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Nevada Conservatory Theatre Opens Crumbs from the Table of Joy Dec. 9

Updated: Dec 1, 2022

This heartwarming memory play by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage runs in the Judy Bayley Theatre.

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre presents Crumbs from the Table of Joy in the Judy Bayley Theatre Dec. 9-18

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage weaves a heartwarming memory play in this 1950s story of a young Ernestine Crump and her family. Shortly after the death of the family matriarch, they travel north from Florida to Brooklyn, New York. There, they must adjust to a new world and grapple with the many changes facing their family and the world around them.

Director Clinton Turner Davis has directed productions off-Broadway and at numerous regional theatres, colleges, and universities. A noted interpreter of August Wilson’s 20th Century Cycle of Plays, his productions have received multiple awards and regional commendations, including Barrymore, Dallas Theatre Critics, Bay Area, and Drama-Logue Critics’ Awards, as well as a special citation from the U.S. Senate. He directed Fences for the Everyman Theatre and One Night by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Charles Fuller for Cherry Lane Theatre.

The cast includes Rege Lewis as Godfrey Crump; Nyssa Senoi as Lily Ann Green; Skylar Schock as Gerte Schulte; Deseree Whitt as Ernestine Crump; and Devon Williams as Ermina Crump.

The UNLV College of Fine Arts, one of the nation's largest fine arts colleges, boldly launches visionaries who transform the global community through collaboration, scholarship, and innovation. Established in 1992, the UNLV CFA encompasses the departments of art, dance, film, theatre, the School of Music, School of Architecture, entertainment engineering and design, and is home to the Performing Arts Center, Nevada Conservatory Theatre, and Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art.

Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military members, the disabled, and UNLV faculty, staff, and alumni. Students may get one $10 ticket with identification.

Purchase tickets at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office located on the northeast end of campus attached to the south face of the parking garage; view maps and directions for more information. Tickets can be purchased by calling (702) 895-ARTS (2787) or Buy Online

UNLV Performing Arts Center patrons are welcome to park in the Cottage Grove Parking Garage. Parking is free after 7 p.m. Monday to Thursday, after 1 p.m. Friday, and all weekend. Visit UNLV Parking and Transportation Services for more information.


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