I and You

March 26, 2021
Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89119
7:30

Two teenagers from vastly different worlds connect over a shared homework assignment–analyzing Walt Whitman’s iconic Leaves of Grass. Witty, charming, and deeply evocative, this tour de force dramatic comedy will move and elate you, with a surprise twist that will leave you breathless.

The Staged Readings are offered to the community at no cost in partnership with The Clark County Library District. Seating is limited and available on a first-come basis.

The Children

Friday, June 25, 2021
Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89119
7:30 pm

The world is dealing with a nuclear disaster. Physicists, Robin and Hazel, are living just outside the exclusion zone. Their future consists of
solitude, yoga, and yogurt until an old “friend” shows up and makes a frightening request.

The Staged Readings are offered to the community at no cost in partnership with The Clark County Library District. Seating is limited and available on a first-come basis.

No Exit

 

by Jean-Paul Sartre
Directed by Mark Gorman

Friday, September 28, 2018
Las Vegas Clark County Library in the Jewel Box Theatre | 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89119

Three people locked together in a mysterious room.  As they slowly realize the gravity of their new shared reality, excuses are made, confessions are revealed and tensions rise to a boiling point. There are no windows; the lights never dim; they cannot die.  There is truly no exit.  “Hell is other people.”


The Staged Readings are offered to the community at no cost in partnership with The Clark County Library District. Seating is limited and available on a first come basis.

Appropriate

 

by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by Scottie Scott

Friday, January 25, 2019
Las Vegas Clark County Library in the Jewel Box Theatre | 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89119

The Lafayette clan descends upon the decrepit homestead of their newly-departed patriarch.  As the adult children sort through a horde of mementos, clutter, debt, and long-collected family baggage, they make a startling discovery.  The contentious reunion explodes in bitter rivalry, shocking surprises and disturbing revelation.  “This guy was related to me?  Like, what the eff?”



The Staged Readings are offered to the community at no cost in partnership with The Clark County Library District.

Seating is limited and available on a first-come basis.

Small Mouth Sounds

 

by Bess Wohl
Directed by Ann-Marie Pereth

Friday, February 15 – March 10, 2019
The Usual Place, 100 So. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89101

In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six runaways from city life embark on a silent retreat. As these strangers confront internal demons both profound and absurd, their vows of silence collide with the achingly human need to connect. Filled with awkward humor and deep truth, this strange, compassionate new play asks how we address life’s biggest questions when words fail us?  “So I ask you.  No, I beg you… Change. Somebody. Please. Change.”

 

 

Three Tall Women

 

by Edward Albee
Directed by Barbara Brennan

Friday, March 29, 2019
Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89119.

As a compelling, acerbic woman more than 90 years old lies dying, she reflects on her life with a mixture of shame, pleasure, regret, and satisfaction.  With the help of two attending women, she recalls the fun of her childhood, her early marriage, her deep regrets and overwhelming optimism.  “I think you can remember everything; I think you just can’t bring it to mind all the time.”


The Staged Readings are offered to the community at no cost in partnership with The Clark County Library District. Seating is limited and available on a first come basis.

The Elephant Man

 

by Bernard Pomerance
Directed by Ann-Marie Pereth and Joseph D. Kucan

Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 26, 2019
The Usual Place, 100 So. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89101

Horribly, tragically deformed, John Merrick survives by exposing his twisted, disfigured body to the gasps of spectators in a turn-of-the-century freak show.  Rescued by a young, ambitious doctor, Merrick takes up residence in the London Hospital, finding comfort and society for the first time in his life.  But has he really left the freak show?  “If your mercy is so cruel, what do you have for justice?”