Into this raw-nerve cultural moment — one boiling with political rancor and intimations of violence — comes Las Vegas Little Theatre’s Assassins, a Tony-winning Sondheim musical about, yes, presidential assassins.
Jack Gaughan will direct the live musical accompaniment to Nevada Ballet Theatre’s Nutcracker for the sixth time. But his experience with the classic Tchaikovsky score goes back further than that — much further, to age 7, when he performed it at a piano recital. Is it still special? Yes.
King Ibu sings his music in English, French, and ethnic languages intrinsic to Senegal, but he aspires to make his music a universal language to be enjoyed and understood by everyone by fusing traditional Senegalese folk with other contemporary genres, including soul, reggae, and jazz.