Descriptions of the shows listed below were provided by the theaters producing them. They have been lightly edited for clarity.
Beverley’s Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Washington Terrace
After dying in a tragic accident, a band of men return to earth to pursue a dream they could not obtain while alive: record their first album. The audience is immersed in their story and carried away with classic tunes like Three Coins in a Fountain, Sixteen Tons, Heart and Soul, and Moments to Remember, among many others. Come participate in a night of laughs and moments to remember.
Performances: 7:30 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 10, Fridays and Mondays Jan. 5 through Feb. 10
Tickets: $9-$14 at terraceplayhouse.com/tickets or call 801-393-0070
SALT LAKE CITY
Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, Salt Lake City
There are two sides to every story, and when the Big, Bad Wolf takes the stand in Piggsylvania’s Trial of the Century, he finally gets his say. But whether he’ll get a fair trial in a corrupt piggy court is anyone’s guess. Enter the jury box and decide the fate of Big ‘n’ Bad in this musical adaptation of the hit children’s book.
Performances: 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22; Noon and 3 p.m. Dec. 23, 26-29
Tickets: $16-26 at tickets.saltlakeactingcompany.org or call 801-363-7522
SOUTH SALT LAKE
Utah Children’s Theatre, 3605 S. State St., South Salt Lake
Willy Wonka decides to let five children into his chocolate factory, releasing five golden tickets in five random chocolate bars. The fifth golden ticket is found by a very special boy, called Charlie Bucket. With his Grandpa, Charlie joins the rest of the children to experience the most amazing factory ever. But not everything goes smoothly within the factory…
Performances: 7 p.m. Dec. 29 and Jan. 5, 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Dec. 30 and Jan. 6
Tickets: $16 at https://uctheatre.org/collections/tickets or call 801-532-6000