It’s not an unusual occurrence to see ‘stars’ in Las Vegas. However, in the background of the neon light, a different kind of star will be seen in an intimate live recreation of the story of Christmas that will help the entire community enjoy and remember the spirit of the holiday.
The NATIVITY will be performed nightly Dec. 11-14 at Opportunity Village – Ralph & Betty Englestad Campus, 6050 S. Buffalo Drive, north of the 215 Beltway. The outdoor performances will be:
- Wednesday, Dec. 11 – 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. (7 p.m. show in Spanish)
- Thursday, Dec. 12 – 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- Friday, Dec. 13 – 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
- Saturday, Dec. 14 – 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Entry to the show and parking are free. Bleacher seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
The NATIVITY is a 25-minute performance that follows the Biblical account of the birth of Jesus Christ as told by the apostles in the New Testament. Scenes from the production include: Mary and Joseph traveling to Bethlehem, the ministering of angels and the journey made by the Three Kings to the stable.
The NATIVITY began as a small production in a church parking lot more than 20 years ago, and has grown to include more than 350 volunteers and 15,000 attendees last year. The cast includes: actors from a baby to 60-year-olds, musicians, set-designers, lighting directors, wardrobe stylists, and donkeys, sheep and goats – all helping to bring the story of Christmas to life.
A companion Creche Display, featuring a variety of nativity displays, and other holiday items will be adjacent to the stage and bleachers, and strolling musicians will entertain prior to each performance.
The not-for-profit production of The NATIVITY is presented by members of the Red Rock Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
For information, visit www.thenativitylv.com.