'Talented kids awaken "Sleeping Beauty" at Hale Center Theater Orem'


I wrote a feature on "Sleeping Beauty" at the Hale Center Theater Orem:

Hale Center Theater Orem is now making “Once Upon a Dream” come true with an all-kids stage production of Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty.”

The show, which has a running time of just over an hour, plays every weekday afternoon through May 20. It brings the animated musical to life with actors all under the age of 18. Many of the special effects in the show support the evil Maleficent, played by Emma Bikman, age 17, of Alpine.

“It’s a really exciting show,” Bikman said. “I always remember watching ‘Sleeping Beauty’ when I was little and I was terrified of Maleficent.”

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