Come Back Little Shebae

THURS 6
Mar 6-30
COME BACK LITTLE SHEBA
SNAP Productions
3225 California Ave.
Tickets: $10-$15

http://www.snapproductions.com

William Inge’s often admired 1950 play comes back into the light as SNAP Productions seeks to make it shine. The impetus: the curse and refuge of alcoholism lying within the sorrowful, unfulfilled lives of middle-aged, Middle-Americans Doc and Lola. More than drink stirs this...

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Death By Design

Wednesday 26
Feb. 26--Mar. 8
DEATH BY DESIGN
University of Nebraska Theatre
Weber Fine Arts Building,
6001 Dodge Street
7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $5-$15.
http://www.unomaha.edu/unotheatre

Rob Urbinati has been back within UNO’s hallowed halls to direct one of his own stage creations, Death by Design. The University M.A. grad was on campus before, staging Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. Blue Barn Theatre not...

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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: 1:30 & 7 p.m.
Tickets: $30-$90http://www.omahaperformingarts.org
 

Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley surge forth again, not as museum replicas, nor exploitative impersonations, but as soulful, gutsy, down-home, full-blown talents. In 1956, almost...

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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
Christi Zuniga, piano
Michael Lyon, narrator
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Joslyn Art Museum’s Witherspoon Hall
2200 Dodge St.
2 p.m. Tickets $10-$30http://www.omahasymphony.org
 

Leap into "Leap" by 30 year old American composer Benjamin Dean Taylor who’s also an...

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GNIT

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

Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen wrote famed Peer Gynt, a wild, wide-ranging, world-crossing adventure of a foolish self-centered man who’s not so easy to love or to idolize, heavens above, told by a cast of more than 50 characters. Oops. Will Eno (called by The New York Times “a Samuel Beckett for...

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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 doesn’t scream “Melvins material,” yet it found itself on Everybody Loves Sausages and sounded terrific. As did Paul McCartney’s “Let Me Roll It” off ‘Freak Puke.’ The phrase “expect the unexpected” is trite and overused, but it certainly applies to the Melvins.
The latest example is...

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14 Year Old Helps Mom Find Love Online

Lori Holland thought every guy on online dating sites was creepy. This was her perception, which created the fear that kept her single and offline for many years. Lori’s mother kept bugging her to get online and open up her options.  One day Lori’s 14-year-old daughter couldn’t take the grandmother’s nagging anymore, so she took it upon herself to write her mother’s profile. Two days later, Lori met the man who...

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