The Bard will be the featured entertainment at an event set for Saturday.
The first ever Taste of Shakespeare will be from noon to 5 p.m. at Hills Park, 1900 Hillpointe Road.
The Shakespeare Institute of Nevada will perform eight scenes from some of William Shakespeare's greatest and most beloved plays.
Scenes from "Hamlet," "Macbeth," "King Lear," "As You Like It," "Romeo and Juliet," "Much Ado About Nothing," "Midsummer Nights' Dream," and "Twelve Night" will be performed.
The eight scenes will presented every half hour, and between scenes there will be strolling madrigal singers. There will also be vendors, face painters and other family-friendly activities.
To prove that all the world is a stage, people will get a chance to recite some of their favorite Shakespearean passages in a Shakespeare-karaoke on a second stage.
The event is sponsored by the city of Las Vegas and the Shakespeare Institute of Nevada.