Omaha Community Playhouse Presents Audio Drama, ‘One Way to Mars’

May 22nd, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Tonight, Omaha Community Playhouse will present a
piece of theater off the stage in the form of audio drama. One Way to Mars, with composition and sound design by Tim Vallier
and book and lyrics by Mallory Vallier, is a sci-fi story reimagining the
classic Scottish ballad, “The Daemon Lover.” Both works share themes
of romance, tragedy and adventure.

Featuring Creators, Tim and Mallory Vallier

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Playhouse Opens ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’

April 12th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Omaha Community Playhouse’s next show opens tonight, One Man, Two Guvnors, written by Richard Bean. Based on a classic example of commedia dell’arte, Servant of Two Masters, the show premiered in London’s South Bank in 2011, led by James Corden.

Featuring Actress, Cathy Hirsch

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‘Bridges of Madison County Opens at Playhouse

March 4th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Featuring Thomas Gjere

Omaha, NE—Bridges of Madison County, popular novella, film, and now musical, will be performed on stage at the Omaha Community Playhouse, opening March 1. Set in 1960s Iowa, it’s the story of an affair between a photographer and an Italian American woman. Unlike most productions, this one will feature two casts, alternating performances.

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Playhouse Opens ‘Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’

January 18th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Tonight, the Omaha Community Playhouse opens The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by Mark Haddon. In this mystery, Christopher, a 15-year-old boy takes it upon himself to solve the murder of his neighbor’s dog.

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Radio Theater Comeback— ‘The Ballad of Anna the Brave’

October 25th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Ballad of Anna the Brave premiers at Gallery 1516 this weekend. In addition to being one of Omaha’s forefront visual art galleries, Gallery 1516 offers audiences a diverse palette of entertainment on Sunday mornings, usually music with classical or operatic leanings, but this weekend it’s a different kind of throwback—radio theater.

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BlueBarn Celebrates 30 Years

September 28th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Entering its 30th season, the BlueBarn Theatre opens again tonight with Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker. It’s the story of four amateur actors attending a life-changing acting class.

Also at BlueBarn this weekend, the Retro Reunion Readback, an open celebration and performance to mark this year’s milestone.

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