Archive for the ‘Theatre & Opera’

  • “The Met” Opera Live via Satellite
    Sat Apr 28 at 10:30 am you can view LIVE High Definition via satellite The Metropolitan Opera production of Puccini’s Il Trittico at the Regal Colonnade Stadium 14 theatre. Now viewing opera at 10:30 am on a Saturday morning is probably not all that appealing to most of us, but for true lovers of the art, this has got to be an event worth getting out ot the house...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Free Harp and Opera lunch hour
    Take your lunch and enjoy the music of harpist Carolyn Gott and opera singer Stephen Plummer from noon to 1pm, Fri Apr 20. The event is hosted by the City of Las Vegas. Venue is the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse Downtown Las Vegas. Call 702-229-4614 for more info. Admission is free. Light refreshments available.
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Nadler & Sullivan in “Always”
    Mark Nadler and KT Sullivan performed before a sold-out house two years ago and now they are back in “Always: The Love Story of Irving Berlin.” This is a celebration of the great music of Irving Berlin and an intimate look into the heart of the artist himself. Tickets are $10 in advance/$15 day of performance. Sun Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm at the Charleston Heights...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Auditions for Land of the Dragon
    The Rainbow Company Theater Group is auditioning Sat Apr 21 for their production of “The Land of the Dragon,” a Chinese story first published in 1946. Created in fluid Chinese style with loads of intrigue and, of course, dragons, the actual production debuts beginning of June. Roles are available for ages 12 to adult. Anyone may audition in that age range,...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    This Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice creation is presented by Signature Productions, directed by Steve Huntsman and Leslie Fotheringham. The production is staged until April 28 at Summerlin Library Theatre. Tickets are $22 adults/$20 seniors & students/$15 ages 3-12. Please, no children under age of 3. 702-507-3860 1771 Inner Circle Las Vegas NV For more info...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 09:04 pm
  • Free Passion Play
    “He’s Alive” is presented by Passion Play of Las Vegas at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship. The passion play is the account of Jesus Christ from Palm Sunday through the Resurrection, accented with wonderful sets and period costumes. Performances are 7:00 pm Apr 6 and 2:00 Apr 7. Doors open one hour before. Tickets are FREE. Call 702-450-5511. Cornerstone...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 08:04 pm
  • “Search for Talent” Showcase
    This is the 28th annual Search for Talent competition and Sat Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm is the Winners’ Showcase recital. Local talented young persons from age 6-18 have auditioned and competed to reach this final performance of the program. Entrance fee $5. The event is sponsored by the City of Las Vegas, the venue is the Reed Whipple Cultural Center 702-229-6211 821...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 08:04 pm
  • “One to Grow On” – Rainbow Youth Theatre
    The next production of the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is starting April 6 and runs thru Apr 15. The production “One to Grow On” is a powerful play exploring the connection between a 12-year old and his grandfather. The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is celebrating its 30th year providing opportunities for the youth of Las Vegas to participate in live theatre...
    by at March 27th, 2007 at 05:03 am
  • The Arts Conservatory summer program
    TAC, or The Arts Conservatory, is open to youth from ages 7-15; registration starts April 1 and continues to Jun 9. The camp has three enrollment possibilities: Full Week (M-F) from 9am-4p for $550, Three days, 9a-4p $300 and half-day morning or afternoon for $300. The program runs from Jun 11- Aug 3, includes both art and theatre, complemented by music and dance. ...
    by at March 26th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • 2 Day Spring Break “World’s a Stage”
    If you are looking for a fun activity for your kids over spring break, but only want to commit to a couple of days, this might be for you. Great Performances: The World’s a Stage. Ages 10-18 on Thur Apr 5 & Fri Apr 6 from 8a-5p. The fee is $25. Bring tap and jazz shoes, a snack lunch and be ready for fun. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West Las Vegas...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Cirque du Soleil Fan Club
    What do you do when you have seen every Cirque du Soleil show in town? Take it on the road, of course. There is a group of Cirque fans who are so dedicated that they are going to travel to Orlando and later Tokyo to continue their mission which is to “live passionately!” (by seeing every Cirque du Soleil production possible.) Called Cirquecon, they have...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Spring Break Drama Workshop for Kids
    This is the seventh year that the City of Las Vegas Performing Arts Division is offering a spring break drama program for kids grades 2-6. The program includes 5 full days of improvisation, story dramatization, mime and even some set design. There is a student performance for friends and family at the end of the week. Classes are Mon-Fri Apr 2-6 from 9:00a-3:00p. The...
    by at March 24th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Lawry’s Hosts Benefit for Rainbow Company
    The Rainbow Company has terrific programs that expose children and youth through high school to drama, by giving the opportunity not only to view live theatre, but to participate in the production. It is run by the City of Las Vegas and has been honored with national awards for youth theatre. Its core is The Ensemble, a group of 40 children, ages 10-18, selected through...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Spanish-speaking Theatre
    The Tayrona Theater Company performs plays in Spanish and has two performances this weekend. The first play “La Institutriz“, by Russian Anton Chekov is a classic about dignity and respect in an abusive world. “Se Busca” by Salvador Enriquez, deals with a man desiring escape from reality. We can all relate to that sometimes. Spanish poems will...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • The Gazillionaire Show
    The New American Theatre Project is presenting for one weekend only “The Gazillionaire Show.” It promises live music, dancing girls, special guests and cheap booze! “Money can’t buy happiness…oh wait, yes it can.” That quote reminds me that someone once said “Money isn’t everything, but it ranks up there with oxygen.”...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • Cirque du Soleil Auditions 2007
    I saw The Beatles “Love” at the Mirage Sunday night and was wondering again where Cirque du Soleil finds their incredible dancers and acrobats, not to mention where they get their ideas. One answer is recruitment by email to participate in artistic auditions held in Paris, Orlando, San Francisco, Montreal, Vienna, Chicago, Oslo and Stockholm. I find it curious...
    by at March 14th, 2007 at 06:03 am
  • Special Wild Wrice Night @ Rocco’s
    Larry Wild Wrice and the Gents of Swing are playing a special engagement tonight at Cappozoli’s-Rocco’s. Larry is found on Tuesdays at the Italian restaurant and lounge where he entertains with straight ahead jazz and old standards. Reminder that Larry will also be accompanying Lindell Blake tomorrow from 2p-5p for the FREE jazz tap recital at the Library...
    by at March 9th, 2007 at 04:03 pm
  • Fusion, Fire & Ice
    The Nevada Ballet Theater Group has an exciting dance program planned for the 3rd weekend in March, composed of three one-act works of very diverse choreography and rhythms. Titled “Fusio, Fire & Ice – A Celebration of Dance,” the mix includes Fest Polonaise with music by Johann Svendson and choreography by Bruce Steivel, Les Patineurs, music by...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Menopause without pause
    I thought I was the last woman over 50 in Las Vegas to see Menopause, the laugh-out-loud Broadway Musical Comedy that parodies the dreaded Change of Life awaiting half of the world’s population. But judging by the packed house at Shimmer Cabaret at the Hilton, there are still quite a few of us left to savor hearing the woes of our sweat and tears playfully bantered...
    by at March 1st, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • UNLV Performs “La Boheme”
    The UNLV Opera Theater, with graduate and undergraduate performers, will stage Puccini’s “La Boheme” at the Judy Bayley Theater on campus Mar 9-11. The UNLV Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Taras Krysa will accompany the production directed by Christine Seitz. Tickets are available at the UNLV Box Office. Adults $25, All students $5, Seniors/military/faculty/staff...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • LV Little Theatre presents The Violet Hour
    The Las Vegas Little Theatre is billed as “theatre by the community, for the community.” Southern Nevada’s oldest community theatre in its 29th year, it relies on the help of very dedicated volunteers and donations from patrons and local businesses to launch productions on its Mainstage and at the Fischer Black Box. The play, Fiction, performed in January,...
    by at February 7th, 2007 at 04:02 pm