Tickets to an entertainment event can be a perfect gift for Mother's Day. Your mom will never have to wash them, dust them, or find a place to put them. You can buy one for yourself, too, all in the name of spending more time with dear old Mom.
Here are some upcoming Salt Lake City 2011 events moms might enjoy:
A gift certificate to Pioneer Memorial Theatre can be redeemed for tickets to any Pioneer Theatre Company show, including their current production, Sunset Boulevard, their upcoming production of Rent, or any of the shows from their 50th anniversary season, which begins Sept. 16, 2011. Tickets range from $36-$49 per adult.
Hale Centre Theatre's current production is the WWII comedy The Hasty Heart, followed by Dirty Rotten Scoundrels beginning June 7. Or get Mom a gift certificate she can use for any upcoming show at HCT. Tickets range from $26-$30 per adult.
Join the mayhem as Shakespeare's saucy womanizer gets his comeuppance in this Verdi classic based on Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, May 14-22, 2011. Tickets are $15-$85, also available with dinner at Benihana for $50 per person.
U2 360 is a spectacular show and a must-see for any mom who's also a rock and roll fan. With special guests The Fray. Tuesday, May 24, 2011, tickets $30-$250.
Experience the rhythms and energy that inspired fistfights and riots at the 1913 premiere of the now-beloved music of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring. Friday and Saturday, May 27-28, 2011, tickets $15-$85.
My all time favorite musical, Boublil & Schönberg'sLes Miserables, will visit Salt Lake City with a special 25th anniversary production May 25-June 5, 2011. This production is currently sold out; tickets are available through Stubhub starting at $119.
What could be better than taking your Mamma to Mamma Mia? The show features the music of ABBA and will visit the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City June 17-19, 2011. Tickets $27.50-$67.50.