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With so many surprises in store, the audience must stay on its toes. “Invariably, they come to the wrong solution, which is great because we can pull the carpet out from under them,” director Andrew Paul says.

Vegas Theatre Company’s fleet-footed ‘Holmes and Watson’ mixes mystery and fun

November 14th, 2019

With so many surprises in store, the audience must stay on its toes. “Invariably, they come to the wrong solution, which is great because we can pull the carpet out from under them,” director Andrew Paul says.

  • Founder Kathleen Langford says her original twofold goal—to meet fellow artists and to share art among like-minded professionals—has been realized.

  • The series kicked off October 17 with Death is a Drag, which runs through November 3.

  • Las Vegas' theater companies are stepping things up this spooky season.

  • We spoke with directors Maxim Lardent and Benjamin Loewy about the Michael Frayn-authored play-within-a-play, the duo’s last show before Poor Richard’s debut its new playhouse ...

  • Off-Broadway star April Kidwell—a UNLV and Las Vegas Academy grad—has built a cottage industry parodying (and re-inventing) roles originally played by actress Elizabeth Berkley.

  • “It’s a tough role vocally,” Traci Kesisian says of the Witch. Belting out songs in an “old, ugly witch voice” while physically hunched over is ...

  • The Playhouse smells like fresh sawdust, that distinct woody scent of new beginnings. It’s still under construction, but the 5,000-square-foot space is already a thing ...

  • The agile, oversexed lunatics who brought us Absinthe will soon try their hand at an old-timey saloon show.

  • It’s a juicy challenge for a daring theater company: produce a play in which characters have taken a vow of silence.

  • It’s one of the things the Smith Center was built to do, but our smaller venues are exploding in song, too.

  • The Vagina Monologues hasn't been performed in Vegas in two years ... and we need it now more than ever.

  • The original play was ahead of its time, depicting teens tackling a host of perennial issues—premarital sex, masturbation, homosexuality, child abuse, abortion, suicide and reform ...

  • “This play is powerful. It’s a perfect artist response to corruption.”

  • The uniquely Vegas production has come a long way since the days of scavenging for casino performance spaces.

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