Majestic Repertory Theatre announces its 2018-2019 season

An exterior view of the Majestic Repertory Theatre, 1217 S. Main St., Sunday May 7, 2017.
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Majestic Repertory Theatre’s current season doesn’t wrap until June, but the local company just announced the lineup for its upcoming 2018-2019 season, which kicks off with a production of Cabaret in August.

Artistic Director Troy Heard says there’s an emphasis on community throughout the season. “When I pick shows, I look at what’s their place in the community, what’s their place in Las Vegas, and also how do we stretch that space?”

Following Cabaret in September is William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney by Lucas Hnath, Spring Awakening by Steven Sater, Tight End by Rachel Bykowski, Our Town by Thornton Wilder, The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez, Bigfoot by Amber Ruffin, Kevin Sciretta and David Schmoll and Krampus by Troy Heard.

Like last year’s Clown Bar, Heard says Cabaret and Our Town will be immersive experiences that transform the venue and engage the audience, even incorporating them into the play.

The theater will host other engagement projects, including more collaboration with UNLV student groups throughout the year and a pop-up séance.

“We’re opening our doors to different people and trying to open our doors to the community," Troy says.

Sentience is currently playing throughout March 11, followed by Marie Antoinette and Animal Farm.

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