Recent Articles by Sharon Haddock
Published: Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:34 am MDT
"Astoria" is the illuminating account of adventures at sea, arduous treks through snowy mountains, dangerous deals with Native Americans and soldiering through the frontier armed only with courage and orders fr...
Published: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 5:14 pm MDT
Any repetitive behavior or use of a substance that results in a loss of agency fits the definition of addiction, whether it be gambling, drinking, viewing pornography, lying, hoarding, using drugs, even texting...
Published: Monday, September 15, 2014 4:11 pm MDT
The Grand Theatre has hit it right on the mark with "Forever Plaid." The production is funny and sweet, and the four Plaids have the vocal skills and charm to pull it off almost effortlessly.
Published: Monday, September 15, 2014 4:06 pm MDT
The Utah County premiere of "The Addams Family" is a gem inspired by the popular TV show about a strange and funny family with spooky ideas. Director Shawn Mortensen knew it would work for the SCERA.
Published: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 12:02 pm MDT
From the time of Adam and Eve, there has been stress in the world — by divine design — and generally the stress is beneficial to survival and growth, said E. Karen Shores.
Published: Friday, September 5, 2014 3:32 pm MDT
Grand Theatre managers have invested in a 180-seat riser designed to bring the audience closer to the dramatic action. They'll try it out on the "Forever Plaid" audience. "Forever Plaid" opens Sept. 11.
Published: Monday, September 1, 2014 10:29 am MDT
Dracula is focused on feasting on beautiful young ladies "forever! Like families are forever!" in the spoof currently running on the Desert Star Playhouse stage — but he's also vulnerable, funny, a little...
Published: Friday, August 29, 2014 3:31 pm MDT
"Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000" is Dav Pilkey's 11th novel about the adventures of a hero who not only saves the day but also gets kids to read.
Published: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 4:09 pm MDT
Karen Ashton is thrilled but not really surprised that the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival is celebrating its 25th year, is financially sound and is regarded by story lovers and storytellers as one of the fine...
Published: Monday, August 25, 2014 5:03 pm MDT
By popular demand, "Dracula" will be sweeping back onto the Desert Star Playhouse stage Aug. 28. He's not the creepy vampire of spooky stories but rather is an unusual recluse and the odd new neighbor on the bl...