Omaha Theatre Fall Preview

            Fall has arrived which means another season of Omaha theatre is in full swing. The next few months promise to offer a variety of productions from several area theatres.

            The Omaha Community Playhouse kicked off its season in the Howard Drew Theatre with the spectacle-laden Enron by Lucy Prebble, closing September 14th. The play chronicling the early 21st century energy giant’s collapse...

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<p>A stunning work of art and design by Cedric Hartman, Harvest of Plenty

Summer made a late brief appearance recently in the Metro which means autumn can’t be far behind with its palette of “Go Big Red” and much more. Fall’s colorful harvest will also include some promising visual arts events and exhibits in October and November with a few already underway here in September.

Besides openings featuring traditional mediums and genres, several venues will offer alternate takes on video,...

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THE DROWSY CHAPERONE

FRIDAY 12

Sept. 12- Oct. 12

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE

Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre

Omaha Community Playhouse

6915 Cass St.

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

Tickets $25-$40

www.OmahaPlayhouse.org

This send-up of 1920 musicals comes full of songs such as you might have heard back then, something like waltzes, a tango or two, bouncy toe-tapping moments. But you weren’t around during that time, were...

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HEARTS OF DARKNESS

We Are Proud to Present, A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 is the play’s full title. Reading it,  you might say “Huh?”  It looks kind of weird, right?   Thus does playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury provoke you from the outset.  Actually she’s taking on the personas of six actors who don’t have it all together,...

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Shelterbelt to Feature New Workshop

            The Shelterbelt Theatre has announced a special one night performance and workshop with award-winning playwright Monica Bauer on Sunday, September 28th at 2pm. Bauer will be performing her one-woman show entitled The Year I was Gifted. The show is the true story of a 16 year old South Omaha girl, desperate to become some sort of performer, who is in way over her head at a famous boarding school for the...

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ENRON UNFOLDS AND FOLDS AGAIN

The seeds of the story were planted here in Omaha, but the roots of the Enron scandal really took hold deep in the heart of Texas. Now that story is told anew in Omaha Community Playhouse’s  dynamic, colorful, compelling production of 28 year old English playwright Lucy Prebble’s imaginative, satirical take on the events in Enron.  

The tale becomes fascinating for anyone not much familiar with what happened. The...

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A CHILD’S GARDEN OF INNOCENCE

The playing space is dominated by a massive fence. It surrounds the only territory for Mickey and...

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<p>The Fred Simon Gallery features the personal abstraction of Kim Reid Kuhn in her show,‘The Sacraments of Domesticity’

The thirteen works by Omaha-based artist Kim Reid Kuhn currently on display at the Fred Simon...

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<p>Loyal Opposition

There is something about a two-person art exhibit that raises certain expectations. That is, aside...

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Director Ben Beck Talks ‘Mickey & Sage’

Currently running through November 2nd at the Shelterbelt Theatre, Mickey & Sage by Sara Farrington deals with the...

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Cast Members Talk ‘Buffalo’, Rose Takes on Seuss

- The BLUEBARN Theatre is currently tackling the David Mamet classic American Buffalo, running now through October 25th. The...

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Ballet Nebraska Kicks Off Fifth Season with ‘Giselle’

            Ballet Nebraska will kick off its fifth season this Saturday, October 4th, with the performance of Giselle....

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In Praise of Metro Public Art, Vol. 1

The Metro’s major force in area public art funding and support, the Iowa West Foundation, has commissioned the estimable...

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Catch the Hubbub at Bemis ‘Flock House: Omaha’

 

 March finally lived up to its promise of warmer weather, and along with it the Metro art scene has come out of...

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Les Femmes Folles…Ciao!

Les Femmes Folles and Caesium Gallery are proud to present LFF…Ciao! This farewell group exhibition features 30 artists...

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Play Me, I’m Yours

The Omaha Creative Institute is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide opportunities for the community to...

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Bemis Director Adam Price

Newly appointed Executive Director of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Adam Price comes to the Bemis from the Utah...

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North Omaha Arts Crawl to feature diverse visual and perfoming artists

Friday, August 8                                                                                                            ...

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Viva Los Dias de los Muertos!

As Halloween hovers on the horizon, and people gear up to put on gruesome, bizarre, or funny costumes and children seek...

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From Cookies to Canker Sores:

“You know, your work is bright, colorful and simple,” said a children’s book editor to illustrator and author Dan...

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