Stage: Into the fire at CenterPoint, into the woods at the Grand

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'The Scarlet Pimpernel'

Love, hate, betrayal and loyalty culminate in a powerful story with a dramatic ending in this riveting musical, set during the Reign of Terror in the French Revolution.

When • Monday through Saturday, Oct. 8-13, and Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m.

Where • CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville

Tickets • $17 to $20; visit

'South Pacific'

Set on a tropical island during World War II, this musical tells the story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and prejudices.

When • Monday-Saturday, Oct. 8-13, 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 3 p.m., and Monday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m.

Where • Hale Center Theater Orem, 25 W. 400 North, Orem

Tickets • $16-$20; visit


Weber State University will present "Charm," the story of how Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau get knocked off their pedestals by a free spirit, Margaret Fuller.

When • Tuesday through Saturday, Oct. 9-13, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 13, 2 p.m.

Where • Eccles Theater, Weber State University campus, Ogden

Tickets • $9-$12. Visit

'Into the Woods'

What would happen if several famous fairy-tale characters needed one another to get their "happily ever after" wish?

When • Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 10-13, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 13, 2 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake Community College Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State, Salt Lake City; 801-957-3322

Tickets • $12 (Oct. 10 is a half-price preview); visit

'As You Like It'

William Shakespeare's romantic comedy follows Rosalind and her cousins as they search for safety and true love.

When • Monday, Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 11-13, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City

Tickets • $10; SUU faculty and staff, $8; SUU students with valid ID, free. Call 435-586-7872 or

'Bob Juan Casanova'

Around the Globe Theatre Company will present "Bob Juan Casanova," the story about Bob, who reflects on his failed love life, which is played out onstage. For mature audiences only.

When • Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 11-13, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Midvale Main Street Theatre, 7711 S. Main, Midvale

Tickets • at the box office; or visit

Costume Sale

Snag a great Halloween outfit for $20 or less during the costume sale put on by the Weber State University department of performing arts. Costumes, vintage clothing, fabric, wigs, hats, some accessories and other items will be on sale. Proceeds benefit the costume studio.

When • Thursday, Oct. 11, noon- 7 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where • Weber State University, Shepherd Union Ballroom, 3848 Harrison Blvd., Ogden

Details • 801-626-7768 or

'The Cross and the Switchblade'

"The Cross and the Switchblade" tells the true story of David Wilkerson's first five years in New York City, where he ministered to disillusioned youth, encouraging them to turn away from drugs and gang violence, and Nicky Cruz, a gang member.

When • Friday through Monday, Oct. 12-15, 7 p.m.

Where • Calvary Chapel of Salt Lake City, 460 W. Century Drive, Murray

Tickets • $7.50; purchase at the church bookstore.

'Who Are You?'

The Hive Theatre Co. presents "Who Are You?" by Jared Greathouse. It's the story of Jerry and Stephanie Bickmore, a typical 20-something couple, until one morning when Stephanie ceases to recognize the man sleeping next to her.

When • Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Sugar Space Studio for the Arts, 616 E. Wilmington Ave., Salt Lake City

Tickets • $12; visit

'Hello, Dolly!'

The Empress Theatre will present the Tony Award-winning musical "Hello, Dolly!"

When • Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13, and Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna

Tickets • $9 to $12; visit; the box office or call 801-347-7373.

Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'

The Heritage Community Theatre will present Bram Stoker's "Dracula."

When • Friday and Saturday, Oct. 12-13, and Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • $9; call 435-723-8392 or visit


Consider yourself invited to Hale Center Theatre's production of "Oliver!", Charles Dickens' tale of an orphan boy who joins a gang of pickpockets.

When • Wednesday through Saturday, Oct. 10-13, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 13, 12:30 and 4 p.m.; Monday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City

Tickets • $15-$26, no children under age 5 permitted. No performances on Oct. 17 or Nov. 21-22; visit