No matter what’s playing It’s Always Fun At Desert Star and our 2014 season will have the whole family crying from laughing so hard. With truly something for everyone, next season features parodies of popular movies, a broadway classic, and Utah culture. Here is a sneak peek at the hilarious line-up for 2014.
Phantom Of The Opera: I’ve Grown Accustomed To Your Face (Jan 9 - Mar 22) This Phantom is all about laugh-out-loud comedy! The story involves a mysterious masked apparition who haunts the Paris Opera House. He makes the opera's egotistical diva lose her voice so that his protégé, the beautiful Christine, can sing in her place. Christine not only impresses the audience, she also rekindles the love of her childhood sweetheart, Raoul. Enraged with jealousy, The Phantom abducts Christine and carries her away to his secret hideaway. Don’t confuse this with the Broadway musical, this traditional story has some outrageous twists and turns that will keep you laughing. Mix together love, jealousy, hilarious songs--and laugh-out-loud comedy--and you have the perfect recipe for a PHANTASTIC, PHUN-PHILLED evening!
ProvoCop: I Hope They Call Me On A Mission (Mar 27 - Jun 7) This all new parody is primed to bring down the house with laughter as Desert Star Playhouse heads to Provo for the setting of this hysterical adventure. You can always be sure that when you come to Desert Star you’ll have tears of laughter streaming down your face from all the local humor, outrageous characters and hysterical moments. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to join us for this hilarious romp and laugh until your sides ache next spring!
Calamity Jane: Cowgirls Just Wanna Have Fun (Jun 12 - Aug 23) Get ready to laugh because this heroine of the old west is ready to kick up some dust and knock you out of your seat! The west has never been wilder (or brought more laughs) since Calamity Jane started riding the Pony Express. This rootin’ tootin’ adventure is full of big laughs, wacky characters and Desert Star style comedy. Calamity is the only thing standing in the way of the dastardly Diamond Jack Butler and his plot to take control of entire city of Deadwood. She won’t let snow nor rain nor a pair of dimwitted henchman keep her from her appointed rounds and saving the city of Deadwood. You'll laugh yourself right off your Desert Star stick horse.
Dracula: He He's So Vein (Aug 28 - Nov 8) This tongue in cheek spoof of the famous tale of Dracula, is the perfect parody to bring the laughs next Halloween for all of it’s lucky victims. Join the hilariously evil and ghoulish Count Dracula and his looney victim/sidekick Renfield on a voyage to search for that which sustains life. Hilarity ensues as our red blooded hero attempts to fight the ominous powers of Dracula with tried and true remedies for your every day household vampires like garlic, wolfsbane, stakes, and Desert Star’s own secret remedy. Full of flying bats and magic mirrors this spooky spoof is sure to have you cackling and leave you wanting more next fall.
How The Grouch Stole Christmas: He's A Mean, Green, Holiday Machine (Nov 13 - Jan 3) Desert Star Playhouse rings in the holiday season with this jolly holiday comedy. Down on his luck a well known grouch takes on the identity of a famous green cartoon Christmas-hater, and sets off on an adventure to exact his revenge. But on Who? What? When? Where? Why? Will three adopted children, an insane Scottish hunter and an abominable snowman be able to stop the terror of the Grouch? Find out when you jump aboard “Santa’s” sleigh full of outrageous parody and hilarious satire as it flies through two acts of hilarious entertainment at Desert Star!