A Contemporary ‘Superstar’

Jesus Christ Superstar is currently running at the Omaha Community Playhouse through April 4th. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Andrew Lloyd Webber rock opera attempts to humanize both Jesus and his betrayer, Judas Iscariot, during the last 7 days of Jesus’ life. For director Kimberly Faith Hickman, one reason for the show’s longevity is the […]

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Director Thompson Talks about Shelterbelt’s ‘Sewing Circle’

            The Shelterbelt Theatre continues its run of producing locally written with Marie Amthor’s play The Other Sewing Circle, currently running through February 15th. The show’s director, Shelterbelt artistic director Beth Thompson, took time to chat with The Reader about the show making its way to the local stage.             Tell […]

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You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out!

Last week, The Rose Theater opened the new musical A Christmas Story, adapted from the classic film of the same name. The Rose says the fun-filled musical adaptation of the classic Yuletide film offers a stocking full of good, old-fashioned laughs sure to please the entire family.             The show invites audiences to join nine-year-old […]

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