He came roaring out of Iowa and made his name by evoking his own vivid days in the Wild West, putting on more than a decade’s worth of educating entertainment about America’s history. Legend has it that he was the most famous man on earth in his time on its soil. He started his venture in our state and explores his past for his fascinated daughter in a world premiering play by Omaha performer, journalist, editor and self-described “history detective” Max Sparber. Sparber is no stranger to these parts, having delved into Omaha stories before with Minstrel Show at Blue Barn Theatre and The House of All Nations at Shelterbelt. Evidently, those seemed seamier explorations for adults than what he has in mind this time around.
Jan. 27-Feb. 6
Buffalo Bill’s Cowboy Band
The Rose Theater
2001 Farnam St.
Fri: 7 p.m. Sat: 2 & 5 p.m. Sun: 2 p.m..