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Summer Guide 2015

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SHOW ME THE FUNNY
The summer's theater offerings promise mirth, merriment and more than a little drama

Compiled by Derek Edwards
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Like the Bard, you'll soon be telling yourself that "this summer's lease hath all too short a date." Heavy on the laughs, this summer's stage offerings will leave you and your split sides wanting more. Featuring a number of Shakespeare and Broadway favorites, with some locally written offerings in the mix, this wide range of productions caters to all tastes. This season's biggest splash looks to be the long-awaited Utah appearance of The Book of Mormon at the Capitol Theatre; the smash hit musical from the creators of TV show South Park has already sold out. Those who didn't get their tickets can seek similar comedic consolation in this year's production of Saturday's Voyeur. Regular theatergoers will certainly find the annual pilgrimage to the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City worth the trip, and Tuacahn's big-budget Disney productions similarly continue to beckon to families looking for worthwhile entertainment. Whether your bent leans to community productions or to big-time Broadway musicals, there's sure to be a summer performance geared to your liking.

Through June 6
Into the Hoods: A Fractured Fairy Tale
Desert Star Playhouse
4861 S. State, Murray
801-266-2600
DesertStar.biz

Mary Poppins
Brigham's Playhouse
25 N. 300 West, Washington
435-251-8000
BrighamsPlayhouse.com

The Revengers
The Off Broadway Theatre
272 S. Main
801-355-4628
TheOBT.org

Through June 20
Big Fish
Hale Center Theater Orem
225 W. 400 North, Orem
801-226-8600
HaleTheater.org

Thoroughly Modern Millie
The Empress Theatre
9104 W. 2700 South, Magna
801-347-7373

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EmpressTheatre.com
Through July 2015
The Comedy of Errors
& Julius Caesar
Various Utah venues
707-722-7529
GrassrootsShakespeare.com

June 4-June 13
Princess Academy
BYU Department of Theatre
Franklin S. Harris Fine Arts Center, Provo
801-422-2981
Arts.BYU.edu

June 5-June 20
Disney & Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins
Scera Shell Outdoor Theatre
699 S. State, Orem
801-225-2787
Scera.org

June 5-June 27
Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Heritage Community Theatre
2505 S. Highway 89, Brigham City
435-723-8392
HeritageTheatreUtah.com

June 5-Aug. 1
Disney's The Little Mermaid
Hale Centre Theatre
3333 S. Decker Lake Drive West Valley City
801-984-9000
HaleCentreTheatre.org

June 11-June 14
The Foreigner
Egyptian Theatre
328 Main, Park City
435-649-9371
EgyptianTheatreCompany.org

June 11-June 21
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Babcock Theatre
300 S. University St.
801-581-7100
Theatre.Utah.edu

June 11-June 27
Echo Writer's Showcase: 3 Plays From Local Playwrights
The Echo Theatre
15 N. 100 East St., Provo
801-375-2181
TheEchoTheatre.com

June 11-July 30
Noises Off
Caine Lyric Theatre
28 W. Center St., Logan
435-797-8022
Arts.USU.edu/Lyric

June 11-Aug. 22
Grease'd: Happy Days Are Here Again!
Desert Star Playhouse
4861 S. State, Murray
801-266-2600
DesertStar.biz

June 12-June 20
Oliver: The Musical
Rose Wagner Center
138 W. 300 South
801-355-2787
ArtTix.org

June 12-June 27
Alice in Wonderland Jr.
The Old Barn Community Theatre
3605 Bigler Road, Collinston
435-458-2276
OldBarn.org

Treasure Island: A Modern Day Musical
Draper Historic Theatre
12366 S. 900 East, Draper
801-572-4144
DraperTheatre.org

June 12-July 3
Harvey
Centerpoint Legacy Theatre

525 N. 400 West, Centerville
801-298-1302
CenterpointTheatre.org

June 12-July 25
1776: America's Musical
Terrace Plaza Playhouse
99 E. 4700 South, Ogden
801-393-0070
TerracePlayhouse.com

June 12-Oct. 17
Disney's Beauty and the Beast
Tuacahn Amphitheatre
1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins
800-746-9882
Tuacahn.org

June 13-Oct. 16
Disney's When You Wish
Tuacahn Amphitheatre
1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins
800-746-9882
Tuacahn.org

June 16-July 11
Anne of Green Gables
Brigham's Playhouse
25 N. 300 West, Washington
435-251-8000
BrighamsPlayhouse.com

June 17-July 25
Joseph Smith: Praise to the Man
Brigham's Playhouse
25 N. 300 West, Washington
435-251-8000
BrighamsPlayhouse.com

June 17-July 31
Last Train to Nibroc
Caine Lyric Theatre
28 W. Center St., Logan
435-797-8022
Arts.USU.edu/Lyric

June 18-July 19
The King and I
Centerpoint Legacy Theatre
525 N. 400 West, Centerville
801-298-1302
CenterpointTheatre.org

June 19-July 18
The Compleat Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
The Off Broadway Theatre
272 S. Main, SLC
801-355-4628
TheOBT.org

June 24-Aug. 1
The Mystery of Edwin Drood: The Musical
Caine Lyric Theatre
28 W. Center St., Logan
435-797-8022

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Even with The Book of Mormon's Broadway buzz, this year's locally-produced Saturday's Voyeur promises to be top among the best theatrical satires of contemporary life in Utah. A comedic catharsis of all things local, a new variant of the show has been produced almost annually since 1978.

Arts.USU.edu/Lyric

June 24-Aug. 30
Saturday's Voyeur 2015
Salt Lake Acting Company
168 W. 500 North
801-363-7522
SaltLakeActingCompany.org

June 25-Oct. 31