Stage Managers Make the Theatrical World Go ‘Round

When you witness a well put together production, everything you see go right on the stage (and more importantly everything that doesn’t go wrong) is more often than not the responsibility of the stage manager. Having just wrapped up a 2-day tech marathon, I know how important the role of a stage manager can be.

Forgot a line? Sprained an ankle? Need huge amounts of glowtape backstage? Can’t remember where to...

entered on 05/06/13 at 03:09 PM | read more »


Rose’s New Season and Struve’s New Play Bring Excitement

Children’s theatre, regrettably, often doesn’t receive the press that other productions around town get. Sometimes its the limited appeal, sometimes its the daytime performances, sometimes the plays performed are simply nothing to write home about. But special attention needs to be paid toward The Rose Theater and new Artistic Director Matt Gutschick.

One look at the new season announced at The Rose for 2013/14...

entered on 04/29/13 at 01:36 PM | read more »


UNO Theatre’s Tragedy and Triumph

A lot of tragedy has filled this past week at home and abroad. It’s times like these that the importance of theatre is magnified. Our artform and the stories it tells give us a means to cope, a tool to escape, a lens to help make sense of the world, and above all, a constant reminder that we’re not alone in this adventure called life. Nowhere was this more evident than at UNO Theatre’s production of Female...

entered on 04/22/13 at 01:29 PM | read more »


“Psycho” Author Berry Talks Happiness, Relationships, and Rupaul

            “Psychos aren’t dated. They’re created.”

            So says the tagline of Beaufield Berry’s new play Psycho Ex Girlfriend that premieres this weekend at Shelterbelt Theatre and runs through May 12th. The play’s journey to Shelterbelt started over 2 years ago when it was featured with other works at the Howard Drew Theatre as part of a New Timey Radio Hour podcast. The show was then featured as part...

entered on 04/16/13 at 02:39 PM | read more »


A New ‘King’ at the Box Office

The numbers are in from The Lion King’s run at the Orpheum Theater and the figures are staggering. The return four-week run grossed $5,621,022 at the box office and played to more than 79,000 people.  The final tally not only broke the Orpheum Theater’s house record but also is became the highest-grossing theatrical production in Omaha history. The previous record holder: $5.5 million... by The Lion King in 2007....

entered on 04/08/13 at 12:25 PM | read more »


Playhouse Struts, SNAP Parks It, and Witching Hour Monkeys Around

A thank you goes out to those readers that wrote Cold Cream in response to last week’s column. The clear response from everyone was that the OEA Awards are certainly enjoyable for all involved, but ideas for how to improve the experience were quite varied. One notable response was from local playwright Beaufield Barry.

“I love the OEAs and I think that to be taken more seriously they have to take themselves more...

entered on 02/25/13 at 03:22 PM | read more »


What The **** Was That? A Musical Bloodbath Of Course!

A few years ago, the last thing you would see on an Omaha Playhouse stage would be f-bombs, gore, body parts, and more blood than a American Red Cross drive. But this season in the Howard Drew Theatre has been anything but typical. Evil Dead: The Musical, opening this weekend and running through March 17th, is a prime example of the new direction that the nation’s largest community theatre is taking with their...

entered on 02/04/13 at 03:59 PM | read more »


Page 3 of 7 pages  <  1 2 3 4 5 >  Last »

Sign up for GoodDealOmaha!:


Beethoven Variations and Transformations

Beethoven Variations and Transformations
Friday, April 25, 12:00PM-1:00PM
Free and Open to the Public
BLUEBARN Theatre, 614 S. 11th ... more »


Infleunce of the Times-Symphony Joslyn

SUNDAY 23
Mar, 23
INFLUENCE OF THE TIMES, Classical, Jazz, Romantic.
Omaha Symphony Symphony Joslyn
Carmelo Galante, clarinet
Thomas ... more »


Million Dollar Quartet

TUESDAY 18 
Feb. 18-23
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Tues-Thurs: 7:30 p.m. Fri: 8 p.m. Sat: 2 & 8 p.m. Sun: ... more »


Outside The Lines: Unexpected Delights from Major Composers

SUNDAY 23
Feb. 23
OUTSIDE THE LINES:  Unexpected Delights from Major Composers
Omaha Symphony’s Symphony Joslyn
Alexandra Rock, oboe ... more »


GNIT

THURSDAY 20
Feb. 20-Mar. 15
GNIT
Blue Barn Theatre
614 S. 11th St.
Tickets: $20-$25http://www.bluebarn.org
 

Norwegian playwright ... more »


Killing Them Softly: The Return of King Buzzo

But as Melvins fans are well aware, an open mind can yield great rewards. Queen’s “You’re My Best Friend,” for example, certainly ... more »


he Legendary Count Basie Orchestra featuring New York Voices

FRIDAY 14
Feb. 14
THE LEGENDARY COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA FEATURING NEW YORK VOICES
Kiewit Hall, Holland Center
2200 Dodge St.
8 p.m. ... more »


THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID

FRIDAY 31
Jan. 31-Feb 16
THE GROCER’S GOBLIN & THE LITTLE MERMAID
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St.
Fri: 7 p.m. Sat: 2 & 5 p.m. Sun: 2 ... more »



The Truth About Caril

It was the case that shattered innocence and struck fear into an entire nation, inspired artists like Terrence Malick ... more »


Murder he wrote

South Omaha native son David Krajicek’s crime writing has branded him Mr. Murder, so it’s only apt he looks the heavy ... more »


So Bad, It’s Good

Stop by the PS Collective at 6056 Maple Street this Thursday, August 4th at 7 p.m. for the Omaha Poetry Slam Team ... more »


What’s a Cthulhu?

*Fans of horror, monsters and strange illustrations take note: artist Michael Bukowski is illustrating every monster ... more »