“What the Bellhop Saw” Production Team

Meet the Cast

Meet the Cast

Before you come out to the show, there are a few people we’d like you to meet. OUR AMAZING CAST! Drumroll, please… JACK KYLE ORAM (Wally) Kyle is a recent graduate of Utah Valley University. Credits include Orpheus in UVU’s Eurydice, multiple roles with Grassroots Shakespeare, and most recently Koko in The Mikado at UVU. He plays in improv and sketch shows for Dr. Yes and The Thrillionaires. What the Bellhop Saw features many of the most talented people he knows. He’s thrilled at the opportunity. JAMES McKINNEY (Georgie) James is a third-year actor at Utah Valley...

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Keeping It Current

Keeping It Current

We just finished our first week of rehearsal. It has been absolutely fantastic. It’s a lot of fun to discover a new world and new characters with other incredibly talented people. One of the first things our director, Chase Ramsey, asked for cast members to do was to go through their lines and find ways to update the references their characters make. What the Bellhop Saw was written in the late 1980s and published in 1990. It is definitely a product of its time. Some of the gags have been seen over and over again, and are just tired. That’s not how a farce should be. It should be fun,...

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Promotional Video and Photoshoot

Promotional Video and Photoshoot

On May 8, the cast and some of the crew for What the Bellhop Saw headed down to the historic Utah County Courthouse in the middle of downtown Provo to shoot some footage for our promotional video. We chose this beautiful neoclassical space to reflect the opulence of our hotel, The Grand Tiltmore.       What do you think? Can you see bellhops running around from room to room making a mess of things? All that’s missing is a concierge desk! Here are some behind-the-scenes photos. Overall I’d say we had a lot of fun. Tune in soon to see the fruits of our hard...

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Farce: You Know You Love It!

Comedy of Errors, Noises Off, Lend Me a Tenor, The Foreigner, One Man, Two Guvnors, and What the Bellhop Saw. What do they have in common? Slamming doors, mixed up lovers, characters in embarrassing situations — in forms of undress. This is farce. Although we might not know it, farce is everywhere. From the stage to the screen — in movies like What’s Up, Doc? — and even at home on our televisions. Just look at your favorite Tom and Jerry or Arrested Development episode. Even if these aren’t classified completely as farce. They at least utilize some of its characteristics. So...

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