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. 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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Omaha Symphony’s Festival of the Americas

FRIDAY, SATURDAY 24, 25 Jan. 24, 25 FESTIVAL OF THE AMERICAS Omaha Symphony Masterworks Series Alyson Cambridge, soprano Oren Fader, guitar Kiewit Hall, Holland Center 1200 Douglas St. 8 p.m. Tickets $27-$80 www.omahasymphony.org A fascinating, colorful tapestry of sound unfolds as the Symphony’s artists perform inspired work by eight American composers. Music Director Thomas Wilkins […]

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Having Our Say

FRIDAY 17 Jan.17-Feb.9 HAVING OUR SAY Howard and Rhonda Hawks Mainstage Theatre Omaha Community Playhouse 6915 Cass St. Tickets $10-$35 http://www.OmahaPlayhouse.org. Sounds, sights and smells of reality permeate the premises in Emily Mann’s adaptation of the best-selling book of this name which was co-written by actual protagonists Sarah “Sadie” L. Delany and A. Elizabeth “Bessie” […]

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