Stage notes: An operatic farce for New Year's plus drawing 'The Zion Curtain'
Ring in New Year's with a farce
Hale Center Theater Orem presents the well-loved farce "Lend Me a Tenor," set behind the scenes at an opera company, circa 1934. The comedy tells the story of what happens when world-famous tenor Tito Merelli goes missing during the Cleveland Opera's gala fundraiser.
When • Monday, Dec. 31, at 7:30 and 10 p.m.; continues Monday-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., with 3 p.m. matinees on Saturday
Where • Hale Center Theater, 25 W. 400 North, Orem
Tickets • New Year's Eve 10 p.m. performance will be $35, with party favors and appetizers and desserts from Magelby's; $16-$20 ($4 less for children per ticket) for regular nightly performances
Info • Details and tickets at 801-2226-8600 or visit bit.ly/UXVa1S.
Lifting 'The Zion Curtain'
Utah Free Theatre presents "The Zion Curtain," a documentary play about the collision of ideology and civil rights using the words of real people to trace the roots of reactionary and homophobic doctrines in the LDS Church.
When • Wednesday through Sunday, Jan. 2-6, 7:30 p.m.
Where • Studio 115 Theatre, 240 S. 1500 East, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City
Tickets • Free