RSS

Warren Francke

A review of the recent stage production, Jersey Boys, part of the Omaha Performing Arts Broadway series. more

Cold Cream

The Sound of Music at the Orpheum Theater more

Cold Cream

Why is Irving Berlin’s White Christmas so wonderfully appealing? more

Cold Cream

Operation Crucible at the Brigit Saint Brigit does justice to an awful time in history when the English people stood strong and heroic against a brutal enemy. more

Cold Cream

All's well that end's well more

Cold Cream

If you liked past stage or film versions of Mel Brooks’ The Producers, you’re likely to love the Omaha Community Playhouse treatment. If you weren’t that crazy about it before, you’re still likely to love the Playhouse treatment. There’s s... more

Cold Cream

When a cult movie becomes Heathers: the Musical and one managed to not join the cult, one brings some skepticism to opening night at the Blue Barn Theatre. I mean, seriously, a musical where a high school kid in a black trench coat starts... more

Art

Much of the excitement in revisiting a great classic like Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera comes from anticipation of the most familiar favorite moments. But there’s also the hope of new discoveries, something you hadn’t real... more

Art

You might expect, given the fame of the film that preceded the play, the most memorable moments in Calendar Girls at the Omaha Community Playhouse to involve the middle-aged ladies undressing for their fund-raising photos. Instead, the nud... more

Art