One of OBT’s most endeared Halloween parody. A hunchback watches the poor people of Paris fall prey to Count Dracula. He watches idly until the love of his life Esmerelda becomes prey. He then springs to her rescue. Will love conquer all?!
Opera in four acts, composed by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa. Love, money, illness, wealth, and poverty all collide in this tale of whirlwind romance and shocking tragedy.
This one-person show by Duncan Macmillan tells the story of the “Narrator” who tells about his upbringing and the challenges of having a mother experiencing depression. How does a young boy try to find the brilliant things in life, as a way of cheering his mom up? And will it work? Run time: 80 minutes, no intermission. Age policy: Recommended for ages 8 and up. All patrons require a ticket (no babies-in arms). Themes of suicide.
This Spring's Musical Theatre Showcase will be featuring all three of our levels of musical theatre. Musical Theatre I & II students will each be performing a solo piece, as well as a group dance piece from the work of Bob Fosse. Musical Theatre III, as well as our students who competed in the Musical Theatre category at Theatre Region and/or State are joining us as special guests.
Live at the Eccles presents the concert version of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat September 21-23, 2023 at the Eccles Theatre in Salt Lake City. ArtTix is the official ticketing source for Live at the Eccles events. Experience one of the world’s most beloved family musicals, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, in concert starring Casey Elliott of the award-winning musical group, GENTRI, as Joseph and Utah-native Lexi Walker as the Narrator. Other notable performers include Shaun Johnson of The Johnson Files as Pharaoh, Yahosh Bonner, Kyle Olsen, Mark McCormack, and Ryan Christensen, with more to be announced. The electric production will also feature One Voice Children’s Choir of America’s Got Talent fame, dynamic choreography, and a live orchestra. Follow @Joseph.SLC on Instagram for additional casting announcements and show information. Don’t miss this unforgettable event! Run time: TBA Recommended for ages 8 and up. No babes-in-arms. All patrons must have a ticket regardless of age.
Snow White is back at the Eccles! After five years, this critically acclaimed and audience loved version of the classic fairy tale is returning to the Regent Street Black Box. To escape the witch Fand, Snow White hides in the woods, where she meets new friends, finds the strength to confront evil, and learns the power of love. A thrilling adventure, both beautiful and poignant, you don’t want to miss Sting & Honey’s Snow White! “The appeal of Sting & Honey’s Snow White is truly in its universality. It’s magical whether you’re the type who draws literary connections between iconic works or whether you just like watching people tell a story. And the show is funny–there is a great deal of humor in its telling. And maybe you’ll learn what the mirror has to tell you–whether you can embrace your own wild side or not.” –Front Row Reviews A play for the family (recommended for ages 5 and up). There is a scene of intense fighting, and some potentially frightening moments involving the witch and the mirror. *** No Late Seating after the first 15 minutes. *** Run time: 80 minutes. Age policy: Recommended for all ages. All patrons require a ticket (no babies in arms). Preferably ages 5+ due to an intense battle scene and some potentially frightening scenes with a witch and mirror.
Little Shop of Horrors is a horror comedy rock musical with music by Alan Menken and lyrics and a book by Howard Ashman. The story follows a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. Run time: 135 minutes, includes 15 minute intermission. Age policy: Recommended for all ages. Children 13 months and under (babes-in-arms) do not require a ticket.
What if Lady Macduff finally had her say beyond her 19 lines in The Scottish Play? Finlay Macbeth has done Lady Helen Macduff a terrible wrong. Now they are trapped, alone together, in a purgatorial waiting room. What if the only escape is forgiving the unforgivable? This riff on Shakespeare’s MACBETH is a life-after-death journey through the strange, the empty, and everything in-between. Run time: 1 hours, no intermission. No Late Seating. Recommended for ages 12 and up. No babes-in-arms. All patrons require a ticket regardless of age.
What if Portia’s appearance as a male lawyer in court wasn’t the first—or last—time she dressed in drag? Portia is a noblewoman in 16th century Venice, She wants to be a lawyer, but that profession is reserved for men. Her lawyer cousin Bellario won’t teach her. Her husband Bassanio is in serious legal trouble … and he’s in love with his best friend Antonio. Things are not going well. What’s a girl to do? 1. Create an alter ego (enter Balthazar). 2. Trick Bellario. 3. Represent Antonio (and Bassanio) in court. This riff on Shakespeare’s THE MERCHANT OF VENICE is a life-and-death journey through the law, love, and gender identity. Developed in our Lab and Script-In-Hand Series + Words Cubed at Utah Shakespeare Festival.
You are the live studio audience (both performances are live broadcasts!) of RADIO HOUR on KUER’s RadioWest for the first time in a decade as Doug Fabrizio returns to the role of Sherlock Holmes that he first played in 2012 in RADIO HOUR EPISODE 7: SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE BLUE CARBUNCLE. What if Dr. Watson was a woman and Sherlock Holmes wasn’t always right? On the run from Moriarty, the keenest criminal mind they’ve ever faced, Holmes is unsure of his powers, and Watson is unsure of him. Run time: 1 hours, no intermission. No Late Seating. Recommended for ages 12 and up. No babes-in-arms. All patrons require a ticket regardless of age.
Cirque-style musical about a phoenix rising from the ashes. Run time: 100 minutes, includes 10 minute intermission. Recommended for all ages. No babes-in-arms. All patrons must have a ticket regardless of age.
Wizard of Oz–Follow the adventures of Dorothy as she goes over the rainbow only to discover that there really is no place like home. Run time: 55 minutes, no intermission. Age policy: Recommended for all ages. Children 13 months and under (babes-in-arms) do not require a ticket. Children between the ages of 13 months and 3 years receive a free ticket.
Average teen Marvin McFlea travels back in time to the totally awesome year of 1985 to make his parents rich and famous. But his meddling upsets the space/time continuum. With help of Doc Emma Braun, he must battle an evil tetherball coach, Coach Strictman, along with his father’s nemesis: Buff Tanman. It’s 88 Miles of Laughter!!