VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE

THURSDAY 13

Nov. 13- Dec. 7

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

SNAP Productions

3225 California St. Omaha

Thurs-Sat: 8 p.m. Sun: 6 p.m. Dec 7: 2 p.m

Tickets: $10-15

http://www.snapproductions.com

Reviewing their separate, sometimes despairing lives, three middle-aged siblings…not quite sisters, although Vanya is gay…dress up for a Disney costume party. Movie star Masha assumes the innocence of Snow White...

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ASSASSINS

FRIDAY 14

Nov. 14- 23

Assassins

Chanticleer Theater

830 Franklin Ave.

Council Bluffs

Fri- Sat: 7:30 p.m. Sun: 2 p.m.

Tickets $10-$20

www.chanticleertheater.com/

“All you have to do is move your little finger and you can change the world.” Stephen Sondheim’s fingers wrote those words. And the melodies, the rhythms that went with them, exploring, underscoring, with playwright John Weidman, what happens with...

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A WRINKLE IN TIME

SATURDAY 1   

Nov. 1-16

A Wrinkle in Time

The Rose Theater

2001 Farnam St.

Fri: 7 p.m. Sat: 2 & 5 p.m. Sun: 2 p.m.

Nov. 2: 2 & 5 p.m

Tickets: $18

http://www.rosetheater.org

The Wrinkle is a fifth-dimensional phenomenon leading to a fold in the fabric of space and time. In Madeleine L’Engle’s famed ground-breaking tale, three children go on an adventure exploring black and white dimensions of good and evil...

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AN ILIAD

FRIDAY 31

Oct. 31- Nov. 30

An Iliad

Brigit Saint Briget Theatre

1002 Dodge Street

Fri- Sat: 7:30 p.m. Sun: 2 p.m.

Halloween: 8:30 p.m.

Tickets $20-$25

www.bsbtheatre.com‎

“Pride, honor, jealousy ... Aphrodite ... some game or other,” thus says The Poet seeking to unravel time, telling an immortal tale. He stands; he sits; he paces, underscored by The Sage plucking, strumming, bowing a glowing bass. They...

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BLUE MAN GROUP

FRIDAY, 24 

Oct 24-26

Blue Man Group

Orpheum Theater

409 S. 16th St.

Fri: 8 p.m. Sat: 2 & 8 p.m. Sun: 1:30.

Tickets: $35- $85

www.omahaperformingarts.org

Blue. Blue. Blue. Man oh man oh man. Grab the Group as it hustles, bustles, rambles, scrambles by. You’ve heard of it. Them. Nah, it  (= collective noun.) Not people, exactly. They don’t look like you. They don’t talk like you. Actually they don’t talk at...

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THE WHIPPING MAN

FRIDAY 17

Oct.17-Nov. 16

THE WHIPPING MAN

Howard Drew Theatre

Omaha Community Playhouse

6915 Cass St.

Thurs.-Sat.: 7:30 p.m. Sunday: 2 p.m.

Tickets $22-$36

www.OmahaPlayhouse.org

The day after the end of our national tragedy,The Civil War, Passover started. In Mathew Lopez’s 2006 play dealing with those wounds, a seriously injured Jewish Confederate soldier returns to shattered Atlanta. And to his property....

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