RAGTIME at the Omaha Community Playhouse Reflects on Nostalgia, The American Dream At the Turn of the Century

On the cusp of the turn of the century in 1902, there was a laissez-faire mentality in society and an Edwardian lifestyle often dotted with the leisurely pastimes of tennis, baseball, tea parties, and lazy afternoons. This narrative sets the scene for the start of the show and company number, “Ragtime.”  The curtain draws, and with an […]

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A Heart Wrenching Tale, Miss Saigon is a Poignant Performance Influenced by History and Opera

As with any musical modeled after an opera, there is epic romance and tragedy to be expected. Miss Saigon, post its 25-year anniversary revival run by Cameron Mackintosh, is an energetic two hour and 40-minute masterpiece, a classic saga cemented in the Broadway hall of fame that ran for over 4,000 performances and garnered 70 accolades. A […]

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UNO’s ‘The Wolves’ has teeth.

Sarah DeLappe’s play “The Wolves” is taking the theatre world by storm. Originally written in 2014 and premiered in 2016 it has quickly become known for its musical dialogue and all-female cast. The play has won numerous awards including being a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. The play has received productions throughout the US since […]

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