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Weekly's theater critic picks his favorite shows of the year.

Best of 2014: Theater

December 24th, 2014

Weekly's theater critic picks his favorite shows of the year.

  • For weeks, rumors of the Onyx’s demise have been circulating ...

  • With inventive corniness, more ham than a honeybaked holiday store and an on-fire ensemble, the seasonal show delivers the knee-slappers.

  • Local child actors give deft performances in the satiric musical recounting the life and teachings of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard.

  • How far would you go to be extraordinary?

  • A complicated piece that appears deceptively simple in its execution.

  • Psychological thriller Foxfinder is the company's first show, set for Art Square.

  • It was inspired by the 50th birthday party he threw for his his wife.

  • Sketches veered from slightly absurd to the typical, all played out to a prerecorded soundtrack of dialogue and sound effects.

  • An undisclosed location. Only 20 audience members at a time. We're already scared.

  • It's renditions of well-known songs, but she makes them her own.

  • The stage show, currently at the Smith Center, was written and directed by Nevada native Ryan Reid, granddaughter of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

  • A nine-piece band and dancers in industrial-inspired costuming take Vegas down the rabbit hole once again.

  • The biggest complaints from fans? It's too short.

  • He used getting up on stage to help overcome his social anxiety.

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