Nevada Conservatory Theatre

2005-2006 Season

Main Season (in the Judy Bayley Theatre)

The Gamester

By Freyda Thomas
October 7-16, 2005
Young Valere and beautiful Angelique are joyously in love. He must choose, however, between his love for her and his desire for gambling because she?ll have none of it. Classical comic brilliance.

Carnival!

By Music/Lyrics: Bob Merrill; Book: Michael Stewart
Dec. 2-11, 2005
"Love Makes the World Go Round" in this enchanting musical about love between a carnival girl and a crippled puppeteer who can only talk to her through his puppets. An event for the whole family.

Inherit the Wind

By Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Feb. 10-19, 2006
Based on the Scopes "Monkey" Trial of 1925, which pitted the teachings of Darwinist evolution against Christianity in this monumental legal clash. One of theatre's greatest dramas.

Intimate Apparel

By Lynn Nottage
Feb. 24-March 12, 2006
It is New York in 1905 and Esther, a lonely African-American seamstress, struggles in her search for love. Lyrical eloquence.

Wait Until Dark

By Fredick Knott
April 28-May 7, 2006
This thriller tells the story of a deadly cat-and-mouse game between a murderous conman and innocent blind woman. A Broadway and Hollywood hit.

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Second Season (in the Black Box Theatre)

Crimes of the Heart

By Beth Henley
Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2005
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Three sisters find themselves reunited in their hometown of Hazlehurst, Mississippi, during trying times, triggering a hilarious mix of crises, courage, laughter, and love.

The Foreigner

By Larry Shue
Nov. 11-20, 2005
A group of devious characters must deal with a stranger who they think knows no English in this Obie Award-winning comedy.

The Playwrights Festival

Three original plays including Ragtown, Pluck the Rose, and The Loggerheads of Lambhuna Drive will be rotated in rotating repertory.

Ragtown

By Jayme McGhan
April 6-9, 2006
Desperate times and dangerous work are a volatile mix, especially for a young Irish immigrant worker on Boulder Dam.

Pluck the Rose

By Stan Waring
April 13-16, 2006
Pluck the Rose tells the story of a woman, struggling to run a business and keep her family together during World War II.

The Loggerheads of Lambhuna Drive

By Ross Howard
April 20-23, 2006
Ross Howard's dark comedy The Loggerheads of Lambhuna Drive, introduces us to Dr. and Dr. Loggerhead, who are welcoming two new additions to their household.

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