Annie Ferrin as Judy Bernly, Wanda Copier as Violet Newstead,
Lori Rees as Doralee Rhodes and Mike Brown as Franklin Hart Jr. in CenterPoint Legacy Theatre’s “9 to 5.”
SALT LAKE CITY — From outdoor theatrical productions to comedies and from Dolly Parton to Robin Hood, August’s theater lineup brings a variety of stories to local stages. Here’s a look at a few productions opening in August:
Take advantage of the warm summer weather by catching an outdoor theater production at a local amphitheater.
• “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney’s classic tale of a cursed prince and a daring woman who learn to look past their differences, will be at the Sandy Amphitheater, 1245 E. 9400 South, Aug. 4-12. Tickets are $8-$16 (801-586-2787 or sandyamp.com).
• Also opening Aug. 4 is “Brigadoon” at SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre, 699 S. State, Orem. The story is well-known, thanks to Gene Kelly’s film version, where he plays a New York businessman who goes on a hunting trip to Scotland and happens upon a small village called Brigadoon. Tickets are $12-$16 for adults and $10-$14 for children and seniors (801-225-2787 or scera.org).
• Or you can catch a production of “Carousel” at Murray Park Amphitheater, 495 E. 5300 South. The show, which was composing duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s favorite musical they wrote, according to rnh.com, will be at the amphitheater Aug. 11-19, and tickets are $10 for adults, $8 children and seniors, and $35 for an entire family (parents and dependent…