May 30, 2019 7:00 am MDTFor 'Joseph's' 50th anniversary, Utah Shakespeare Festival has 2 ways for you to see that 'Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' Utah Shakespeare Festival's 2019 lineup includes Utah favorite “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” served two ways — and in two different locations: One at Salt Lake's Red Butte Garden and one in Cedar City.
Whitney Butters Wilde
Whitney Butters Wilde is the associate editor of the Features department. She is a writer who believes everyone has a story to tell, and it's a journalist's good fortune to discover them. Whitney began her journey with the Deseret News in 2010 as a Mormon Times intern and has also worked as an editorial assistant and assistant editor. Whitney graduated from the University of Utah in May 2014 with a degree in communication and married her husband, Blake, in October 2014.
May 26, 2019 7:00 am MDTAhead of Eccles Theater's 'School of Rock', meet the Utah kids who really know how to 'melt some faces' It’s a story audiences can see unfolding at the Eccles Theater May 28-June 2 as “School of Rock” the musical makes its way to Salt Lake City, but it’s also a story a group of 150 kids will be living in real life.
Mar 25, 2019 7:00 am MDT'There is not one category that you can stick a woman in': Hale Centre Theatre celebrates women with 'Steel Magnolias' The year 1987 isn’t one popularly dubbed “The Year of the Woman” — as 1992 and 2018 have widely been — but it nonetheless had its notable moments for women.
Feb 20, 2019 9:00 am MSTHow a Deseret News journalist became a Salt Lake-based playwright Elaine Jarvik's “An Evening With Two Awful Men” is set to premiere at the hand of Plan-B Theatre Company Feb. 21-March 3 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. It is her fourth full-length play to premiere with Plan-B.