2017 UV50 Winners: The Rooms Where it Happens

By Briana Stewart and Jeanette Bennett These 50 Utah Valley companies are not throwing away their shot. Many are young, scrappy and hungry. Others are blowing us all away. But every last one of them is making UV50 history. Speaking of which … The UV50 turns 10, sir. Ten years of entrepreneurial women and men, […]

Disney’s Alan Menken, ‘Hamilton’s’ Renée Elise Goldsberry amongst stars in BYU’s 2017–18 Bravo! series

Multiple Tony Award winners, an Oscar winner and critically acclaimed stars are scheduled for Brigham Young University’s 2017–18 Bravo! series, which was released Wednesday morning. “The 2017–18 season marks my tenth as curator and producer of this world-class performing arts series,” said Jeffrey Martin, BRAVO! series producer, in a press release. “Curating, assembling, and presenting a […]

Utah-Tube: BYU Young Ambassadors ‘turn the world upside down’ in ‘Hamilton’ cover

The BYU Young Ambassadors “turn the world upside down” in a music video of the Tony Award-winning hip-hop musical, “Hamilton.” Singing a cover of “Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down)” from “Hamilton,” the 46-year-old performance group takes on the popular musical. “Hamilton,” which won 11 Tony Awards in 2016 including Best Musical, is a story […]

Utah-Tube: Rudolph takes the lead in a cappella ‘Hamilton’ parody

The reindeer that went down in history joins the president who went down in history with an a cappella parody of “Hamilton.” Eclipse 6, a six-member a cappella group that met at Utah State University, turns the 11 Tony Award winning “Hamilton” into a Christmas Carol. The arrangement is a parody of two “Hamilton” songs: “Alexander […]

‘Hamilton’ star, Leslie Odom Jr., performing at BYU in September

Recent Tony Award-winner and “Hamilton” star, Leslie Odom Jr., will perform at Brigham Young University on Sept. 2. The announcement comes a few days after BYU announced the concert for Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth, previously scheduled for September, had been postponed until May 19–20 because of an unexpected scheduling conflict with her film schedule. Tickets […]