Great Hall Performing Arts Festival 2022


June 15 – 25, 2022
Angelus Theatre
165 N Main, Spanish Fork

2022 Great Hall Performing Arts Festival Winners

See a play, enjoy a song, or laugh at a joke you’ve never heard before at this festival and contest for original creative works in theatre, music, dance, stand-up comedy, magic, or whatever entertainers bring to the stage. Over an exciting week of performances, contestants will compete to entertain you as you vote for your favorite acts. If you’re a creator or entertainer, don’t miss this opportunity to brings your works to life in front of live audiences, win recognition, and walk away with a cash prize.

Festival Schedule

Theatre Festival

* NOTE: dates and time have changed. Following is the updated schedule:

Short Play Festival

Playwrights, directors, and actors will work together to present original comedic or dramatic one act plays or musicals. $300 cash prize for best play. All of the short plays will be performed on each of the following nights:

  • Monday, June 20th, 7:30 PM
  • Tuesday, June 21st, 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, June 22nd, 7:30 PM

The Goose Girl by Louise Stapley Johsnon

The Goose Girl

By Louise Stapley Johnson
Louise Stapley Johnson’s imaginative retelling of a classic folk tale, fused with magic, political intrigue, and Norse Mythology. Come get your Norse fix and enjoy the suspense of political intrigue combined with a little bit of magic!





By Matthew Delafuente
When modern “communication” goes wrong … horribly wrong. If you’ve ever had words twisted, context lost, or calls dropped, you’ll love this play by YouTuber and multi-talented artist, Matthew Delafuente.



Love Potion
Love Potion

By John Cobb
This hilarious mixed up fairy tale by John Cobb is a yearly tradition at the Utah Renaissance Faire. We’re excited to bring the magic to the Angelus Theatre. Come see why everyone loves Love Potion!



In Sync
In Sync

By Matthew Delafuente
Two people are paired together in the Tag Team competition in the Beat Box championship. Little do they know that a surprise, beyond cash prizes, lays in wait for the both of them if they win. Come see the surprising ending to this fun story!



Calculated Risks by Amanda Rodriguez
Calculated Risks

By Amanda Rodriguez
Facing a mid-life crisis, an accountant drags his reluctant coworker onto a dangerous jungle safari, where they cross paths with a murderously wacky native. You’ll love this wild adventure!



A Play About Bacon and Robots by Jeffrey Payne
A Play About Bacon and Robots

By Jeffrey Payne
In a post-apocalyptic world ruled by the tyrannical Emperor Bot 5000, where humans have exchanged freedom for Bacon, a schoolgirl dares to ask why. Get all your laughs going with this fun, unpredictable romp!


24 Hour Play Festival

Playwrights and actors will have exactly 24 hours to write, rehearse, and perform brand new, 10 minute plays. $100 cash prize for best play. If you’re tired of the same old, then you’re bound to enjoy 5 – 6 fresh, new plays by local playwrights that didn’t exist yesterday. Laughter is inevitable. Good times are guaranteed. A perfect date or family night.

Variety Acts Festival

Solo or ensemble performers competing in dance, stand up comedy, magic, puppetry, acrobatics, or whatever talents entertainers bring to the stage. $100 cash prize for best performance.

  • Thursday, June 23rd, 7:30 PM

Music Festival

Featuring the best in local, original music groups, soloists, and songwriters. $100 cash prize for best original song.

  • Friday, June 24th, 7:30 PM


  • Hannah Maurine Tolmam – Music
  • Jake Earnest – Storytelling
  • Benjamin Hyde – Science Presentation
  • Matthew Delafuente – Dance
  • The Deaf and the Musician – Music
  • Matthew Delafuente – Storytelling


  • Samuel Benson
  • Tiffany Davis
  • Fever Dream
  • Intermission
  • Give Me Rent
  • Matthew Graves
  • Man May Be

Awards Ceremony

Featuring some of the best acts from the festival and announcing the winners. If you can only make one performance, make it this.

  • Saturday, June 25th, 7:30 PM


20% discount for groups of 4 or 5
33% discount for groups of 6 or more

Get the best value with season tickets.
(9 events for only $59)

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