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February 28, 2015

Community Connections Wish List

Las Vegas Little Theatre
3920 Schiff Las Vegas, NV 89103

LVLT is Southern Nevada's Oldest Community Theatre.

Las Vegas Little Theatre is theatre by the community, for the community.

Las Vegas Little Theatre is an amateur theatre company founded in 1978 by Jack Bell and Jack Nickolson. It launched performances in a converted storefront with an initial seating capacity of 48.

Our current home was renovated with the help of professional design services, donations from patrons and local businesses, and countless hours of sweat and (literally) blood of dedicated volunteers.

Over the years many critically acclaimed and award-winning plays have been presented, such as Master Harold...and the Boys, Purple Hearts, The Woolgatherer, Master Class, and A Streetcar Named Desire, among others.

Our Mission has always been: To increase the awareness of theatre arts in Southern Nevada, provide quality productions, and to offer educational, hands-on opportunities in all facets of theatre production.

Our long-range goal is to secure a permanent, LVLT-owned facility in which to stage our productions and offer increased services to the community.

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Las Vegas Little Theatre (LVLT) will enter it's 30th season presenting URINETOWN, THE MUSICAL, July 6th-July 22nd, 2007 for 11 performances only at 3920 Schiff Drive, Las Vegas, NV.

One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, URINETOWN is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold.

In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity's most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero decides he's had enough, and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom! Inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, URINETOWN is an irreverently humorous satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny. Praised for reinvigorating the very notion of what a musical could be, URINETOWN catapults the 'comedic romp' into the new millennium with its outrageous perspective, wickedly modern wit, and sustained ability to produce gales of unbridled laughter.

Walter Niejadlik, LVLT board president and Urinetown director said, ''LVLT is thrilled to be able to offer the Las Vegas Premiere of this most original musical to the community. Urinetown is a truly clever and original musical and these are the types of productions that we strive to provide to our community.''

LVLT is supported in partnership with the Southern Nevada Water Association (SNWA), JC Davis stated, "LVLT, with their production of Urinetown, gives SNWA an opportunity for promoting efficient water use in the valley."

URINETOWN was produced on Broadway in September 2001 by the Araca Group & Dodger Theatricals in association with Theatre Dreams, Inc. & Lauren Mitchell; music/lyrics by Mark Hollmann, book/lyrics by Greg Kotis. In praise of Urinetown, Clive Barnes from the NY POST states, "Pure Gold!!!"

You Can Help by Providing Goods

We need lighting equipment, costumes, construction materials, paint, tools, office supplies, computer equipment, concession supplies (cookies, sodas, coffee, bottled water) and paper products.

You Can Help by Volunteering

We need actors, directors, stage managers, technical crew, back stage crew, set construction, costumes, props, ushers, and advertising help.

You Can Help by Offering Your Services

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