Fifty years of summer repertory theater culminates in a huge celebration this weekend in downtown Logan. Utah State University’s <a href=”https://cca.usu.edu/theatre/index” target=”_blank”>Caine College of the Arts</a> kicks off the Year of the Arts with a <a href=”https://cca.usu.edu/theatre/about-us/lyric” target=”_blank”>50th Anniversary Celebration</a> at the <a href=”https://cca.usu.edu/theatre/about-us/lyric” target=”_blank”>Caine Lyric Theatre</a> on Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Dennis Hassan, co-artistic director of the Lyric Repertory Company, says, “we have a cast of amazing actors from all over the country who bring their incredible talents to Cache Valley.”
The Lyric Repertory Company was founded in 1967 by Vosco Call and has produced musicals, dramas, mysteries, farces, comedies and classics to the delight of audience members from Cache Valley and visitors from around the country.
The celebrations on Friday and Saturday begin with a catered reception in the lobby of the Caine Lyric Theatre at 7:30 p.m. where guests can mingle with past and present company members and fellow patrons. Featured guest artists at the 8:30 p.m. performance include Lyric Repertory favorites Lee Daily, Venessa Ballam, Stefan Espinosa, Tamari Dunbar and Eric Van Tielen.
A family street party featuring live music, dancing and a one-of-a-kind light show will start at 9:30 p.m. on Center Street in Logan.