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How the Rose Tackled the Prodigious ‘Poppins’

 

Absurdity Abound in ‘Spamalot’

 

‘Woolf’ is a Beast of a Challenge

 

Welcome to the Jungle

 

Gaining Momentum

 

At the Intersection Between High Art and Slapstick

 

Hold On to Your Hats

 

Hurricane Donna

 

A Contemporary ‘Superstar’

 
Inthebones

It’s All ‘In the Bones’

            The latest show running at SNAP productions on 33rd and California Street is entitled In the Bones by Cody Daigle.  In it, a young soldier returns home from serving in Afghanistan and ends his own life while grief settles over his family and the partner he leaves behind. In a series of scenes moving ahead a year at a time, loss transforms a family and sorrow finds a home in the bones of those he left...


Mauritius

Stamp Collecting Never Looked So Good

When you think of absorbing and suspenseful shows with tight plots and quick dialogue, you normally don’t expect them to be about stamp collecting. Then again, Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck is anything but your typical show. The first show in the Omaha Playhouse’s 91st season, Mauritius revolves around two half-sisters who inherit a potentially valuable stamp collection after their mother’s death. Differing views on...


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‘Millie’ is Thoroughly Entertaining

    While the month of July is typically the ‘off-season’ for most theatres in the Omaha area, Ralston Community Theatre’s production of Thoroughly Modern Millie is in full swing. Cast member Jon Flower said the show is a great tale about a young woman in jazz age New York.

    “It’s about a young girl who moves from Kansas to New York City,” he said. “It’s set in 1920, during prohibition. It’s a big production,...


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She’s Having Nun of It

The Omaha Community Playhouse wraps up its 90th anniversary season with the return of Late Nite Catechism, featuring Mary Zentmyer in the role of Sister. Zentmyer has been performing as Sister for almost 20 years now, and this marks her fourth return to the Playhouse stage. She said she’s excited to be a part of the Playhouse 90th birthday.

“This year, I figure they brought me back because sister is at least 90...


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