Recent Articles by Blair Howell
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.
Published: Friday, August 22, 2014 3:47 pm MDT
Aitana Alapa and Matthew Richards were honored in the Utah High School Musical Theater Awards and were then invited to compete and to hone their craft at intensive workshops with nationally recognized Broadway ...
Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 8:54 pm MDT
CenterPoint Legacy Theatre had the good fortune of having Jim Christian as its director for "Peter Pan." He has a zealous attachment to “Peter Pan,” and his devotion is evident throughout the produc...
Theater preview: CenterPoint Legacy Theatre prepares high-flying production of 'Peter Pan' for audiences young and old
Published: Friday, August 8, 2014 4:01 pm MDT
Broadway’s “Peter Pan” musical that premiered in 1954 "has always fascinated me from the first time I saw one of the broadcasts,” said Jim Christian, who directs the CenterPoint Legacy T...
Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:55 pm MDT
Shannon Wilson and Johnny Hebda are the two popular singer-actors who will play the lead roles in the Farmington Parks & Recreation-sponsored production of “Annie Get Your Gun” — roles they ar...
'Frozen' star Santino Fontana talks princely behavior, upcoming performance with Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Published: Friday, July 11, 2014 4:31 pm MDT
Hailed for “mellifluous singing” by New York magazine, Mormon Tabernacle Choir guest soloist Fontana has been wildly successful in Broadway musicals and equally praised for his dramatic roles.
Published: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 3:01 pm MDT
Despite a flaw in a central relationship portrayal, Utah Shakespeare Festival’s “Henry IV Part 1” shows intelligence with a vivid spirit.
Published: Monday, July 7, 2014 3:32 pm MDT
Director Brad Carroll sets the “The Comedy of Errors” in a 1849 California gold rush town and employs many troupes of comedy westerns, such as “Blazing Saddles” and “Cat Ballou."
Theater review: Utah Shakespeare Festival's 'Into the Woods' is robustly performed, enormously enjoyable
Published: Friday, July 4, 2014 3:00 pm MDT
The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s “Into the Woods” is enchanting. It is a sumptuous, gold-standard production — lovingly staged, robustly performed and enormously enjoyable.
Published: Monday, June 30, 2014 2:54 pm MDT
The Hale Center Theater Orem production of “Man of La Mancha” captures splendor and wisdom to make the classic work of musical drama richly satisfying and wholeheartedly inspiring.