Recent Articles by Whitney Butters
Published: Friday, August 15, 2014 2:21 pm MDT
Ballet West Academy will offer several free classes for adults and children Aug. 18-22, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 22, to celebrate the opening of the new facility.
Published: Friday, August 15, 2014 2:20 pm MDT
The Utah Shakespeare Festival stages its annual Greenshow, a free pre-show performance, to festivalgoers and community members alike to help them settle into the world of theater.
Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:56 pm MDT
Utah Shakespeare Festival's Backstage Tours and Repertory Magic allow patrons to peel back the layers and see how much effort truly goes into creating the shows.
Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:54 pm MDT
The Days of '47 Parade and other events around Utah are set to celebrate the Utah pioneers.
Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 3:38 pm MDT
A group from the University of Warwick and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust are embarking on a tour of festivals throughout the United States to more fully understand why William Shakespeare’s work contin...
Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 3:35 pm MDT
Since taking on the roles of artistic directors in 2011, Brian Vaughn and David Ivers have struck a balance that has allowed the festival to not only survive but also thrive.
'Art of collaboration': Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre strives to bring 'the two sides of the curtain together'
Published: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 9:27 am MDT
Whether it’s through its roughly one-month-long performance season each summer or through its annual youth educational programs, UFOMT constantly seeks to give everyone the chance to create and grow throu...
Published: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 4:06 pm MDT
No, it’s not the Charlie Sheen many read about in Hollywood magazines. It’s the Mormon Charlie Sheen from Boyle, Alberta, Canada.
Published: Monday, June 30, 2014 10:02 am MDT
The cast of BYUtv's sketch comedy show embraces the opportunity to perform during Provo's 34th annual Stadium of Fire on July 4.
Published: Friday, June 20, 2014 5:32 pm MDT
With four plays from William Shakespeare’s canon, three additional well-known plays and a musical, this year’s docket continues the festival’s tradition of offering “something for everyb...