When a teenager’s tragic decision leaves his family and neighbors scrambling for answers, those who loved him the most must face the darkness and extremism that's taken root in their conservative community. But how can forgiveness and healing be found in midst of judgement and intense grief? This is their story, told through rock and roll.
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A Remarkable True Story

Pleasant Grove is a rock opera set in the 1970's based on the true story of teenage Alden Barrett’s tragic suicide — a death that rocked a family and their conservative small community. The profound and far-reaching repercussions of his death create a backdrop for an intensely emotional story about love, family, mental illness, fear and judgement, extremism and ultimately, forgiveness and healing.
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The Band and The Music

Bay of Pigs is a gritty and emotive band with a style reminiscent of 1970's greats, Pink Floyd, The Who and Led Zepplin. The story and the music of Pleasant Grove is truly a labor of intense love and is more than 25 years in the making.
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WHERE TO SEE THE SHOW

2022 Summer Preview:

West Valley City, Utah
JULY 29, 30
West Valley Performing Arts Center

2022 World Premiere:

West Valley City, Utah
OCTOBER 12-31
West Valley Performing Arts Center