Community Musical

Each year, Cottonwood Heights sponsors a musical.  The production starts in early spring and performs six to seven shows in late July and early August. 

The production is performed at the Cottonwood Heights Theater inside Butler Middle School located at 7530 S. 2700 East.  The theatre has state of the art lighting, sound, graphics and seating capacity of 1100 seats.


2018 Musical: "Big, the Musical"

Show Dates:

July 27, 28, 30 Aug 2, 3, 4 and 6.

Click here to read the synopsis of BIG the Musical.

Audition and Rehearsal Information:


BIGCome audition for Big the Musical! We need people of all ages but we are STRONGLY encouraging all men and boys to try out. 

There are lots of parts for you, so come try out on May 8 or 10 at City Hall (more information  available below).


Tuesday, May 8 & Thursday, May 10 – 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Cottonwood Heights City Hall - 2277 East Bengal Blvd.

Call Backs – Saturday, May 12 - 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. - Cottonwood Heights City Hall

Audition Instructions:

  • Prepare a 2-minute song that showcases your voice.
  • Bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided.
  • Bring recent head shot.
  • Bring a list of conflict dates.

CALL BACKS - May 12th 9:00am – 12:00pm

  • Be prepared to site read a short song from the musical.
  • Be prepared to read from the script.
  • Be prepared to dance.

Click here to download audition application and bring with you.  If you are unable to download and print, come early to fill one out at the time of your audition.

Note: Parent/guardian participation is required to help supervise your children during rehearsals. 

The Pro Team for this show

Producer:  Kim Pedersen

Director:  Doug Bishop

Music Director: Jannalee Hunsaker

Orchestra Director:  Rob Bedont

Choreographer: Chelsea Lujan

Set Designer:  Brad Lake

Costumes: Emily Smith

Doug Bishop comes to Cottonwood Heights with an incredibly respectable resume.  He has directed over 40 musical productions and is excited to bring his talent, experience and creativity to Cottonwood Heights production of BIG the Musical.   The production team are all experienced professionals and this show is sure to be a fun and extraordinary show! 

Performances are held at the Cottonwood Heights Theater, adjacent to Butler Middle School.  This theater is unlike any other community theater! Performing on this stage is magical!
-Seating capacity - 1100 seats
-Custom Fine Art Lighting
-Cinematic graphic cyclorama 
- Elaborate set designs

 Once you perform in a Cottonwood Heights Production, you'll want to come back every year!

Editors's note: Previous announcements have been published online and in the city newsletter with different dates for auditions. We apologize for the confusion.

Past Musicals:

2017: "Annie"


2016: "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers"
sevn brides
seven brides

2015: "Shrek The Musical"

2014: "The Music Man"
music man

2014: "Cinderella Enchanted"
2013: "The Wizard of Oz"
2012: "Fiddler on the Roof"