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Hot tickets: Utah Symphony's Beethoven season closer, plus Ballet West's 'Innovations' and 'Aliens (The Puppet Musical)'
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"Wicked" • Broadway Across America — Utah presents the national touring musical July 18-Aug. 26 (best availability for Sunday shows); $100-$195 (plus fees) at http://www.arttix.org or 801-355-2787 (best availability for Sunday shows).

St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights • Outdoors at Park City's Deer Valley Resort: Aaron Neville (July 13), Lucinda Williams (July 16), Dwight Yoakam (July 29), Supertramp's Roger Hodgson (Aug. 5), the All-American Rejects (Aug. 12) and Rickie Lee Jones (Aug. 25). Prices range from $35 for general seating, and $45-$65 for reserved seats, at 435-655-3114 or http://www.ecclescenter.org.

Dance

"Innovations" • Ballet West's annual program of new choreography at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City; Friday and Saturday, May 25 and 26, at 7:30 p.m., with a 2:30 p.m. Saturday matinee; $45 (plus service fees); arttix.org; read dance writer Kathy Adams' review at http://bit.ly/KxdsSz.

Ailine's Touch of Polynesia • Temple Square Concerts in the Park; Brigham Young Historic Park, 50 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City; Saturday, May 26, at 8 p.m.; free; 801 240-3323.

Music

Utah Premiere Brass • LDS Assembly Hall, 50 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City; Friday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m.; free; admission is limited to those 8 and older; 801-240-3323 or lds.org/events.

Utah Symphony • With conductor Thierry Fischer; Simon Holt's "St. Vitus in the Kettle," Beethoven's Symphony No. 1 and Richard Strauss' "An Alpine Symphony"; Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City; Friday and Saturday, May 25 and 26, at 8 p.m.; $17-$65; arttix.org.

Salt Lake Symphonic Choir • Music of That Old Time Religion under the direction of Erin Pike Tall; Waterford School Concert Hall, 1480 E. 9400 South, Sandy; Friday, May 25, 8-9:30 p.m.; $10.

Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers • with Buffalo Jones; The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City; Friday, May 25, at 9 p.m.; $14, must be 21; bit.ly/HR4BN9.

Lake Effect • Jazz/funk; The Bayou, 645 S. State St., Salt Lake City; Friday, May 25, at 9 p.m.; free, must be 21+ to attend.

Brett Zumsteg •Organ and harpsichord, including works by Bach and Brahms; LDS Assembly Hall, 50 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City; Saturday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m.; free; 8 and older; 801-240-3323 or lds.org/events.

Das Energi Festival • Featuring Benny Benassi with Zeds Dead and Fedde LeGrand opening. Saltair, 12408 W. Salt Air Drive, Magna; Saturday, May 26, at 2:15 p.m.; $25-$100; must be 16+; ID required; smithstix.com.

Katie Ainge • West Jordan singer-songwriter, pianist and guitarist; Roll Up Cafe, 1605 S. State St., Salt Lake City; Saturday, May 26, at 7 p.m.; free.

Theater

"Aliens (The Puppet Musical)" • Meat & Potato Theatre at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center'd Studio Theatre; 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. Friday and Saturday, May 25 and 26, at 8 p.m., Sunday, May 27, at 2 p.m.; $20; arttix.org.

"Blithe Spirit" • Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South; Friday and Saturday, May 25 and 26, at 7:30 p.m.; $9-$12; ezticketlive.com/checkout/event_view.asp?id=20.

"Thoroughly Modern Millie" • Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden; Friday, Saturday and Monday at 7:30 p.m., through June 2; $7-$12; 801-393-0070.

"Greece Is the Word" • Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main St., Salt Lake City; Friday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m.; $8-$16; bit.ly/h5IPq9.

"Princess Bridesmaid" • Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State St., Murray; through June 9; Friday and Saturday at 8:30 p.m.; Saturday matinees at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.; $9.95-$17.95; 801-266-2600; http://www.desertstarplayhouse.com.

"Cinderella" • Children's Theatre of Utah, 3506 S. State, South Salt Lake; Friday, May 25, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, May 26, at 1 and 4:30 p.m.; $12; 801-532-6000; http://www.tctheatre.org.

"Confessions of a Mormon Boy" • The Complex, 537 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City; Friday through Monday, May 25-28, at 8 p.m.; $25, $30 at the door and must be 21; http://www.partytix.com.

"Xanadu" • The Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State St., Salt Lake City; Friday and Saturday, May 26, at 7:30 p.m., with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.; $10-$24; 801-957-3322 ; http://www.the-grand.org. —

Top ticket retailers in Salt Lake City

Here's a rundown of the most common ticket services:

ArtTix • 801-355-ARTS or http://www.arttix.org; http://www.kingsburyhall.org

SmithsTix • 801-467-TIXX, 800-888-TIXX or http://www.smithstix.com

Ticketmaster • 800-745-3000 or http://www.ticketmaster.com

Two Four Tix • http://www.24tix.com

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