Backstage Review: New World Shakespeare Company’s “Macbeth”

Forget Freddie and Jason, Macbeth is history’s scariest killer, and he’s back in Salt Lake just in time for Halloween. After … Continue reading

A Midsummer Night, Full of Hits and Misses

If you like Shakespeare, and are not too sensitive to same-gender relationships or a grittier interpretation of Shakespeare’s words, I would recommend this production. Continue reading

This is NOT the moment for Dark Horse Company Theatre’s “Jekyll and Hyde”

If you are in the mood for a dark musical just in time for Halloween this may be a good choice. “Jekyll and Hyde” is a challenging undertaking for many reasons… In order for “Jekyll and Hyde” to be successful two things must be present: very strong directing and detailed choices to compensate for the lacking material, and a strong dimensional actor playing Dr. Jekyll. Unfortunately this production was not up for the challenge and failed on both accounts… Continue reading

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