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‘Jonestown’ gives crowd up-close view of insanity

A unique theatrical experience unfolds. Table 8 Productions’ presentation of “Jonestown” puts us into the story as members of the megalomaniac Rev. Jim Jones’ Peoples Temple congregation, famous for committing mass suicide in 1978 by drinking cyanide-laced Kool-Aid at its compound in Guyana.

Powerful ‘Breadcrumbs’ a fleeting-memory play

Table 8 Productions’ moody presentation of Jennifer Haley’s potent play “Breadcrumbs,” now at Las Vegas Little Theatre, takes us to a place of great emotional depth, though the journey there feels vague. Like the disease around which the drama unfolds, the crumbs that should guide us are sometimes scattered in disarray.

‘Den of Thieves’ darkly funny with fast pace

Playwright and actor (“Law & Order”) Stephen Adly Guirgis takes a darkly funny riff on 12-step programs in “Den of Thieves,” now playing at the Las Vegas Little Theatre’s Fischer Black Box. The fast-paced comedy is well- directed by Ela Rose.