Fall A&E Preview: Theater

Get your geek on with She Kills Monsters by Off-Strip Productions.
Jacob Coakley

Clybourne Park (September 11-27, Las Vegas Little Theatre) An explosive (and funny) twist on race. Act One, set in 1959, finds white community leaders trying to block a home sale to a black family. In Act Two, set 50 years later, a white family tries to move back into the same house.

The Whale (October 9-25, Cockroach Theatre) An elegiac story of a man bereft, trying to connect one last time to his distant daughter and learn the cause of his gay lover’s suicide.

She Kills Monsters (October 15-31, Off-Strip Productions) Get your geek on with this tale of a young woman exploring the life of her dead sister—by exploring the fantastical world of role-playing in which she found refuge.

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