatre brings the heartwarming musical “Tarzan” to the stage, beginning Feb. 28.“We’ve never done a show quite like this before,” said director Laura Lee Hull. To ensure they... more

Ogden’s Ziegfeld Theater brings ‘The BFG’ to life

Amy Nicholson Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Some of Roald Dahl’s most lovable characters come to life at the Ziegfeld Theater in “The BFG,” beginning at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28.The beloved children’s author who penned such classics as “James and the... more