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In Pieces, a musical based around the songs of Joey Contreras, opened at Weber State University. Photo credit: Weber State University

The pieces of a musical

Makayla Geddes December 6, 2021

A new musical based on songs by songwriter Joey Contreras titled "In Pieces," opened as a regional premiere on Dec. 3, with Weber State University Theatre being one of the first in the state to showcase...

Crews install a new stage floor and orchestra pit in the Allred Theater in the Browning Center for the Performing Arts on July 6, 2021. Photo credit: Weber State University

Curtain call on mystery musical

Noah Lutman October 18, 2021

Weber State University's performing arts department wrapped their comedic musical production of Something's Afoot over the weekend. The show ran for two weekends and began planning for production last...

Photograph from the Pinafore Opera performance of four characters singing. (Paige McKinnon/The Signpost)

All aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore

Kierstynn King November 16, 2020

“H.M.S. Pinafore,” also coined as “The Lass That Loved A Sailor,” was performed virtually by the Department of Performing Arts Opera Ensemble Nov. 12.“H.M.S. Pinafore”...

Dark comedian Collin Williams will perform his show, My Suicide Note, at the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival. (Collin Williams)

The power of comedy: Ogden act heads to Fringe Festival

Ana Lichfield July 30, 2018

Stand-up comedian, suicide survivor and mental health advocate Collin Williams will perform his dark humor comedy show, “My Suicide Note”, at the Salt Lake Fringe Festival starting Aug. 3 at...

Group of smiling young people driving old vintage cabriolet car

Previews Sept. 11-17

Melissa Jensen September 8, 2017

Your Whole Life Conference: nourish mind, body and soulWhen: Sept. 12Time: 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Where: 2767 W Gentile St. Layton, UTCost: $40 This is an event where women can go be pampered for the day....

Comedian Evan Wecksell, right, performs one of his songs alongside Chibuike Chikere-Njo, the master of ceremonies for the Laugh Out Loud social mixer. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Event aims for laughs to benefit community

Juliana Palacio January 26, 2017

To raise funds for the YCC, Your Community Connection, The Weber State University Activities team and Phi Gamma Lambda fraternity organized an interactive student mixer on Jan. 18.The Laugh Out Loud social...

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Clinging to the Vine

Cole Eckhardt November 8, 2016

Vine will be dead before the New Year. I’ve been listening to the first few bars of Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again” on repeat and desperately choking back sobs every time I see a...

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Cheap Weekly: date night

Derrick Gainsforth February 3, 2016

Love is in the air all February long. Couples looking for entertaining dates—without a hefty price tag—check out these date night delights in this week’s Cheap Weekly. Moviegrille Tucked...

Zeigfield Theater shows classic comedy

Ashley Moyes October 13, 2015

October is full of fall festivities. Zeigfeld Theater is a great place to take a date instead of your typical haunted house or corn maze. Their latest production, "Young Frankenstein," is a comedy with...

Weber alum laughs his way to a career

Tyler Hoffman September 29, 2015

Weber State University alumnus Marcus Whisler graduated in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in integrated studies in French, English and communications. He has recently teamed up with friends to form comedic...

Love, sex, comedy and pursuing happiness

Tyler Hoffman September 22, 2015

Emily Fox is a single parent raising two kids, working full time and using comedy to inspire herself and others. She loves and empowers herself as a woman. She embraces the idea that it is OK to have...

Five lovable television characters

July 10, 2014

Once in a while a television show premiere leaves its audience captivated by the characters, and sometimes those characters have such a distinct appeal the viewers are left wanting more. I introduce...

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