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A New Twist on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Review: Into the Woods at the Utah Shakespeare Festival

As an examination of the dangerous pursuit of "happily-ever-after" and the sometimes-tragic consequences of getting what one wants, Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods is a mixed bag of hit-or-miss comedy and drama.

By Jonathan Decker
My Brother, Gary Kapp, An Artist and a Gentle Man

My brother, Gary, is my favorite artist whether it be western art or religious art. Sure, I’m a bit prejudiced—how could I not be!

By Janice Kapp Perry
Backstage Graffiti: Artists of Alpine

Trevor Southey moved to Alpine. Gary Smith moved there. Pretty soon John Marshall lived there, and Mike Graves, and Wulf Barsch, and Neil Hadlock, and Frank Riggs, George Gruber, and Joe Heiner--all trying to make a living entirely from their art.

By Marvin Payne
Jurassic Quest: Your Family Can Interact with Dinosaurs

With over 50 lifelike animatronic dinosaurs (some to look at, others to ride), fossil digs, dino-themed inflatables, a dinosaur theater, face-painting, and more, the Jurassic Quest makes for an excellent prehistoric expedition for any family.

By Jonathan Decker
Rattlin’ D Playhouse Offers Les Miz Parody, Prime Rib Dinner

If you're looking for a terrific date or family night, the Rattlin' D Playhouse's musical parody LesS Miserables: A Whole Lot LESS Miserable! is sure to meet your needs.

By Jonathan Decker
BYU takes on Oscar Wilde using Puppets

Oscar Wilde’s children’s story The Selfish Giant, is a tale of friendship, faith and transformation. Many have attempted to capture the heart of Wilde’s story, but never quite like BYU’s upcoming production opening this weekend.

By BYU Media Relations
BYU to present the United States Debut of Musical ‘Count of Monte Cristo’

BYU's interdisciplinary Music Dance Theatre program and Department of Theatre and Media Arts will present a fully staged workshop production of Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy's musical drama The Count of Monte Cristo.

Brigham’s Playhouse Uplifts with New 'Little Women' Musical

It shouldn’t have worked, and to be honest my expectations were shaky. To my delight and surprise, however, the production was a terrific success.

By Jonathan Decker
Our Stories Will Save Us

Stories of the Utah pioneers, mountain men, miners, Native American Indians, heroes and common folk will become the foundation upon which we can build thriving cultural heritage tourism, bringing in visitors from all over the world.

By Clive Romney