The Nevada Shakespeare Festival has announced a collaboration with our local Las Vegas Academy of the Arts.
In partnership with The City of Henderson, the Nevada Shakespeare Festival will bring two productions to the Las Vegas Valley. Landing at the newly renovated Water Street Plaza Amphitheater in Henderson. This will not be the Shakespeare we read in school. These adaptations boast small casts in rowdy adaptations of the Bard’s original works.
The first show will be “Romeo & Juliet“.
Free performances will be available through two dates of Shakespeare in the Park – April 8 at Silver Springs Park in Henderson and April 22 at Inspirada’s Solista Park. Guests can bring a blanket and enjoy the show on the grass. And get ready for a version of this show not like what you’ve already seen. There will be sword fights and spouts of love, sure. But there’s also going to be some readings that will have you laughing out loud. And did we mention there’s going to be a bit of Bon Jovi as well?
Next up, “The Tempest“.
Join the Nevada Shakespeare Festival at the Water Street Plaza Amphitheater for their mainstage show. “The Tempest” will run two weekends, on May 18-20 and May 25-27. This adaption of Shakespeare’s classic work involves a lot of magic. Starring Master Illusionist Rod Raven. Guests can purchase tickets, starting at $10, at nevadashakespearefestival.com.
Nevada Shakespeare Festival’s collaboration with the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts.
Artistic Director Matthew Morgan is adapting the Bard’s works for the “Comedy of Errors” show, running May 6-8, 2023. The result will be a gender-neutral, all-inclusive production that engages the younger population and encourages a sense of self-worth.
The mission of the Nevada Shakespeare Festival’s team is to curate artists who create unique, relevant and accessible works. They want to make their productions both digestible for first-time theatergoers and inspirational for long-time fans of Shakespeare’s work. You can visit their website to donate to the organization and get information about upcoming shows.