Thursday September 18th, 2014 - 7:30 pm (11 total times)
SCERA Center for the Arts will present the musical, The Addams Family, Sept. 12-Oct. 4, 2014. For more information, call 801-225-ARTS or visit www.scera.org.
Saturday September 20th, 2014 - 10:00 am
The Orem Public Library will present Joe Flores of Maxed Out Puppetry and a score of other puppeteers in the Orem City Center Courtyard, Sept. 20, 2014. Puppeteers will give puppet performances starting every 15 minutes.
Thursday September 18th, 2014 - 7:30 pm (4 total times)
Hale Center Theater Orem will present the comedy, "Beau Jest," Aug. 15-Sept. 20, 2014. – Sarah's parents just want her to settle down and get married. Convinced that they will disapprove of her secret boyfriend, she hires an actor named Bob to pretend to be the nice Jewish boy of her parents' dreams. It's the perfect masquerade, until Sarah starts falling for him too. To order tickets visit the Hale Center Theater Orem Box Office, call 801-226-8600 or visit HCTO.org.
Tuesday September 23rd, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Susan Howe, poet, playwright, and professor of English at BYU, will lead a writing workshop at the library Sept. 23, 2014. Professor Howe will share her experiences in writing poetry and prose, give writing tips and advice, and discuss how to create poems that are powerful and effective. Free copies of the 2014 Orem Reads featured book, Robert Pinsky's "Singing School," will be available after this event, one per household, while supplies last.
Wednesday September 24th, 2014 - 7:00 pm (2 total times)
SCERA announces auditions for its holiday musical, Liken's "The First Christmas," Sept. 24 or 25, 7-10 p.m. Auditioners should prepare to sing 16 measures of an upbeat Broadway styole or Christmas song. A resume and headshot is helpful, but not required. There are roles available for an older man and woman (60's-70's), 12 mid-range adult singing/speaking roles, two boys age 10-14 for speaking/singing roles, one girl age 10-14 for a speaking/singing role and a singing ensemble of a wide variety of ages from 13 to Adult. No appointment is necessary to audition. Visit www.scera.org/contents/view/auditions for information.
Wednesday September 24th, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Katharine Coles, internationally read poet and professor of creative writing and poetry at University of Utah, will give a reading of her poetry and discuss her adventures in writing poetry across the globe.
Thursday September 25th, 2014 - 7:30 pm (12 total times)
Utah Valley University will present "Blood Wedding," a tragedy by Spanish dramatist Federico Garcia Lorca, Sept. 25-Oct. 11, 2014. Tickets will be available at www.uvu.edu/arts or at the Noorda Theatre ticket office.
Saturday September 27th, 2014 - 11:55 am
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Wasatch Range Chapter of Utah Valley will sponsor a Genealogical Workshop to assist potential members in identifying their American Revolutionary Ancestor on Sept. 27, 2014. The workshop will be led by LeAnn Eliason, Chapter Registrar and Karen Hyer, Chapter Treasurer. After the workshop, there will be a NSDAR Wasatch Range Chapter meeting from 1-2 p.m. The special guest speaker will be Utah State Regent Judy Barking. Music will be provided pianist Ludmila Gudnina. Refreshments will be served following the meeting. For information, contact Kathryn Jenson at 801-556-5605 or Katie Madsen, 972-215-8830.
Tuesday September 30th, 2014 - 7:00 pm
Alex Caldiero, local sonosopher, poet, and UVU Artist in Residence, will visit the library Sept. 30, 2014, for the penultimate event of Orem Reads 2014. In keeping with this year's theme of poetry, Caldiero will explore the words, sights, and sounds of poetry and perform a poetry reading.
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Thursday November 6th, 2014 - 7:30 pm (12 total times)
Theater and film students at Utah Valley University are spending the summer preparing a production of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." The students will use a distinctive mix of film and live action, giving this classic story a new perspective, new vision, and new life. The play will run Nov. 6-8, 10, 13-15, 17, 20-22 with a matinee Nov. 15. Visit www.uvu.edu/theatre for information.