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Valentine fun; and fun for the unromantic

Holly Mullen and Ted Wilson in "Love Letters."
Holly Mullen and Ted Wilson in "Love Letters."
Grand Theatre

Love is in the air. If you and your sweetheart are still looking for the perfect Valentine's Day activity, there are plenty of theaters offering just that.

And for you folks who might be less than interested in Cupid's day, there are a few for you, too.

"Love Letters," Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m., The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State.

This second annual presentation features local writer Holly Mullen and her husband, politician and environmentalist Ted Wilson.

The play follows the correspondence of two people from second grade to adulthood, as they learn what it means to love another person and discover your true self.

Tickets are $25 (801-957-3322 or www.the-grand.org).

"Father of the Bride," Holladay Arts! Feb.12,7 p.m., Holladay City Hall, 4580 S. 2300 East.

Real-life couple Jeremy and Jennie Jonsson head the cast of this 1949 novel turned stage play about a family whose lives are turned upside down when their daughter gets engaged.

The show is free for Salt County residents, $2-$5 for everyone else.

"The Vagina Monologues," Feb. 11, 7 p.m., The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State.

Salt Lake Community College Health & Wellness Services present Eve Ensler's hit play to help raise awareness to stop violence against women and girls. Special performance by Dottie Dixon.

Tickets are $2-$10, (801-957-4464)

"The Vagina Monologues," Feb. 11-13, Vieve Gore Concert Hall, Westminster College, 1840 S. 1300 East.

This is a benefit for the Salt Lake Rape Recovery Center.

Shows are nightly 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 (801-832-2457).

"Get a Clue: The $tocks Caper," Hunt Mysteries, Feb. 12 and 13, The Castle, 930 W. Antelope Drive, Layton; Feb. 15, the Megaplex 13 at the Junction, 2351 Kiesel Ave., Ogden; and Feb. 18, at Boccias D'Italia, 1045 N. Washington Ave., Harrisville.

"Godfather of the Bride," Hunt Mysteries, Feb. 12, the Megaplex 20 at The District, 11400 S. Bangerter Highway, South Jordan.

Tickets range in price between $34.75-$45, dependingon the show and its location. For more information, or for tickets, log on to www.huntmysteries.com.

"The Hanging of El Bandito," Pickleville Playhouse, Feb, 13-15, Eccles Conference Center, Logan.

Pickleville brings back its most popular show just in time for Valentine's Day. This original show stars T.J. Davis, Cory Keate, Michele Ringer, and Whitney Davis.

Shows are nightly, 7:30 p.m., with a 3 p.m. matinee available. Tickets are $10-$29.95, dinner optional, (435-755-0968 or www .picklevillplayhouse.com)

"All You Need Is Love," Guyz N Dollz, Feb. 11 and 12, Midvale Main Street Theatre, 7711 S. Main, Midvale.

A musical tribute to Valentine's Day. All proceeds will help the 17-member cast go on tour.

Shows are nightly, 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 (801-259-8781).

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," Feb. 8, 7 p.m., Salt Lake Community College Black Box Theatre, South City Campus, 1575 S. State.

This free reading of the August Wilson classic, to celebrate black history month, featurures Dee Dee Darby-Duffin and Darryl Stamp (801-957-3322).

e-mail: ehansen@desnews.com