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Stage: 'Hair,' 'Harvey,' 'Phantom' and other classics

Published January 19, 2013 1:01 am

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Let the Sunshine In

The national tour of "Hair," the classic 1960s musical about a group of young Americans searching for peace and love in a turbulent time, plays its last show at Kingsbury Hall. Search for our preview at sltrib.com/entertainment.

When • Today, Jan. 20, 1 p.m.

Where • Kingsbury Hall, 1395 E. Presidents Circle, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $30-$57.50; visit bit.ly/SAXDON or kingsburyhall.org

'Harvey' in Perry

Heritage Theatre presents the comedy "Harvey," the story of Elwood P. Dowd and his unseen friend, a 6 1/2-foot-tall rabbit named Harvey.

When • Monday, Jan. 21, Friday, Jan. 25, Saturday, Jan. 26, and Monday, Jan. 28, 7:30 p.m.; matinee Jan. 26, 2 p.m.

Where • Heritage Community Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry

Tickets • $10 at the door or 435-723-8392

Are you ready for 'Music of the Night'?

The Brigham Young University theater and media arts department presents the musical "Phantom of the Opera."

When • Tuesday-Friday, Jan. 22-25, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, 2 and 7:30 p.m.

Where • Brigham Young University de Jong Concert Hall, Campus Drive and 1200 North, Provo

Tickets • $15-$25 at the door; visit bit.ly/VxqEwN

Get ready for 'Claybourne Park'

Pioneer Theatre Company and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts present a staged reading of Lorraine Hansberry's classic "A Raisin in the Sun," in conjunction with PTC's upcoming Feb. 15-March 2 production of Bruce Norris' 2011 Pulitzer Prize-wining "Claybourne Park," written in response to Hansberry's play.

When • Thursday, Jan. 24, 6:30 p.m.

Where • Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Ogden company gets 'Next to Normal'

The Ziegfeld Theater presents the ambitious contemporary musical about mental illness, "Next to Normal," by composer Tom Kitt and lyricist/playwright Bryan Yorkey.

When • Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 24-26, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 Washington Blvd., Ogden

Tickets • $12-$15; visit ZigArts.com or call 855-ZIG-ARTS

Another close shave

Judge Memorial Catholic High School presents encore performances of its fall play, "Sweeney Todd."

When • Thursday, Jan. 24, 6:30 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m.

Where • Judge Memorial Catholic High School, 650 S. 1100 East, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free; note that some themes may be unsuitable for younger children; donations are accepted

The dog whisperer

Cesar Millan, the dog behaviorist known as the dog whisperer, speaks. Promoters say that dogs won't be allowed into the concert hall.

When • Friday, Jan. 25, 8 p.m.

Where • Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $37-$84; dogs are not allowed into the performance; visit bit.ly/T7PsMD or arttix.org, 801-355-2787.

'The Voice of the Prairie'

The Grand Theatre presents "The Voice of the Prairie," a story of Poppy, a hobo, and his young traveling companion, Davey Quinn.

When • Wednesday, Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Community College Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $12; visit bit.ly/WeP11U or http://www.the-grand.org

'The Sorcerer's Apprentice'

The Children's Theatre presents this musical, made famous by Walt Disney's animated feature film "Fantasia."

When • Friday, Jan. 25, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 26, 1 and 4:30 p.m.

Where • Children's Theatre of Utah, 3605 S. State, South Salt Lake

Tickets • $14; visit bit.ly/XeASBb; 801-532-6000 or tctheatre.org