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UTEP Dinner Theatre set to present Tony Award winning musical Mamma Mia

UTEP Dinner Theatre set to present Tony Award winning musical ‘Mamma Mia’

Brianna Chavez, Copy Editor April 18, 2019

Get ready to dance and jive with Donna and the Dynamos and feel like a “Dancing Queen,” during the UTEP Dinner Theatre’s production of the popular Broadway musical, “Mamma Mia!” The Dinner Theatre will present the Tony Award-winning musical...

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The UTEP Dinner Theatre will celebrate its 35th anniversary by putting on stage a new version of Tim Rice’s classic “ Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” on April 20.

UTEP Dinner Theatre celebrates its 35th anniversary

Claudia Flores, Entertainment Editor April 16, 2018

As part of its 35th anniversary, the UTEP Dinner Theater is set to present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” on April 20. Back in 1983, when the dinner theater opened its doors, this Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical was...

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The UTEP Cast for ‘A Chorus Line’ will perform at the UTEP Dinner Theater through  Feb. 18.

‘A Chorus Line’ celebrates diversity through musical storytelling

Elenie Gonzalez, Staff Reporter January 29, 2018

The colorful, diverse cast of “A Chorus Line” is sure to bring audiences to their feet, leaving them wanting more. The latest production from the UTEP Dinner Theatre, “A Chorus Line,” opened on Friday night, Jan. 26, to a full house. “A Chorus...

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‘Rock of Ages’ production to highlight many 1980’s rock anthems

Mike Vasquez, Contributor January 19, 2016

The 1980s rock and sub-rock genres were full of gems that not only dominated the charts, but also ignited music fans with the power ballads and tunes that have now become rock classics. The upcoming musical production “Rock of Ages” will give ‘80s...

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‘West Side Story’ to finally premiere at UTEP Dinner Theatre

‘West Side Story’ to finally premiere at UTEP Dinner Theatre

Julia Hettiger, Staff Reporter October 6, 2015

One of the most recognized and highly acclaimed musicals in Broadway history, “West side Story,” a timeless adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet” that was written by Arthur Laurents, with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, will...

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UTEP Dinner Theatre entertains audiences for 32 years

UTEP Dinner Theatre entertains audiences for 32 years

Amanda Guillen, Managing Editor April 28, 2015

As the curtain rises, the UTEP Dinner Theatre prepares to finish up their production of “Mary Poppins” in their 32nd year. “Mary Poppins” is among the many acclaimed musicals the UDT has produced. As the only year-round full-time dinner theater...

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“Marry Poppins” will run until May 17 at the UTEP Dinner Theatre.

‘Mary Poppins’ comes to the UTEP Dinner Theatre

Fernanda Leon, Contributor April 21, 2015

A capacity crowd witnessed an evening full of memories and much fun at the opening night performance of “Mary Poppins” at 7 p.m. April 17 at the UTEP Dinner Theatre. The place was full of spectators, who first enjoyed a three-course dinner. After...

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UTEP Dinner Theatre hosts auditions for ‘Mary Poppins’

UTEP Dinner Theatre hosts auditions for ‘Mary Poppins’

Jesus Lopez, Contributor February 3, 2015

Auditions for the play, “Mary Poppins,” will be held at the UTEP Dinner Theatre Feb. 18, room 207, Union West. Dancers, actors and singers are all welcome to audition. These private auditions are also open to the general public. Children, who are...

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“Footloose— The Musical” will have showings at the UTEP Dinner Theater until Nov. 9.

‘Footloose–The musical:’ Great parties never get old

Gianfranco Languasco, Contributor October 21, 2014

Two things can happen when you see someone so confident and energetic, willing to go as far as he can —and perhaps more—to defend what he believes in, even if this person was labeled at first as a troublemaker. The first thing that can happen is that...

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Smokey Joes Cafe brings rock n roll back to the UDT stage

‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’ brings rock ‘n roll back to the UDT stage

Selene Soria, Contributor February 4, 2014

The production, directed by UTEP Dinner Theatre Director Greg Taylor, of "Smokey Joe’s Café" at the Utep Dinner Theater was very entertaining. The play is based on the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. The production is also part of the University's...

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9 to 5 will be playing at the Union Dinner Theatre  every Wednesday to Sunday until Nov. 3.

UDT actors save outdated ’80s musical

Leonardo Montañez, Staff Reporter October 22, 2013

Originally written by Patricia Resnick with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton, the UTEP Dinner Theatre’s “9 to 5” delightfully examines the problems women face in the workplace. Directed by Jaime Barba, UDT’s costume designer, “9 to 5,” from...

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