‘The Nutcracker’ Returns for the Holidays

November 22nd, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—One of the most recognized ballets ever choreographed and a holiday tradition the world over, The Nutcracker returns to local stages, performed by none other than American Midwest Ballet. It’s a story that many audiences know, but still one that can be enjoyed every year.  

Featuring Erika Overturff, CEO and Artistic Director of American Midwest Ballet

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Opera Omaha Presents “Medea”

April 19th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha NE—Baritone Weston Hurt has played many of the principal roles in popular operas by Verdi, Puccini, and Donizetti, and now he’s taking on Creonte in Cherubini’s Medea, Opera Omaha’s next performance as part of the ONE Festival.

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Broadway’s “Waitress” at Orpheum Theatre

December 12th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Based on the 2007 film by Adrienne Shelly, Broadway’s musical, Waitress, with music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles and book by Jessie Nelson graces the Orpheum Theater next week. Brought to life by an all-female creative team, Waitress is the story of Jenna, expert pie-maker looking to escape small town life and a loveless marriage. A baking competition and a new doctor in town might be her answer.

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Opera Omaha Presents Puccini’s “Tosca”

October 31st, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

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Shatner Tells All in ‘Shatner’s World,’ Coming to Omaha

October 10th, 2017

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Many fans know him from some of his hit shows like Boston Legal, Shatner’s Raw Nerve, and of course Star Trek in the role Captain James T. Kirk, but there isn’t much in show business that he hasn’t done. Shatner is still writing books, performing on music albums, and now he’s on tour for “Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It,” a one man show about his life and career.

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