This spoof of a particular hit musical was created by Gerard Alessandrini, the man behind the hit show Forbidden Broadway. Tue–Sun, 7:30P; Sat–Sun, 2P, $55. Troesh Studio Theater at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
The UNLV School of Music presents dozens of free classical music recitals and concerts every term. Most are by students, performing solo or in small groups. There are also performances by music faculty, guest artists, and visiting ensembles. Some things, such as their symphony orchestra and wind band concerts, have a small charge. You can find the complete list on their website.
A man has fallen to his death from a police station window. Did he jump or was he pushed? The cops want a cover up, but first they have to contend with an unlikely detective – a certified lunatic with a knack for impersonation. Wed–Sat 8P; Sun 2P, $20-$25. Cockroach Theatre, 1025 S. First St., cockroachtheatre.com
A Public Fit Theatre Company presents a staged reading of "Appropriate" by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. The Lafayette clan descends upon the decrepit homestead of their newly-departed patriarch. The adult children sort through a horde of mementos, clutter, debt, and all the family baggage. As they make a disturbing discovery, the contentious reunion explodes.
The Rape Crisis Center in Las Vegas uses male and female volunteers, ages 21 and over, to assist sexual assault victims. Volunteers assist the staff of the center by answering crisis calls around the clock, making referrals for victims and others who are seeking assistance, and more.
Leisure Connection (for adults 22+) is a social group for high-functioning adults with developmental disabilities. It provides recreational activities that promote socialization and independence in the community. Activities include bowling, movies, sports events, lunch/dinner outings, and leisure education classes. Hosted by the City of Las Vegas.
Scooter Brown, Nick Sterling, Padre Paul, and Blackbird Anthem will perform at this event benefitting Wheelchairs for Warriors, Sealkids, and the Gary Sinise Foundation. 5P, $50–$20,000. Stoney's Rockin' Country, 6611 Las Vegas Blvd. S., specopscharity.com
Junior League of Las Vegas and Discovery Children's Museum will help you escape to paradise with a silent disco, tropical drinks, island-inspired food, raffles, and more. Proceeds benefit the museum. 21+ only. 7P, $60. Discovery Children's Museum, 360 Promenade Place, discoverykidslv.org
The Medieval Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, hosted by the UNLV Newman Center, returns on January 26. It's a celebration of their patron saint, who lived in the 13th Century. So, wear your medieval garb (or not) and enjoy a meal fit for nobility and entertainment.
NASCAR fans and car enthusiasts will have the opportunity to drive their personal vehicles around the 1.5-mile superspeedway at speeds up to 75 miles per hour (behind a pace car), all in an effort to raise money for local children’s charities. Must be 18+ with valid license. 12–7P, $35–$45. Las Vegas Motor Speedway, speedwaycharities.org
The stars of the animated PBS Kids Series present a live stage adventure where youngsters will learn about some of the world’s most amazing creatures. Recommended for children ages 5–12. 1P and 4:30P, $19–$99. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com