Two family plays are opening this week in Utah and Sanpete county theaters.
- ROUGHLY SPEAKING, a comedy set in the 1950s, opens Friday, April 7, at the Valley Center Playhouse in Lindon, where it will continue through May 22 on Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays at 7:30 p.m.Directed by Leslie Stott, the cast includes Ernie Bramwell, Randy Brady, Sandy Pratt, Russell Daley, David Robertson, Melanie Curtis, Hazel Curtis, Joanna Wilcox, Rachel Hebert, Matt Bramwell, Stephanie Gray, Danny Gibbons, Kadie Cluff and Leslie Stott.
VCP, located at 780 N. 200 East, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Any theatergoer bringing two new patrons to the theater will receive a free ticket to any upcoming show this season. There will also be nightly door prizes.
Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for children, students and senior citizens, and $20 for families.
For reservations, call 785-1186.
- HALLELUJAH HOPSCOTCH, a contemporary fairy tale, will be presented Friday, Saturday and Monday, April 7, 8 and 10, at 7 p.m. in the Fairview City Dance Hall.
The Sanpete Community Theater production is being directed by Jennifer Smith.
Hallelujah Hopscotch is a young, nonconformist fairy who is abandoned in a back yard where she is faced with adjusting to the ways of human children. The production combines dance, music and dialogue.
The cast includes Holly Vincent in the title role, with Misty Baggerly and Dennis Sullivan as Penny and David Thomas, and Kerry Deuel as Mr. Longwood.
Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for children or $10 per family, with tickets available at the door. Refreshments will also be available.