18th Annual Shoes for Children Drive and Benefit Performance The Threepenny Opera Join us for a performance by the Ira Aldridge Theatre Company of Nevada as they perform The Threepenny Opera, an adaptation of the 18th century The Beggar’s Opera. This play offers savage, biting commentary on bourgeois capitalism and modern day morality. “Sweet” Lou Collins, a co-founder of the Shoes for Children, will emcee. Tuesday, December 11 at 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 12 at 7 p.m. Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center 1771 Inner Circle Dr. Friday, December 14 at 7 p.m. Saturday, December 15 at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 16 at 2 p.m. West Las Vegas Library Theatre 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Admission is one new pair of children’s athletic shoes sized to fit preschoolers to high school youth. Donations will also be accepted from November 20 through December 23 at all District branches. All donated shoes will be distributed to children within neighboring elementary schools and also donated to local charities. For more information, please call 507-3989. Photo Credit-Ira Aldridge Theatre Company of Nevada Co-sponsored by the Ira Aldridge Theatre Company of Nevada. Produced and directed by Mr. Walter Mason, co-directed by Antonio Fargas. Special musical arrangements by Musical Director Dr. Rudolph Hawkins and Assistant Musical Director Dehner Franks. Book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht. Music by Kurt Weill. English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein. The Threepenny Opera is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals.
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