Recent Articles by Blair Howell
More from Charles Morey: PTC's former artistic director enjoys continued success as playwright, director
Published: Friday, December 19, 2014 5:06 pm MST
After stepping down as artistic director in 2012 after 28 years with Pioneer Theatre Company, Charles Morey has continued to enjoy success as a playwright and a director.
Published: Thursday, December 18, 2014 2:06 pm MST
Salt Lake Acting Company’s production of “A Year with Frog and Toad” is fanciful and expertly staged — a genuine joy for young theatergoers and their parents.
Published: Thursday, November 13, 2014 4:24 pm MST
Hale Centre Theatre West Valley’s production of “Catch Me If You Can” has intriguing twists and turns, but discriminating theatergoers may feel cheated out of a pursuit of enterprising enterta...
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."