More than 50 young pianists have been invited to compete in two competitions hosted by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation. Ages 11-14 will compete June 13-18, and ages 15-18 will compete June 21-28.
In a world moving in an increasingly digital direction, a return to simpler times can provide a welcome diversion, and some say spending time with a coloring book could do the trick. Here is a list of 13 coloring books that may appeal to adults.
Brandon Sanderson’s Reckoners series, which began with “Steelheart” and continued in “Firefight,” now concludes with “Calamity,” a book that delivers plenty of satisfaction but also holds some disappointment.
While orphan-turned-governess Jane Eyre is called plain by many of those who encounter her, Hale Center Theater Orem’s rendering of the musical “Jane Eyre,” which runs through June 4, is far from ordinary.
Utah Opera is preparing to finish its 2015-16 season with Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro,” which will run May 7-15 at Capitol Theatre.
Fifty years ago, the Utah Symphony had its first performance at Carnegie Hall as part of the venue’s 75th anniversary season. Now in the midst of its own 75th anniversary, the orchestra is poised to again perform at the celebrated venue.
Charlotte Bronte’s novel “Jane Eyre” has seen many iterations and been told in many formats, and it’s headed next to Hale Center Theater Orem, where a musical version will be performed April 21-June 4,
CenterPoint Legacy Theatre will present the musical murder mystery “Curtains” from April 18-May 14.
After 25 years as Pioneer Theatre Company’s resident costume designer and costume shop manager, Carol Wells-Day is set to retire at the end of the 2015-16 season.
PTC’s presentation of J.B. Priestley’s English classic “An Inspector Calls,” which runs Feb. 19-March 5, shares messages that become deeper the longer one looks and that are particularly relevant today, according to artistic director Karen Azenberg.
Jermaine Sullivan’s life has changed in some ways since the filming of the documentary “Meet the Mormons,” of which he said he’s “glad to have been a part.”
The Utah Symphony and the Utah Opera announced Paul Meecham will become the organizations’ next president and CEO, effective July 1.
Orson Scott Card’s Mithermages series seemed poised for what could only be an exciting and explosive conclusion in “Gatefather.” Instead, however, Card chose to have the story meander down the metaphysical route.
Written by John Olive and with music by Susan Ennis, the children’s musical “Art Dog,” which runs Dec. 4-23 at Salt Lake Acting Company, is based on Thacher Hurd’s children’s book by the same name.
As Utah enters the holiday season, several area theater companies are offering shows to help audiences celebrate. Here is a list of several familiar and never-before-seen productions taking place over the next few weeks.
“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” will touch down at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City for five performances Nov. 20-22. Sarah Miller-Crews, who plays Rudolph, says it’s “not just a story about the holidays.”
Several local artists are hard at work preparing supersize candy ornaments for the Macy’s holiday candy windows unveiling Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. at Macy’s City Creek, 21 S. Main.
Several artists are hard at work preparing their supersize candy ornament creations for the Holiday Candy Windows unveiling Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. at Macy’s City Creek Center, 21 S. Main.
Pioneer Theatre Company’s solid production of “Outside Mullingar” delivers many bright moments in a story that often feels somber and overcast.
During his 32-year career as director of the Utah Symphony, Maurice Abravanel had an immeasurable impact on the musicians he led and the community for which they performed — an impact that has helped the symphony survive and thrive for 75 years.
“The British Passion for Landscape: Masterpieces from National Museum Wales” is a touring exhibit visiting through Dec. 13 at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.
USF’s production of “The Taming of the Shrew” is a nuanced, heartfelt and thoroughly enjoyable season highlight. Though it has many silly and slapstick moments, it’s also a serious love story told with love.
Audiences seeing a farce expect to find themselves laughing, and those who see the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s production of Brandon Thomas’ “Charley’s Aunt,” directed by David Ivers, have nothing to worry about on that front
The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s “South Pacific” is an enchanting production full of warmth and beauty that is a treat to the eyes and ears as it offers an opportunity for introspection into one’s own attitudes and their origins.
In much the same way as Mozart’s compositions, the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s passionate and impressive production of “Amadeus” lingers in the mind long after it ends. But like Mozart’s music, some sections of the show are more pleasant than others.
Productions of “King Lear” routinely give audiences a taste of what can follow decisions based on pride and ambition, but the Utah Shakespeare Festival here serves up a generous and delicious helping.
Throughout their years with USF, married couple Brian Vaughn and Melinda Pfundstein have played a few lead roles opposite each other. This season, they’ve been brought together again as Petruchio and Katherine in “The Taming of the Shrew.”
Audiences set on seeing all of Shakespeare’s history plays will not want to miss this one as it’s rarely performed, but average theatergoers may prefer one of the festival’s other productions.
Fans of “The King and I” are likely to be familiar enough with the songs and plot to be swept up in the simple elegance of CenterPoint Legacy Theatre’s production, which runs through July 18.
This summer, the Utah Shakespeare Festival and its audiences will bid the Adams Shakespearean Theatre farewell as it opens for its final season.