News: Department of Theatre

portrait of woman
Arts and Culture | April 12, 2019
Based on the blockbuster movie starring Reese Witherspoon, this fabulously fun musical adaptation follows the adventures of West Coast sorority girl Elle Woods.
build exterior at night
Arts and Culture | March 11, 2019
Founded in 2003, the hall honors people who have made significant contributions to the visual arts, performing arts, or architecture.
UNLV students rehearse a dance performance.
Arts and Culture | March 5, 2019
Lawmakers to hear from faculty, students on first-ever ‘Fine Arts Day.’
Illustration of a woman that emphasizes her heart
Arts and Culture | March 4, 2019
Poet Federico García Lorca’s play runs through March 17 in the Black Box Theatre.
female and male actor in costume
Arts and Culture | February 12, 2019
This Carlyle Brown play, based on real-life events, runs through Feb. 24 in the Judy Bayley Theatre.
Two students are debating with one another.
Campus News | December 27, 2018
Student achievements including competition wins, a world record, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2018.
5 actors in costume
Arts and Culture | November 29, 2018
Enjoy subterfuge, shenanigans, and sonnets through Dec. 9.
Nate bynum and Cynthia Lee Wong
Arts and Culture | October 22, 2018
"What's Going On" features the music of Marvin Gaye Nov. 2-4. "No Guarantees," composed by music professor Cynthia Lee Wong, is Nov. 16-17.
illustration of tree branches
Arts and Culture | October 5, 2018
Arthur Miller’s searing 1953 commentary on McCarthysim focuses on Salem, Massachusetts, in the 1690s. It runs through Oct. 28.
Trevor Dotson
Research | October 4, 2018
Master’s student Trevor Dotson found a left-brain, right-brain balance and brought functional creativity to the theater world.
dancers outdoors at night
Arts and Culture | October 1, 2018
Join us for a celebratory evening honoring the Las Vegas arts community for its dedicated support of the arts and culture.
Arts and Culture | September 19, 2018
Oscar Wilde's sparkling comedy runs through Oct. 7 in the Judy Bayley Theatre.