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February 24, 2017

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Theater

Photo: Motown the Musical
‘Motown: The Musical’ captures feel of an era
Friday, January 13, 2017
Production brings huge hits to life on the stage.
Photo: A scene from the Nutcracker performed by the Nevad
The Nutcracker is a beautiful dream
Friday, December 16, 2016
The Smith Center turns the enchanting holiday classic into a Vegas tradition.
Photo: Michael Jackson ONE
‘Michael Jackson One’ keeps King of Pop’s spirit fresh
Friday, November 18, 2016
Creative choreography and unusual acts highlight Cirque du Soleil's homage to the legend.
Photo: Jabbawockeez
The surreal life of the Jabbawockeez
Friday, November 4, 2016
Playful and imaginative, the dance troupe will make you think you're dreaming.
Photo: Million Dollar Quartet
'The Million Dollar Quartet' revisits a meeting of musical giants
Friday, October 7, 2016
What do you know? The fabulous facts about some of rock ’n’ roll’s most famous songs.
Acclaimed playwright Edward Albee dies at 88
Friday, September 16, 2016
Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee has died in suburban New York City at …
Photo: Carole King Musical
‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ takes you back in time
Friday, September 16, 2016
Jukebox musical explores the tapestry of singer-songwriter’s illustrious career.
Photo: Mystere
Mystère gets an altitude adjustment
Friday, August 12, 2016
The show that changed Vegas entertainment is making changes of its own.
It’s so heartwarming! ‘The Sound of Music’ comes to Vegas
It’s so heartwarming! ‘The Sound of Music’ comes to Vegas
Friday, July 29, 2016
Broadway's classic tale and timeless songs touch on love and family.
Photo: Idaho! The Comedy Musical writing partners Buddy S
Linking Vegas, Idaho and ‘Idaho!’ with a gem of a road trip
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The idea was not to spoof Idaho itself, but to parody the concept of theatrical convention. But it didn’t hurt to match some of the references in Idaho with “Idaho! The Comedy Musical.”
Photo: A rehearsal for Idaho! The Comedy Musical at the S
Photos: Rehearsals begin for ‘Idaho! The Comedy Musical’ at Smith Center
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Theater:
During the opening number of “Idaho! The Comedy Musical,” at the Smith Center for its first preview night July 6 and its gala celebrity premiere July 9, a bare-bottomed young man runs across the stage.
Photo: Brian Henson, center and son of the late Jim Henso
Q+A: ‘Puppet Up!’ mastermind Patrick Bristow — ‘Trading one insanity for the other’
Thursday, June 23, 2016
The Venetian:
Sixty naughty and outrageous puppets from Jim Henson’s collection of misfits are getting ready to travel from Los Angeles to Las Vegas for stardom on the Strip. But as with all things in show business, the actual date for the relocation is in the hands of their agents.
Photo: David Saxe.
Q+A: David Saxe celebrates sixth anniversary of ‘Vegas! The Show’
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Planet Hollywood:
When prolific producer David Saxe decided to risk everything on his project “Vegas! The Show,” even he thought that he was insane. He had to sell out every single show every day and still could lose money. Now six years later, he’s celebrating its anniversary all month long.
Photo: Leslie Odom Jr. accepts the award for leading acto
Next out: Leslie Odom Jr. to exit ‘Hamilton’ in July
Sunday, June 19, 2016
A week after winning a best leading actor Tony Award, Leslie Odom Jr. has announced he will leave the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton," joining ...
Photo: Cabaret, starring Randy Harrison as the MC, is at
Q+A: ‘Cabaret’ star Randy Harrison talks touring, nudity, Orlando massacre, ‘Queer As Folk’
Saturday, June 18, 2016
The Smith Center:
Youthful-looking actor Randy Harrison is best known for his role as young, blond Justin Taylor on Showtime’s “Queer As Folk” from 2000-2005, but the 38-year-old has an extensive theater background that includes “Amadeus,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Wicked.”