Whitney Butters Wilde
Whitney Butters Wilde is the associate editor of the Features department. She is a writer who believes everyone has a story to tell, and it's a journalist's good fortune to discover them. Whitney began her journey with the Deseret News in 2010 as a Mormon Times intern and has also worked as an editorial assistant and assistant editor. Whitney graduated from the University of Utah in May 2014 with a degree in communication and married her husband, Blake, in October 2014.
Feb 20, 2019 9:00 am MSTHow a Deseret News journalist became a Salt Lake-based playwright Elaine Jarvik's “An Evening With Two Awful Men” is set to premiere at the hand of Plan-B Theatre Company Feb. 21-March 3 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. It is her fourth full-length play to premiere with Plan-B.
Feb 1, 2019 8:35 am MSTTheater review: The Salt Lake run of 'Wicked' shows why the Broadway musical is still 'popular' 15 years later The national touring cast of “Wicked” sent one message loud and clear: Whether you’ve seen the Broadway blockbuster before or are a “Wicked” novice, there’s no better time to see “Wicked” than now.
Jan 27, 2019 7:00 am MSTThese 3 Utahns lived their 'Wicked' dreams during the hit musical's 15-year run Many a Utahn and BYU graduate has been cast in "Wicked" during the megahit’s 15-year run. As the national Broadway touring company prepares to make a stop at Salt Lake’s Eccles Theater Jan. 30-March 3, we caught up with a few.
Jan 9, 2019 7:00 am MSTHere's how Utah's Dallyn Vail Bayles manages to play eight roles in HCT's 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Running a marathon probably wasn’t what actor Dallyn Vail Bayles thought he was signing up for when he auditioned for Hale Centre Theatre’s upcoming production of “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” but a marathon was what he got.
Dec 31, 2018 7:00 am MSTTired of January already? Utah's theater scene is here to help with these 7 award-winning plays Kicking off the year are seven award-winning — not just Tony Award but also Academy Award — productions that are sure to capture the attention of theater enthusiasts and theater newbies alike.