Recent Articles by Blair Howell
Published: Monday, October 6, 2014 4:15 pm MDT
Hale Center Theater Orem consistently bats home runs, but with “Damn Yankees,” HCTO hits the ball over the outfield fence and thrillingly scores four points in a single play.
Published: Friday, October 3, 2014 3:52 pm MDT
In a Q&A interview, director Chris Clark outlined some of the appealing aspects of “Catch Me If You Can” at Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley City — the state premiere of the Broadway-fresh m...
Published: Saturday, September 27, 2014 6:57 pm MDT
“Damn Yankees” has many “sweet, poignant moments,” according to Anne Swenson, executive producer of the Hale Center Theater Orem production.
Published: Thursday, September 25, 2014 4:44 pm MDT
The first national tour of the fresh-from-Broadway “Nice Work If You Can Get It” has rolled into the Capitol Theatre, and what’s the “Sweet and Lowdown,” to quote a song title, of ...
Published: Friday, September 19, 2014 5:10 pm MDT
“The intent was to make a musical that felt like a classic and also felt new and fresh at the same time,” said David Eggers, director-choreographer of the “Nice Work If You Can Get It” n...
Published: Thursday, September 18, 2014 3:57 pm MDT
Pioneer Theatre Company opens its season with a sparkling production of the comedy-filled 'Spelling Bee' that prompts not only guffaws and chuckles, but deep belly laughs as well.
Published: Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:35 am MDT
Robert Fairchild and his sister, Megan Fairchild, both principal members of New York City Ballet, will take on lead roles in major Broadway productions — "An American in Paris" and "On the Town."
Published: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 10:31 am MDT
As she announced from the stage at the Friday, Sept. 5, concert, Foster will be married in 50 days, by her own count. It was perfectly evident she is longing for that special day.
Published: Friday, August 29, 2014 3:57 pm MDT
For her “An Evening with Sutton Foster” performances to open BYU’s Bravo! Professional Performing Arts series, the two-time Tony winner and Broadway luminary has a clear objective to introduce...
Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 3:39 pm MDT
The LDS meetinghouse across the street from the Mt. Timpanogos Utah Temple looks like any other. But in so many other ways, the ward that meets there is unlike any other.