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THE GRAND THEATRE, Always…Patsy Cline, based on a true story originally written and directed by Ted Swindley, through May 23, 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee on May 23, Black Box, Salt Lake Community College, 1575 S. State St., $14-$20 general, 801-957-3322, www.the-grand.org.

UTAH REPERTORY THEATER COMPANY, Rabbit Hole, JayC Stoddard, director, Johnny Hebda, producer, Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, that is, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart, the play charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light, through May 24, 7:30 p.m., with 3 p.m. matinees on May 10 and 17, Midvale Main Street Theatre, Midvale, $12-$15, www.utahrep.org.

TERRACE PLAZA PLAYHOUSE, Annie Get Your Gun, book by Dorothy Fields, music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, Annie Oakley is the best shot around, when she’s discovered by Buffalo Bill he persuades her to join his Wild West Show, where she falls head over heels for dashing shooting ace Frank Butler, who headlines the show, through May 30, 7:30 p.m., 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden, $12-$14 general, $11-$13 seniors/students, $9-$11 children (12 and under), 801-393-0070, http://terraceplayhouse.com.

THE ECHO THEATRE, Lucky Stiff, music by Stephen Flaherty, book and lyrics by Lynn Ahens, Harry, a down and out shoe salesman, finds one day he has inherited a large sum of money upon the death of a previously unknown uncle, Uncle Anthony’s only condition is that Harry must take his corpse on the trip of a lifetime to Monte Carlo, fulfilling his every desire or the fortune will be donated to charity, and they aren’t the only ones dying to get their paws on the money, join Harry as he navigates Monte Carlo, crossing paths with a boisterous Italian, a representative of the charity, and some shady characters from Uncle Anthony’s past, through May 30, 7:30 p.m., with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on May 23, 15 N. 100 East, Provo, $10 general (in advance), $12 (day of), $9 students, $8 seniors, $8 general (matinee performance), 801-375-2181, www.theechotheatre.com.

DESERT STAR PLAYHOUSE, Into The Hoods: A Fractured Fairy Tale, through June 6, 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 9:30 p.m. performances, 4861 S. State Street, Murray, $18.95 adults, $10.95 children (11 years and under), www.desertstar.biz.

THE OFF BROADWAY THEATRE, The Revengers, by Rob MacArthur, this musical comedy parody tells the story of a group of American superheroes who fight mythological gods, and hopefully come out on top…gods bless America, through June 6, 7:30 p.m., 272 S. Main, $10-$16, 801-355-4628, www.theobt.org.

HALE CENTRE THEATRE-OREM, Big Fish, music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, book by John August, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace, and the Columbia Motion Picture written by John August, Edward Bloom is a traveling salesman whose impossible stories of fantastical adventures aggravate his son, Will, as Edward’s fate is revealed, Will embarks on his own journey to uncover the man behind the myth, and the truth behind his father’s tales, through June 20, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. performances, $16-$22 general, $12-$16 children, 801-226-8600, www.haletheater.org.

UTAH CHILDREN’S THEATRE, Winnie the Pooh, come visit the Hundred Acre Wood and laugh alongside Winnie the Pooh and his friends Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore, Roo, Kanga, Owl, Rabbit and Christopher Robin as they have the silliest of adventures, based on the beloved book by A.A. Milne, May 22-23, 29-30, 1 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. performances, 3605 S. State St., $14 general, 801-532-6000, www.uctheatre.org.

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About Edward Reichel

Edward Reichel, author, writer and composer, has been covering the classical music scene in Utah since 1997. For many years he served as the primary music critic for the Deseret News. He has also written for a number of publications, including Chamber Music Magazine, OPERA Magazine, 15 Bytes, Park City Magazine and Salt Lake Magazine. He holds a Ph.D. in composition from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He can be reached at ed.reichel@gmail.com. Reichel Recommends is also on Twitter @ReichelArts.

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