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What happens when you try to shoehorn the world we now live in into the realism genre?  You end up with a play like this one.

Cockroach Theatre’s ‘HIR’ puts the realism back into reality

January 18th, 2017

What happens when you try to shoehorn the world we now live in into the realism genre? You end up with a play like this one.

  • The Tony-winning musical of Alison Bechdel's autobiographical story is coming to the Smith Center.

  • Super Summer, NCT, the Lab and a double-shot of Cockroach.

  • Kate Hamill's inventive adaptation—directed by Paul Barnes—uses expressive movement to make the classic more playful and imaginative.

  • The December show takes place in the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel.

  • It’s rare to see theater that unabashedly aims to create a serious work of art that’s challenging, cerebral and emotionally impacting.

  • The first production in the Alios space felt slapped together and incomplete.

  • Since its 1994 debut, Twilight has become a lodestone for exploratory, socially conscious theater.

  • How much fun can one person have, before it stops being fun?

  • An exhibition featuring the First Folio is on display at UNLV’s Lied Library and Bomb-Itty of Errors is at Judy Bayley Theatre.

  • “I’m a workshop junkie. I like to train with different people and learn different styles.”

  • The play is best thought of as a prequel to Peter Pan—while giving you an almost completely new view of the story.

  • Rick Pulos' solo show felt like a manipulation of sentiment, rather than an actual exploration of character, setting or conflict.

  • The talent onstage could not be denied, which resulted in multiple standing ovations.

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