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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The Rose Theater Summer Camp Goes Online

May 19th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Rose’s summer camps will go digital from May 26 to June 19. These camps will offer kids a fun and interactive theater experience through an online platform that brings all the excitement and creativity of a Rose camp right to your home! Teaching Artist and Early Education Director, Stephanie Jacobson.

Featuring Teaching Artist and Early Education Director, Stephanie Jacobson

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‘Red Summer’ Opens Bluebarn’s Season

September 27th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The Bluebarn Theatre opens its 31st season with a somber, yet enlightening story from Omaha’s history. Red Summer, by playwright and novelist Beaufield Berry brings to the stage the life of Will Brown, who was tragically lynched in this city 100 years ago. Berry’s play is not just about the brutality of Brown’s murder, however, examining his life and relationships during a complicated time in America’s history.

Featuring Playwright Beaufield Berry

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‘Ragtime’ on Stage Now at Playhouse

May 30th, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Omaha Community Playhouse’s season finale, open now, brings the sights and sounds of early century New York to the stage. Ragtime, the musical based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow, weaves narratives of America’s upper and lower classes and the city’s burgeoning immigrant community. Some of the era’s historical figures appear on stage as well, like Harry Houdini, Booker T. Washington, and J.P. Morgan, and while these competing groups come into conflict, they also find some harmony.

Featuring Jodi Vacaro

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Omaha Community Playhouse Presents ‘Men on Boats’

May 3rd, 2019

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Community Playhouse opens their next production tonight. Men on Boats is based on a real adventure in 19th century America, bringing the same excitement to the stage through its cast and elaborate set design.

Featuring Daena Schweiger

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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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