Omaha Community Playhouse Reopens with ‘Grounded’

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September 24th, 2020

The Omaha Community Playhouse will have their first show back in the theater since the Pandemic. This Friday, they will present Grounded, a one-woman performance about a fighter pilot who is grounded after an unexpected pregnancy. Upon returning to the Air Force years later, she will not fly F-16s, but drones instead.

Featuring Actor, Leanne Hill Carlson

Carlson only had limited time to prepare for the role before audition, so she adopted a military attitude to overcome the challenges of a one-woman show.

The Playhouse has completely redesigned their Howard Drew Theatre with COVID in mind. They’ve built an elevated stage in the middle of the room with a plexi glass barrier surrounding all sides. Seating will also be socially distanced.

Grounded opens at the Omaha Community Playhouse Friday, September 25 at 7:30pm and will run Thursdays through Sundays until October 18. For more information or tickets, visit OmahaPlayhouse.com.

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