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Las Vegas, Nev. – The Nevada Conservatory Theatre (NCT) at UNLV, celebrating its 10th anniversary, is pleased to announce its 2012-2013 season. The NCT is the professional theatre-training program of UNLV and is committed to bringing to Las Vegas the highest quality theatre by featuring professional artists and advanced students recruited from around the country. Their mission is to entertain, provoke and inspire. For ticket information on any performance, or for season ticket information, please call 895-ARTS (2787).

In addition to both the Main Season and Alternative Season, the NCT presents a very special encore performance of God Lives in Glass: Reflections of God As Seen Through The Eyes of Children (book and lyrics by Robert J. Landy, Ph.D., with music and additional lyrics by Keith Thompson) at 2 p.m. on August 25 and 26 to commemorate the 11th anniversary of 9/11. This concert benefits Family Promise, the Nevada conservatory theatre, and features performers from The Lion King, LOVE, Jersey Boys, Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular, Menopause The Musical, Surf The Musical, O, Tony and Tina’s Wedding, and the Departments of Music and Theatre at UNLV. Tickets are $25.

The Main Season
in the Judy Bayley Theatre

On the Verge by Eric Overmyer
¥ Venue: Black Box
¥ Dates: September 14 – 23, 2012

¥ Synopsis: When three Victorian female explorers set out on an adventure their travels take them through a continuum of space, time, history geography, feminism and fashion. These strong-willed women are prepared for any emergency, but seem momentarily disoriented when elements of a distant future begin to creep across their path.

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
¥ Venue: Judy Bayley Theatre
¥ Dates: October 5 – 14, 2012
¥ Synopsis: Shakespeare’s classic story of two star-crossed lovers caught in the midst of a deeply rooted family feud. This tale, fueled by love, revenge and family ties, portrays the tragic romance of Romeo and Juliet.

Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire
¥ Venue: Black Box
¥ Dates: November 9 – 18, 2012
¥ Synopsis: Rabbit Hole depicts the life-altering experience one has when a family member dies. The show, which offers a sad, but sweet emotional release, mixes wit, insightfulness, compassion and honesty during an in-depth examination of grief.

Arcadia by Tom Stoppard
¥ Venue: Judy Bayley Theatre
¥ Dates: November 30 – December 9, 2012

¥ Synopsis: Set on the elegant Coverly family estate, Arcadia moves back and forth between 1809 and present day. This brilliant play examines the nature of truth and time, the differences between the classical and romantic ideals, as well as the disruptive influence of sex on our life.

Gemini by Albert Innaurato
¥ Venue: Judy Bayley Theatre
¥ Dates: February 1 – 10, 2013

¥ Synopsis: On the eve of his twenty-first birthday, Francis is paid a surprise visit from two of his college friends, whose elevated social background contrasts painfully with Francis’s own humble circumstances. During the visit an unsettling discovery leads to a series of amusing, heart-warming and revealing incidents that occur in quick succession until the final, joyous moments of the play.

Equus by Peter Shafer
¥ Venue: Judy Bayley Theatre
¥ Dates: March 8 – 17, 2013

¥ Synopsis: Psychiatrist Dr. Martin Dysart is faced with treating a boy who has blinded six horses in a hysterical fit of passion. This violent act leads the doctor down a twisted road of discovery to a complex and disturbing confrontation with his new patient.

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The Learned Ladies by Moliere
¥ Venue: Black Box
¥ Dates: April 12 – 21, 2013

¥ Synopsis: This comedy, which focuses on academic pretention and female education, looks at the lives of three “learned” ladies whose uncontrollable obsession is learning and culture of the most conceited kind. The women use every tactic to advance themselves, including obtaining a special protégé to be the fixture of their literary salon.

Urinetown by Mark Hollermann & Greg Kotis
¥ Venue: Judy Bayley Theatre
¥ Dates: May 3 – 12, 2013


This hilarious musical exposes a world of greed, corruption, love and revolution during a time when water is worth its weight in gold and private bathrooms are outlawed.

Residents of this Gotham-like city are required to use public restrooms that are regulated by a single malevolent company, which profits by charging admission for one of humanity’s most basic needs.

During this time of bathroom repression, one hero decides he’s had enough and plans a revolution to lead his fellow citizens to toilet freedom

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