Utah Repertory Theater Company presents the revolutionary rock opera “Rent” Sept. 20-Oct. 6 at downtown Salt Lake City’s The Project.
There is an interesting story in “Rent” that doesn’t appear on the stage. The story of its creation is just as interesting as anything that appears on stage.
Utah Rep’s production of “Carousel” is “exemplary” through the show’s “poignant acting, emotional choreography, and wonderful voices.”
“Carousel has very strong vocal talent, dancing that can sell its own tickets and acting that caused a patron that I overheard say, ‘I don’t know why I’m crying, I never cry.’ Director Johnny Hebda amassed an amazing group of talent for this production.”
“The singers in the production were among the best I have ever heard. I was unable to pick out anyone in the production that was weaker than others in the group. Music Director Melissa Thorne should be very proud of the work that she and the cast has done.”
“You should embrace this window of opportunity to see (‘Carousel’)!”
By Janine Sobeck, Dramaturg The beginning of Act II of Carousel starts with these lyrics: Oh, this was a real nice clambake, We’re mighty glad we came. The vittles we et Were good, you bet, The company was the same. Our hearts are warm, our bellies are full, And we are feeling prime. This was […]
When Rodgers and Hammerstein started to adapt the play “Liliom” into the musical “Carousel,” one of the first things they did was change the setting. “Liliom,” written by Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnár, was set in Budapest, but R&H wanted to find a setting that both they — and their American audience — could connect with.
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630479/Utah-Repertory-Theater-to-stage-Bellhop.html?pg=all Utah Repertory Theater Company announces its production of the farce “What the Bellhop Saw” May 31-June 15 at the Historic Murray Theater. Performances will be Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee at 2 p.m. on June 15. “ ’What the Bellhop Saw’ was written for pure enjoyment,” director Chase Ramsey said […]
http://saltlakecity.broadwayworld.com/article/Summer-Stages-BWWs-Top-Summer-Theatre-Picks-Salt-Lake-City-20130614 CAROUSEL produced by Utah Repertory Theater at the Murray Theater, August 9 to 24. A classic not often produced in Utah, presented by the most exciting up-and-coming theater company in the state.