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Performances - Theatre

Lily Balsen

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Performed by Lily Balsen, Adapted by Wynn Handman and Directed by Billy Lyons
Saturday, September 12, 7 p.m.
Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St.

Free Admission and open to the public.

In association with Young Audiences New York, Nevada Humanities and the city of Las Vegas present the Literature to Life® stage presentation of The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd.

Discussions will precede and follow the performance.


The Utah Shakespeare Company Presents:
Saturday, January 30, 2016, 2 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush Street

Admission: Free and open to the public

Each year, the Utah Shakespeare Company hits the road with an educational outreach program for schools and communities. Come experience a 75-minute version of the William Shakespeare tragedy “Hamlet” with complete costumes, sets, and theatrical lighting. This free program is open to all ages. For more information, call 702-229-3514.



The Mitzvah Project
Saturday, March 5, 7:30 pm
Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St., 702-229-ARTS

Admission $10 Advance/$15 door

Roger Grunwald presents The Mitzvah Project, a one-person play and lecture that examines one of the most astonishing stories of the Second World War.

The Mitzvah Project is a combination of theater, history lesson and conversation, currently on a national tour, in which actor, playwright and child of survivor, Roger Grunwald, explores one of the most shocking aspects of the Jewish experience during the Second World War. Through the story of Christoph Rosenberg, a German half-Jew, the one-person drama, created with director and co-author Annie McGreevey, reveals the surprising history of tens of thousands of German men known as “mischling”, the derogatory term the Nazis used to characterize those descended from one or two Jewish grandparents, who served in Hitler’s army. Grunwald’s post-play lecture delves deeper into the history that produced these mischling-soldiers; men who were the product of two centuries of German-Jewish assimilation, intermarriage, conversion and the striving of a people committed to calling the German Fatherland their home. After the lecture, Mr. Grunwald will lead a discussion with the audience. For more information, go to


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Office of Cultural Affairs
495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Monday - Saturday (702) 229-2787