Teens Tackle ‘The Big C’

            On Sept. 10, The Rose Theater’s Teens N Theater program kickdc off its season with a production of Zink: The Myth, The Legend, The Zebra. Director Stephanie Jacobson says the show is an imaginative, funny, and heartbreaking play about true courage in the face of unpredictable predators.             “It’s about […]

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Theatre 2015-16 Preview

Fall has arrived which means another jam-packed theatre season is upon us. This upcoming year, theatres from all around the Omaha area will showcase a varied mix of old and new productions as well as the emergence of several types of alternative programming, giving audience members the opportunity to experience a different kind of theatre. […]

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Stamp Collecting Never Looked So Good

When you think of absorbing and suspenseful shows with tight plots and quick dialogue, you normally don’t expect them to be about stamp collecting. Then again, Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck is anything but your typical show. The first show in the Omaha Playhouse’s 91st season, Mauritius revolves around two half-sisters who inherit a potentially valuable […]

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She’s Having Nun of It

The Omaha Community Playhouse wraps up its 90th anniversary season with the return of Late Nite Catechism, featuring Mary Zentmyer in the role of Sister. Zentmyer has been performing as Sister for almost 20 years now, and this marks her fourth return to the Playhouse stage. She said she’s excited to be a part of […]

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Jeff Horger’s Alternative Path

Jeff Horger’s path the Omaha Community Playhouse is one of preparation meeting opportunity. After his wife received a position at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Horger started floating his resume around town, seeing where he could find a fit. Boy, did he find one. “We consider ourselves very lucky,” he said. Born in small […]

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Baring It All

From talking with cast member Erika Hall Sieff, Calendar Girls, the latest show from SNAP Productions, is anything but your typical risque fanfare. “The show is about a group of women that are part of a women’s institute, which is a social group. One of the women loses her husband to leukemia so they decide […]

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