Enjoy “Peter Pan,” Modern Dance, British A Capella Men’s Choir
The city of Las Vegas invites the public to the following low-cost, family events.
Bring the family to enjoy a performance by the Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company Thursday, April 6, at 7 p.m. at Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are priced at $10 plus tax in advance, $15 plus tax at the door. Paul Taylor is known as one of the pioneers of modern dance. His choreography is noted for its physicality and grace as well as its cultural relevance. In selecting repertoire for this performance, Taylor chose dances that span the broad spectrum of his work, including athleticism, humor and range of emotions. For more information and tickets, visit www.artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.
Everyone will appreciate “Semi-Toned presents Sing Theory” Friday, April 14, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Fifth Street School auditorium, located at 401 S. Fourth St. Tickets are priced at $24 for adults, $12 for ages 0-18. Semi-Toned is the University of Exeter’s famous all-male singing group. The men have been at the forefront of British a cappella singing for several years, winning the Voice Festival UK, the Edinburgh Fringe Bobby award and are the champions of BBC2’s show “The Choir: Gareth’s Best in Britain.” Semi-Toned also made the front page of “Buzzfeed” in 2015 with their debut music video “Rich Man.” This will be their third tour of the U.S.A. Praised for their creativity, uniqueness and vocal acrobatics, the group embraces music of a variety of genres to ensure there really is something for everyone in any of their shows. In “Semi-Toned presents Sing Theory,” the group’s 12-strong ensemble takes the audience on a journey from the ’70s to the present day, all via the medium of music, and completely unaccompanied. The show promises to give audiences more of what they love — humor, innovation, musicality and dancing. For tickets and information, call 702-229-3515 or go online to https://www.artslasvegas.org.
The entire family will enjoy “Peter Pan” at UNLV’s Judy Bayley Theatre, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, April 28-May 14. Shows April 28, 29, May 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13 are at 7:30 p.m.; there also are 2 p.m. shows April 29, 30, May 6, 7 and 14. A joint project between Rainbow Company Youth Theatre and UNLV Nevada Conservatory Theatre, this classic musical is an adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s enduring fantasy about the Darling children’s adventures with the boy who never grows up in Neverland. Tickets are priced from $29.75 to $33, or only $10 with a Rainbow Company “Seussical” or “Recollections of the Silver State” ticket stub. Tickets are available at the UNLV Box Office (702-895-ARTS) or online at https://www.unlv.edu/pac/tickets.