News: Department of Theatre

two actresses facing each other
Arts and Culture | February 27, 2018
This startlingly modern, all-female production of the classic tragedy investigates the relationship between true democracy and unbridled political power.
Norma Saldivar talking to students
People | January 29, 2018
This new department chair says the move to UNLV allows her to continue her commitment to developing new generations of theater devotees.
woman and man
Arts and Culture | January 26, 2018
Excluded as a black man from the major leagues during his prime, Troy Maxon's bitterness takes its toll on his relationships with his wife and son.
Ghost of Christmas Present and Ebenezer Scrooge
Arts and Culture | November 21, 2017
This magical journey reminds Scrooge — and every one of us — of the transformative power of love, friendship, and generosity.
theater poster
Arts and Culture | October 11, 2017
Good kids wouldn’t do something so bad, would they?
Arts and Culture | September 14, 2017
Performances run through Oct. 8 in the Judy Bayley Theatre.
Take Me Out promotional poster
Arts and Culture | July 31, 2017
Join us for a season of introductions and surprises!
Poster for Clowntown: A Musical
Arts and Culture | May 15, 2017
Performances are 2 and 7:30 p.m. May 27, and 2 p.m. May 28. All proceeds benefit the Nevada Conservatory Theatre.
J.J. Brennan in a UNLV cap
Campus News | May 12, 2017
UNLV's oldest graduate finishes his degree after nearly seven decades.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Arts and Culture | May 11, 2017
Incoming chair Norma Saldivar also will be executive director of the critically acclaimed Nevada Conservatory Theatre.
Poster for Peter Pan
Arts and Culture | April 6, 2017
A sprinkle of pixie dust and a fantastical journey await!
Poster for Disgraced
Arts and Culture | March 24, 2017
Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, "Disgraced" is an unflinching exploration of sex, religion, and cultural assimilation.