Tyler Hinton is an avid theatre-goer and a big fan of Broadway musicals. He has a BA in Communications from Brigham Young University (BYU) with an emphasis in Public Relations and a minor in Theatre Studies. In the past, he has written for the BYU Daily Universe and the Connersville (Ind.) News-Examiner. He has also written and directed a handful of shows.
BWW Reviews: Pioneer Theatre Company's LES MISERABLES is Impressive
May 9, 2013
The Utah favorite LES MISERABLES has once again been impressively mounted at Pioneer Theatre Company (following the record-breaking first regional premiere in 2007).
BWW Reviews: WEST SIDE STORY at the Capitol Theatre is Authentic and Timeless
April 17, 2013
The touring production of West Side Story, currently playing at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City, is authentic and timeless.
Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Tour Arrives at the Capitol Theatre Tonight
April 16, 2013
The tour of the smash hit Broadway revival of West Side Story is coming to Salt Lake City. West Side Story will open at the Capitol Theatre tonight, April 16 and will run through Sunday, April 21. Scroll down for photos of the cast onstage!
Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Tour Arrives at the Capitol Theatre, 4/16
April 9, 2013
The tour of the smash hit Broadway revival of West Side Story is coming to Salt Lake City. West Side Storywill open at the Capitol Theatre on Tuesday, April 16 and will run through Sunday, April 21. Scroll down for photos of the cast onstage!
BWW Reviews: Pioneer Theatre's THE ODD COUPLE is a Sensational Piece of Theatre
March 28, 2013
Pioneer Theatre Company's production of the perennial classic The Odd Couple is a sensational piece of theatre. Well directed, produced, designed, and performed, it hits the ball out of the park all around.
BWW Reviews: Utah Rep's I LOVE YOU BECAUSE is a Tasty Slice of the Big Apple
March 26, 2013
Utah Repertory Theater's production of I Love You Because at the Murray Theater is a tasty slice of the Big Apple. It's a rare opportunity to see the Utah premiere of a wonderful off-Broadway musical.
Saratoga Springs Theatre Co. Inaugural Season Includes a Regional Premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL
March 19, 2013
The newly minted Saratoga Springs Theatre Company has announced its inaugural season, featuring a regional premiere production of Shrek the Musical. It will be the first theatre in Utah, and among the first in the nation, to produce the Broadway show.
BWW Review: Utah Symphony's DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? is Sublime
March 7, 2013
Utah Symphony recently presented the sublime "Do You Hear the People Sing: From Les Mis to Miss Saigon" concert at Abravanel Hall.
Mia Love and April Meservy Headline Saratoga Springs Arts Council Benefit Gala Tonight
March 6, 2013
Mayor Mia Love, five-time Pearl Award winner April Meservy, Nikki Forova and David James Fritch will headline the entertainment at the first annual Saratoga Springs Arts Council Benefit Gala tonight, March 6. The event will also feature live and silent auctions of items including two 'The Phantom of the Opera' masks and Playbills signed by the 25th anniversary Broadway cast, a BYU football signed by LaVell Edwards and a mini BYU blackout helmet signed by Chad Lewis and Robbie Bosco. All proceeds will provide funding for the arts in Saratoga Springs.
BWW Reviews: SHREK THE MUSICAL at the Capitol Theatre is a Big, Bright, Beautiful Show for the Whole Family
February 27, 2013
The national tour of Shrek the Musical, currently playing at the Capitol Theatre, is a big, bright, beautiful show the whole family will absolutely love.
Mia Love and April Meservy Headline Saratoga Springs Arts Council Benefit Gala, 3/6
February 21, 2013
Mayor Mia Love, five-time Pearl Award winner April Meservy, Nikki Forova and David James Fritch will headline the entertainment at the first annual Saratoga Springs Arts Council Benefit Gala on March 6. The event will also feature live and silent auctions of items including two 'The Phantom of the Opera' masks and Playbills signed by the 25th anniversary Broadway cast, a BYU football signed by LaVell Edwards and a mini BYU blackout helmet signed by Chad Lewis and Robbie Bosco. All proceeds will provide funding for the arts in Saratoga Springs.
BWW Reviews: Hale Centre Theatre's Regional Premiere of CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG is Truly Scrumptious
February 20, 2013
The regional premiere of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley is a truly scrumptious experience. At Hale Centre Theatre, director John J. Sweeney and his production team have created a sumptuous, confectionary delight. They have successfully managed to pay homage to many of the most iconic moments of the film while at the same time creating something entirely new.
BWW Reviews: DREAMGIRLS at the Capitol Theatre is Exceptional
February 6, 2013
The national tour of Dreamgirls, currently playing at the Capitol Theatre, is exceptionally well produced and performed. It is an experience that is not to be missed.
BWW Reviews: Utah Symphony's BALLROOM WITH A TWIST Sparkles and Shines
February 5, 2013
In Ballroom with a Twist at Abravanel Hall, the Utah Symphony sparkled and its guest artists (culled from TV reality competitions) shined.
BWW Reviews: Utah Repertory Theater Company's SIDE SHOW is Engaging and Poignant
January 23, 2013
Side Show at the Echo Theatre in Provo is an engaging, poignant, and thought-provoking theatrical experience. The production is a fine debut for the newly christened Utah Repertory Theater Company (formerly the Utah Musical Theatre Company).
BWW Reviews: Pioneer Theatre's THE PHILADELPHIA STORY is a Pleasant Distraction
January 17, 2013
Pioneer Theatre Company's production of The Philadelphia Story is a pleasant distraction from the winter weather and the stress of everyday life.
BWW Interviews: Founder Johnny Hebda on Utah Musical Theatre Company
January 11, 2013
Johnny Hebda is the founder of an exciting new theatre company in Utah-the Utah Musical Theatre Company. He took the time out of his busy schedule to speak with BroadwayWorld about the theatre's ambitious mission, its debut production, Side Show, and the rest of its upcoming season.
BWW Reviews: THE 39 STEPS at Hale Centre Theatre West Valley is a Romp with Edge
January 9, 2013
The 39 Steps at Hale Center Theatre in West Valley is a romp with edge. It's a serious thriller that's propelled to even greater heights by the hilarity of its bold comedic staging and performance.
Tony-Winning Production of HAIR at Kingsbury Hall for Limited Engagement
January 7, 2013
HAIR: a celebration of peace and love!, the 2009 Tony Award-Winning Best Musical Revival directed by Diane Paulus, will play Kingsbury Hall for a limited engagement January 19 and 20 for three performances. Tickets for HAIR can be purchased at www.KingTix.com, 801.581.7100, or Kingsbury Hall Box Office (where $15 student tickets are available).
BWW Reviews: Kristin Chenoweth Dazzled at Eccles Center
January 4, 2013
New Year's Eve 2012 will always be a memorable one for those who attended the "Evening with Kristin Chenoweth" at the Eccles Center in Park City. The sold-out concert, presented as a fundraiser for The Park City Performing Arts Foundation, was a thoroughly entertaining showcase of the Tony and Emmy winner's spectacular and unique voice.
BWW Reviews: Empress Theatre's THE CHRISTMAS BOX is a Labor of Love
December 13, 2012
The Empress Theatre's world premiere of the new musical version of The Christmas Box is a labor of love for those involved.
BWW Reviews: Pioneer Theatre Company's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE MUSICAL Embodies the Holiday Spirit
December 5, 2012
Pioneer Theatre Company's A Christmas Carol: The Musical is an enchanting embodiment of the spirit of the holidays.
BWW Interviews: THE CHRISTMAS BOX Directors on Its World Premiere
November 30, 2012
The world premiere of The Christmas Box, a musical stage adaptation of Richard Paul Evans' bestselling novel (music, lyrics, and book by David R. Naylor), is being presented at Empress Theatre in Magna this holiday season.
BWW Interviews: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Star Douglas Sills on Reinventing Gomez and Percy
November 15, 2012
Tony-nominated Douglas Sills, the original Sir Percy Blakeney in The Scarlet Pimpernel on Broadway, is currently starring as Gomez in the national tour of The Addams Family at the Capitol Theatre. He was gracious enough to take the time to speak with BroadwayWorld about his experiences reinventing these roles for the rewritten versions of the two musicals.
BWW Reviews: THE ADDAMS FAMILY at the Capitol Theatre Is Kooky, Spooky, and a Lot of Fun
November 15, 2012
The national tour of The Addams Family, currently playing at the Capitol Theatre, is a bit kooky, a bit spooky, and a whole lot of fun. The winning performances make for a great night at the theatre for the whole family.
Kristin Chenoweth to Perform New Year's Eve Concert at Eccles Center
November 9, 2012
Tony and Emmy award-winning Kristin Chenoweth (Glee, Pushing Daisies, Wicked) will light up The Eccles Center in Park City with an unforgettable New Year's Eve show.
BWW Reviews: Pioneer Theatre's OF MICE AND MEN is Raw, Compelling Drama
October 25, 2012
Pioneer Theatre Company's Of Mice and Men is raw, compelling drama that is both complex in its simplicity and simple in its complexity. The production, expertly directed by Mary B. Robinson, rivals plays on Broadway in its impressiveness.
BWW Reviews: OLIVER! at Hale Centre Theatre West Valley Has Shades of Dark and Light
October 17, 2012
The sumptuously designed and well-directed production of Oliver! at West Valley's Hale Centre Theatre dwells on the darkness of crime but is punctuated by the light of hope.
BWW Interviews: Natalie Toro on Her 'Acting Through Song' Master Classes
October 3, 2012
Natalie Toro, star of A Tale of Two Cities on Broadway, took some time during her run as Camila in In the Heights at Pioneer Theatre Company to teach a master class to local actors: "Acting Through Song."
BWW Reviews: Pioneer Theatre Company's IN THE HEIGHTS is Not to Be Missed
September 19, 2012
Pioneer Theatre Company's regional premiere of In the Heights could easily be the greatest night of theatre you'll experience in Utah this year. The well-crafted story and music, combined with the electric performances and incredible design, make it not to be missed!
BWW Reviews: LITTLE WOMEN at Centerpoint Legacy Theatre is 'Astonishing'
September 13, 2012
The Broadway musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women is tuneful and heartwarming. Centerpoint Legacy Theatre's production of the show is quite satisfying, and even "Astonishing" in many ways.
BWW Reviews: 9 TO 5 at Hale Centre Theatre West Valley is Toe-Tapping Fun
August 29, 2012
It's always a treat when Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley produces a regional premiere of a show direct from Broadway, and especially one that didn't make it to Utah on tour. The production values are always stellar, and 9 to 5 the Musical is no exception.
BWW Reviews: Tuacahn's Hairspray is Solidly Entertaining
August 16, 2012
Tuacahn's Hairspray is a solidly entertaining production of a Tony-award winning Broadway hit.