Hot tickets: The pop of a R&B musical, plus new plays at SLAC and Plan-B theaters, and a romance novel of dance
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Stage

'Dreamgirls' • Broadway Across America — Utah presents the national tour of the R&B musical; Friday, Feb. 8, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 10, 1 and 6:30 p.m.;Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City; $30-$57.50; visit bit.ly/T7ulsP. Read Ben Fulton's review at http://bit.ly/XqVq9c.

'How to Make a Rope Swing' • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 10, 1 and 6 p.m.;Salt Lake Acting Company, 168 W. 500 North, Salt Lake City; $24-$39; visit bit.ly/XbSk9l. See our review in Sunday's paper or posted at sltrib.com/entertainment.

Plan B Theatre's 'Adam & Steve and the Empty Sea' • Friday, Feb. 8, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9, 4 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 10, 2 p.m.;Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City; $20; visit bit.ly/K2Rwyw. See Barbara Bannon's review at shttp://bit.ly/XoNSWo.

'The Voice of the Prairie' • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.;Grand Theatre, 1575 S. State St., Salt Lake Community College South campus, Salt Lake City; $10-24; visit bit.ly/OvSXaf. See Ben Fulton's review at http://bit.ly/12wT2p9.

'Kicking the Hobbit: Bored of the Rings' • Friday, Feb. 8, 6 and 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9, 11:30 a.m., 2:30, 6 and 8:30 p.m.;Desert Star Playhouse, 4861 S. State St., Murray; Tickets • $9.95-$17.95; visit bit.ly/UEG2tl.

'Doctor U' • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.;Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main St., Salt Lake City; $8-$16; visit bit.ly/h5IPq9.

'Harvey' • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.;Heritage Community Theatre, 2505 S. Highway 89, Perry; $10.

'Big: The Musical' • Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Empress Theatre, 9104 W. 2700 South, Magna; $10; visit bit.ly/odF3tD.

'Arsenic and Old Lace' • Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.;CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville; $17-$21; visit centerpointtheatre.org/season/15.

'Lend Me a Tenor' • Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9, 3 and 7:30 p.m.;Hale Center Theater Orem, 25 W. 400 North, Orem; $16-$20 (children: $12-$16); visit bit.ly/UXVa1S.

'Forever Plaid' • Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.;Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden; 7-$12; visit terraceplayhouse.com/bev/tickets.

'Happy Little Secrets' • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.;Echo Theatre, 145 N. University Ave., Provo; $10; $12 at the door; visit www.TheEchoTheatre.com.

'The Vagina Monologues' • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.;Jewett Center for Performing Arts, 1250 E. 1700 South, Salt Lake City; $10.

The Will Rogers Follies • Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts, 3750 Harrison Blvd., Weber State University campus, Ogden; $9-$12.

'Chicago — The Musical' • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.;Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City; $10; SUU students, free with valid ID; SUU faculty and staff, $8; visit www.suu.edu/arts.

'Violet' • Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Caine Lyric Theatre, 28 W. Center St., Logan; 18; USU faculty and staff, $10; USU students, free with ID.

'Henry V' • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.;Dixie State College , 225 S. 700 East, St. George; $10; visit bit.ly/Xzb2Hm.

'A Flea in Her Ear' • Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 9-10, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Babcock Theatre, 300 S. 1400 East, Salt Lake City; $15; University of Utah students, free with a U card; visit bit.ly/WunlXn.

'Sorcerer's Apprentice' • Friday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9, 1 and 4:30 p.m.;Children's Theatre of Utah, 3605 S. State, South Salt Lake; $14; visit bit.ly/XeASBb.

'Henry V' for Young Audiences • Friday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.;Brigham Young University Harris Fine Arts Center, University Avenue and Center Street, Provo; $6; visit bit.ly/UR0mpS.

Dance

Arrivals/Departures • Friday, Feb. 8, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.;Rio Gallery, 300 S. 455 West, Salt Lake City; free.

Romance.Novel • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.;Sugar Space Studio for the Arts, 616 E. Wilmington Ave., Salt Lake City; $12.

Repertory Dance Theatre's Charette • Annual fundraiser and choreography competition; Saturday, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m.; Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City; $35; $60 couple; $75 VIP; at arttix.org; or 801-355-7522; tickets $5 more day of show.

MUSIC

'La bohème' • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 7:30 p.m.;Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center St., Provo; $12-$25; visit bit.ly/10fJte4.

BYU Winterfest: Young Ambassadors • Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 9, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; LDS Conference Center, 60 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City; $10; visit bit.ly/W5Ykk4.

Aulos Ensemble • Friday, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Madsen Recital Hall, Brigham Young University, Provo; $17; visit bit.ly/TmOsa6.

Gretchen Windt • mezzo-soprano; Saturday, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m.; First Congregational Church, 2150 S. Foothill Drive, Salt Lake City; $5; $20 per family; visit bit.ly/OKm0ZC.

University of Utah Choirs • Saturday, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m.; Libby Gardner Concert Hall, 1375 E. Presidents Circle, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City; $10; U. students free.

Utah Symphony • with conductor Thierry Fischer and violinist Baiba Skride; Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8-9, 8 p.m.; Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City; $27-$67; visit bit.ly/11fPrXn. —

Top ticket retailers in Salt Lake City

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

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

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

Ticketmaster • 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com

Two Four Tix • www.24tix.com

KingTix • www.kingsburyhall.utah.edu.