UVU’s Twelfth Night brings laughter to the outdoors

September 10, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes UVU’s School of the Arts presents Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, making use of the Noorda courtyard for the first time. A must see show For the debut of the outdoor theater alone this show is a must-see. With the efforts of these actors though, if you haven’t seen UVU’s Twelfth Night, you are going to want […]

Utah company to stage ‘Much Ado’ as Shakespeare intended

January 14, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute For four nights, the Orem SCERA Center for the Arts and the Grassroots Shakespeare Company will present what is considered the original romantic comedy–William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Utah’s Grassroots Shakespeare Company, a local touring group, is dedicated to “original practice,” or producing shows with Shakespeare’s original staging and production techniques. The shows have […]

 UVU Opera performs a classic Shakespeare love story

February 5, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Shakespeare’s greatest love story, Roméo et Juliette, was brought to the stage by UVU Opera at the Loveland Performing Arts Center Jan. 22. The story is the familiar classic everyone loves, except set to music.  The story line is also different enough from Shakespeare’s original story that when Romeo and Juliet serenade each other, they […]

Grassroots and UVU’s The Winter’s Tale

October 6, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes “This isn’t your grandma’s Shakespeare. This is more like your great-great-great-great Elizabethan grandmother’s super awesome Shakespeare!” said Kyle Oram, an actor for the UVU Theatre Arts and The Grassroots Shakespeare Company. The method behind the Grassroots company, is that they aim to produce the plays authentic to Shakespeare performance. The company has rehearsals for two […]

‘Merry Wives’ delights audience with holiday show

January 9, 2012

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is an old adage that states “Hell hath no fury like a women scorned.” However, as the Grassroots Shakespeare Company’s latest production illustrates, hell hath no fury like two clever women scorned. In its latest production over the holiday break, GSC performed “Merry Wives of Windsor,” a story of what happens when husbands falsely […]

Othello captures the devastation of tragic love

September 26, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a time of war when ordinary men’s lives can end in a torrent of bullets, it is the green-eyed monster of jealousy and mistrust that is often the fateful undoing of a once-great man. William Shakespeare’s “Othello,” a production by the theater department performed in the Courtyard, captures the true meaning of the term […]

Put out the light and put on a show

September 12, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is a tale of jealousy, selfishness and the downfall of a once great man. And for the first time, people can see a live performance in Utah Valley. “Othello,” directed by Dr. James Arrington, has never been performed in Utah Valley before. The Shakespeare play tells the story of Othello, a moor whose weakness […]