Recent Articles by Blair Howell
Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 5:08 pm MDT
BYU, the University of Utah and UVU announce theater lineups for their 2013-14 seasons that include five award-winning musicals, four Shakespeare plays and five new works by local playwrights.
Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 3:38 pm MDT
The ebullient, optimistic and deceivingly simple compositions of Jerry Herman is the reason to see the Grand Theatre's production of “La Cage aux Folles.”
Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 3:15 pm MDT
“Brigham Street: Salt Lake City’s Grand Boulevard” is a glimpse into the fabled history of what is now known as South Temple, the most prestigious address since the city was first settled. The...
Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 12:06 pm MDT
An eclectic array of four nationally prominent performers, six performing arts groups and three international theater companies will appear in concert at the university’s Harris Fine Arts Center during th...
Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 4:08 pm MDT
Masterful conception and a perfect balance between the epic and the intimate are hallmarks of “Les MisÉrables” at Pioneer Theatre Company. Quite simply, heart-racing performances, exquisite de...
Published: Monday, May 6, 2013 4:29 pm MDT
Director-choreographer Brent Schneider says "La Cage aux Folles" has a "timeless story that resonates with everyone because it is all about love of family."
Published: Monday, May 6, 2013 4:21 pm MDT
The Hale Centre Theatre 2014 season includes the regional premiere of the Broadway musical “Catch Me If You Can,” the 12th regional or national premiere on HCT’s stage.
Published: Saturday, May 4, 2013 9:16 am MDT
“No Time for Sergeants” tells the story of a dimwitted country bumpkin serving in the military and his run-ins with a crusty and frustrated sergeant. The Hale Centre Theatre production boasts strong...
Theater advance: Morey returns to PTC to direct 'this monster,' his second staging of 'Les Miserables'
Published: Friday, April 26, 2013 12:54 pm MDT
Former artistic director Charles Morey returns to Salt Lake City to direct “Les MisÉrables." Karen Azenberg, who assumed Morey’s position last year, will provide the musical staging.
Published: Friday, April 19, 2013 4:22 pm MDT
This 10th anniversary production of "Farewell to Eden" is handsomely staged under the direction of Ronnie Stringfellow by the Zion Theatre Company.