Recent Articles by Rachel Brutsch
Published: Monday, June 22, 2015 3:53 pm MDT
Fans of "The King and I" are likely to be familiar enough with the songs and plot to be swept up in the simple elegance of CenterPoint Legacy Theatre's production, which runs through July 18.
A 'love letter farewell': Utah Shakespeare Festival readies for final season of shows in Adams Shakespearean Theatre
Published: Friday, June 19, 2015 3:31 pm MDT
This summer, the Utah Shakespeare Festival and its audiences will bid the Adams Shakespearean Theatre farewell as it opens for its final season.
Published: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 4:53 am MDT
“Poor unfortunate soul” is an appropriate nickname for anyone who passes up the opportunity to see Hale Centre Theatre's production of Disney's “The Little Mermaid,” which runs through A...
Published: Monday, June 1, 2015 6:57 pm MDT
Regardless of their familiarity with the source material, audience members of all ages will find plenty to be charmed by in BYU's whimsical stage adaptation of Shannon Hale's award-winning novel "Princess Acade...
Giving legs to ‘The Little Mermaid’: Artists at Hale Centre Theatre work together to stage immersive Disney musical
Published: Saturday, May 30, 2015 11:19 pm MDT
The creative minds at Hale Centre Theatre are more than up to the many challenges they face as they work in their areas of expertise to bring Disney's "The Little Mermaid," its main character and — they h...
Published: Monday, April 27, 2015 5:21 pm MDT
For an introspective experience that explores the power of family and how to balance dreams for the future with cherished memories, "Over the River and Through the Woods" is an especially worthwhile journey.
'Unicorns are everywhere': Cartoonist Dana Simpson shares lessons on friendship in comic strip 'Phoebe and Her Unicorn'
Published: Friday, March 27, 2015 4:52 pm MDT
On March 30, the comic strip “Phoebe and Her Unicorn” will begin syndication in newspapers across the United States, including the Deseret News. For cartoonist Dana Simpson, it’s a “very...
Published: Monday, February 16, 2015 12:16 pm MST
Directed by PTC’s former artistic director, Charles Morey, this admirable staging of Arthur Miller's classic “The Crucible” both entertains and explores a broad range of themes in ways that ar...
Published: Friday, February 6, 2015 5:50 pm MST
What place does the term "Latino" hold in American art history? A new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” now at the Ut...
Book review: Brandon Sanderson's 'Firefight: The Reckoners, Book 2' packs epic surprises (+ audio clip)
Published: Friday, January 2, 2015 3:01 pm MST
More is revealed about the Epics, their origins, their powers and their weaknesses in "Firefight," Brandon Sanderson's epic sequel to "Steelheart."