This week marks the start of the fall theater season: Here is a rundown of what's playing through January:

PROFESSIONAL

Broadway in Utah

National touring productions, Capitol Theatre and Kingsbury Hall (801-355-2787, www.arttix.org, www.newspaceentertainment.com)

Oct. 7-12: The Rat Pack Live at the Sands (Kingsbury Hall)

Utah Shakespearean Festival

Cedar City (435-586-7878 or www.bard.org)

Sept. 19-Oct. 25: Julius Caesar

Sept. 19-Oct. 25: Gaslight

Sept. 19-Oct. 25: Moonlight and Magnolias

Pioneer Theatre Company

300 S. 1400 East, U. (801-581-6961, www.pioneertheatre.org)

Sept. 19-Oct. 4: My Fair Lady

Oct. 31-Nov. 15: Noises Off

Dec. 5- 20: The Light in the Piazza

Salt Lake Acting Company

168 W. 500 North (801-363-7522, www.saltlakeactingcompany.org)

Sept. 17- Oct. 12: The Overwhelming

Oct. 3- 12: A Slight Discomfort: My Prostate Diaries (Chapel Theatre)

Nov. 12-Dec. 7: Six Years

SEMI-PROFESSIONAL

Cache Valley Center for the Arts, Logan,

Ellen Eccles Theatre, 43 S. Main, Logan (435-752-0026, www.centerforthearts.us)

Sept. 20: Nunsense

Desert Star Playhouse

4861 S. State, Murray (801-266-7600, www.desertstar.biz)

Today through Nov. 8: Scary Poppins: Super-Nanny-Gone-Ballistic-Expialidocious!

Nov. 13-Jan. 3: Miracle on 42nd Street: Give my Regards to ... Blitzen

Egyptian Theatre Company Park City

328 S. Main, Park City (435-649-9371, 888-243-5779, www.egyptiantheatrecompany.org)

Today through Oct. 18: Pageant

Nov. 21-Dec. 28: The Music Man

Grand Theatre

Salt Lake Community College, South City campus, 1575 S. State (801-957-3322, www.the-grand.org)

Today through Sept. 20: Always ... Patsy Cline

Oct. 15-25: The Ark, by Michael McLean

Hale Centre Theatre

3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City (801-984-9000, www.halecentretheatre.org)

Oct. 1-Nov. 29: Into the Woods

Nov. 28-Dec. 23: A Christmas Carol

Dec. 31-Feb. 14, 2009: Cash on Delivery

Hale Center Theater Orem

225 W. 400 North, Orem (801-226-8600, www.haletheater.com)

Sept. 23-Nov. 22: Aida

Nov. 28-Dec. 23: A Christmas Carol

Dec. 31-Feb. 7, 2009: Room Service

Kingsbury Hall

1395 E. Presidents Circle, University of Utah (801-581-7100, www.kingsburyhall.org)

Oct. 7-Oct. 12: The Rat Pack at the Sands

(national tour)

Nov. 20-29: Captain Bree and her Lady Pirates (Youth Theatre at the U.)

Off Broadway Theatre

272 S. Main — alternating with OBT's improvisational comedy troupes (801-355-4628, www.theobt.com)

Sept. 26-Nov. 1: Dracula vs. the Hunchback

Nov. 28-Dec. 27: It's a Wonderous Life

Plan-B Theatre Company

Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South (801-355-2787 or www.planbtheatre.org)

Oct. 24-Nov. 2: Radio Hour: Frankenstein

Pygmalion Productions

Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South (801-355-2787 or www.pygmalionproductions.org)

Oct. 17-Nov. 1: Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter

Tuacahn Amphitheater and Center for the Arts

1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins (800-746-9882 or www.tuacahn.org)

Today through Oct. 17: Big River

Today through Oct. 18: Les Miserables

COLLEGIATE/UNIVERSITY

Brigham Young University

Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo (801-378-4322 www.byuarts.com)

Sept. 23-Oct. 3: Pericles (Nelke)

Sept. 24-Oct. 11: Dial 'M' for Murder (Pardoe)

Oct. 29-Nov. 15: Dancing at Lughnasa (Margetts)

Nov. 12-Dec. 6: Houseboat Honeymoon (Pardoe)

Dixie State College

Eccles Performing Arts Center, 225 S. 700 East, St. George (435-652-7900, www.dixie.edu)

Oct. 2-11: Dancing at Lughnasa

Nov. 13-22: Pirates of Penzance

Salt Lake Community College

Black Box Theatre, third floor, South City Campus, 1575 S. State (957-3322)

Nov. 5-22: The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

Snow College

Eccles Performing Arts Center, Ephraim (435-283-7411, www.snow.edu)

Oct. 1-4: Dark of Moon

Nov. 19-22: It Runs in the Family

Southern Utah University

Cedar City, several venues (435-586-7878, www.suu.edu)

Sept. 25-Oct. 4: Lysistrata (Adams)

Oct. 30-Nov. 8: The Elephant Man (Auditorium)

University of Utah

Several venues (581-7100 or www.kingtix.org, www.theatre.utah.edu)

Sept. 20-28: Medea (Outdoors)

Oct. 9-12: Taking Steps (Studio 115)

Nov. 5-16: Much Ado About Nothing (Babcock)

Nov. 13-16: The Pillowman (Studio 115)

Utah State University

Utah State Theatre, several venues (435-797-0305, http://www.usu.edu)

Sept. 25-Oct. 4: Doubt

Oct. 13-18: Rosencratz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Dec. 1-6: A Christmas Carol

Utah Valley University

800 W. University Parkway, Orem (801-863-8797, www.uvu.edu)

Sept. 25-Oct. 4: Flies in the Snuffbox

Oct. 24-Nov. 1: Nosferatu

Dec. 4-13: Twelfth Night

Weber State University

Dee Events Center, Ogden (801-626-6800, 800-978-8457)

Oct. 3-11: Urinetown (Eccles)

Oct. 31-Nov. 8: Beaux' Strategem (Allred)

COMMUNITY THEATERS

Academy of Performing Arts

3188 S. 400 East (898-2728 or www.academyofpa.org)

Today through Sept. 20: Cinderella

Oct. 11-Nov. 8: Phantom of the Opera

Nov. 29-Dec. 22: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Babcock Performing Readers

U. Union Building, Little Theater

Oct. 9: The Murder Room

Nov. 13: Where Were You?

Center Street Musical Theatre

177 W. Center, Provo (801-764-0535, www.csmtc.com)

Today through Oct. 3: Beauty and the Beast

Oct. 17-Nov. 15: The Music Man

Nov. 28-Dec. 22: A Christmas Carol

Children's Theatre & School of the Arts

237 S. State (801-532-6000, www.childrenstheatreandschool.org)

Today through Sept. 27: Puss in Boots

Nov. 7-Nov. 29: Alice in Wonderland

Dec. 5-Dec. 24: Babes in Toyland

Draper Historic Theatre

12366 S. 900 East, Draper (801-572-4144, www.drapertheatre.org)

Oct. 2-25: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Dec. 4-20: It's a Wonderful Life

Daybreak Community Theatre

Daybreak community, (www.daybreaktheatre.org)

Nov. 13-17: Peter Pan

Empress Theatre

9104 W. 2700 South, Magna (801-347-7373, www.empresstheatre.com)

Today through Oct. 6: Seussical the Musical

Oct. 24-Nov. 17: Wait Until Dark

Dec. 1-Dec. 22: Babes in Toyland

Heritage Theatre, Perry

2505 S. Hwy 89, Perry (435-723-8392, www.heritagetheatreutah.com)

Today through Sept. 20: High School Musical

Oct. 17-Nov. 8: The Mouse Trap

Dec. 5- 22: Little Women-The Musical

Old Barn Community Theatre

3605 Bigler Road, Collinston (435-458-2276, www.oldbarn.org)

Oct. 3-25: Twelve Angry Men

Dec. 5-20: A Christmas Carol

Rodgers Memorial Theatre

292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville (801-298-1302, www.rodgersmemorial.com)

Oct. 3-30: Jekyll and Hyde

Nov. 20-Dec. 20: Forever Plaid Tidings

St. George Musical Theater

200 N. 1000 East, St. George (435-628-8755, www.sgmt.org)

Today through Oct. 11: The Secret Garden

Oct. 16-30: Ghost Tours

SCERA Center

745 S. State, Orem (801-225-2787, www.scera.org)

Sept. 19-Oct. 13: Seussical the Musical

Oct. 20-Nov. 7: Miss Nelson Has a Field Day

Nov. 13-15: Farley Family Reunion

Nov. 28-Dec. 23: Plaid Tidings

StageRight TheaterCompany

Relocating to Layton, (www.stageright.org)

TBA: Laura

TBA: The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society's Production of "A Christmas Carol."

Terrace Plaza Playhouse

99 E. 4700 South, Ogden (801-393-0070, www.terraceplayhouse.com)

Sept. 26-Nov. 14: Aida

Nov. 28-Dec. 23: Scrooge

Dec. 31-Feb. 13: Blithe Spirit

Valley Center Playhouse

780 N. 200 East, Lindon (801-785-1186, www.vcpnews.com)

Oct. 2-24: Shadowbrook Mansion

Oct. 4-27: Hotel Frankenstein

Nov. 1-19: The Follies

Nov. 28-Dec. 22: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Wasatch Theatre

Rose Wagner Center, 138 W. 300 South (801-446-5657, www.wasatchtheatreco.com)

Today through Sept. 28: Page to Stage Festival

Oct. 3-4: Manifesto for Another World