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NOW PLAYING: THE LITTLE MERMAID with the Spanish Fork Community Theater

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Spanish Fork Community Theater is pleased to announce that we will be performing Disney’s The Little Mermaid July 20-22, 24, 27-29, 31. Tickets are now available at www.sfctonline.org

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl,” and “Part of Your World.”

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Press Release: Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Alpine Community Theater

Alpine Community Theater (ACT) invites you to be their guest this year for their summer production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. This 10 year anniversary performance will be held July 21st through July 31st at the Valentine Theater. The theater is located at 839 East 9th North in American Fork.

Join Belle and her friends as they enchant local audiences with the endearing tale of love and redemption as only Disney can tell. This timeless classic won all of our hearts a decade ago and is sure to  win yours as well. Many of the cast members from the previous show have returned for this performance, as well as some wonderful new faces. Performances will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Monday evenings and 2:00pm for the matinee performances each Saturday.

There will be an Ice Cream social on Monday, June 26th from 6-8pm to kick off ticket sales. The social will also be held at the Valentine Theater. Attendees will be able to buy ice cream, celebrate with the cast and purchase discounted tickets.

There will also be a special VIP Backstage Party for children ages 5-12 on July 29 at 1:00pm before the matinee show. Children attending the party are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Disney character.  They will meet the cast, read stories with Belle, dance with the Beast, have ‘tea’ with Mrs. Potts, and receive a backstage tour, along with other fun activities.  They can experience all this backstage excitement for just the price of an adult ticket. Costumes are encouraged!

Come ‘Be Our Guest’ for a memorable and enchanting experience! Tickets can be purchased online at alpinecommunitytheater.org.  Tickets are $10 for children and senior citizens and $12 for adults. You may purchase tickets for shows and the VIP Party online at alpinecommunitytheater.org or at the Valentine Theater one hour prior to each performance.

ACT is a 100% volunteer organization, “Where everyone can get into the ACT!” ACT provides exceptional family friendly theater experiences for the residents of Northern Utah County and encourages everyone to get involved and “get in the ACT”.

NOW PLAYING: Fiddler on the Roof

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The Riverton Arts Council presents Fiddler on the Roof, a timeless tale of family, love, and tradition. Join us as we celebrate this beautiful piece of theatre with a magnificent cast and crew! This family-friendly show is most definitely one that you do not want to miss.

Fiddler on the Roof performs on June 15, 16, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24, and 26 at 7:00pm at the Sandra N. Lloyd Community Center. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at the door or online at www.rivertonartscouncil.com. Seating is reserved so get tickets now while options are open. We cannot wait to see you there!

Neil Simon Festival

The Neil Simon Festival just completed its spring tour of Driving Miss Daisy starring Clarence Gilyard and Sheree Wilson—both of the long-running TV series Walker Texas Ranger—along with Neil Simon Festival founder Richard Bugg. The tour covered six of the most renowned theatres in the U.S., finishing up at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton, Wisconsin and the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts in Portsmouth, Ohio. In total, more than six thousand people saw the show this season, which drew standing ovations everywhere. Next week, the summer company will arrive in Cedar City to begin rehearsal for our summer season, which opens on July 12. See www.simonfest.org for details.

 

Now Playing: SEUSSICAL at the Loveland Performing Arts Center

Heritage students are excited to present Seussical, May 4 & 5 at 7:00 pm at the Loveland Performing Arts Center located on Heritage’s campus.

This new musical story, based on the works of Dr. Seuss, weaves together his most famous tales and characters in fun and unexpected ways! From Broadway to your own neck of the woods, audiences and cast members have been able to dive into the world of Dr. Seuss nationwide since 2000. This imaginative story helps us all believe in the power of our own imagination, shows us the value of helping a friend, and helps us remember to be ourselves.

Performing for a sold-out crowd in our state-of-the-art, 620 seat Loveland Performing Arts Center is one of many life-changing opportunities students experience at Heritage. Three months of diligent practice, getting out of their comfort zones, memorizing lines, singing and dancing finally pays off when a sold-out crowd, including members of the local community, their family members and Heritage staff, provide a standing ovation!

Directed by: Julia DuBois

Music direction by: Andrew Walsh

Choreography by: Jasmine Petrell

Learn more here.

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Looking To Pursue Comedy?

The greatest comedic actors of our age all got their start at improv schools. Stephen Colbert (Second City), Tina Fey (Improv Olympic), Bobby Moynihan (Upright Citizens Brigade), and Will Ferrell (The Groundlings) are who they are today because of their improvisation education. Whether you are looking to break into comedy in the big hubs or locally, the best way to get started is join a comedy school.

Utah’s first comedy school, ImprovBroadway, has opened just down the street and is looking for students to study, perform, and produce original comedy. Study comedy while in school and join Utah’s fastest growing comedy community. Find more information here.