Omaha Community Playhouse Celebrates Halloween

October 5th, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha Community Playhouse opens a new performance this week apropos of Halloween. The Mystery of Irma Vep was once one of the most performed plays in the United States, giving audiences absurdist comedy, vampires, werewolves, literary and cinematic references, and cross-dressing from playwright, Charles Ludlam.

Featuring Director, Jim McKain.

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BlueBarn Theatre Opens 33rd Season

September 28th, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—The BlueBarn Theatre opens their 33rd season this week with Heroes of the Fourth Turning a recent play written by Will Arbery. They are proud to have two performance spaces, but this year’s theme celebrates a return to the main stage. 

Featuring Barry Carmen

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Wildlife Photography Comes to Life at The Rose, ‘How to Build an Ark: Searching for Joel Sartore’

February 2nd, 2021

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Showing now at the Rose Theater, How to Build an Ark: Searching for Joel Sartore. Sartore is a National Geographic photographer, environmental activist, and a Nebraskan. His work has been woven into an inspiring and educational adventure on stage.

Featuring Playwright Ellen Struve and Director Matt Gutschick

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Omaha Community Playhouse Reopens with ‘Grounded’

September 24th, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

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

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The Rose Announces New Season

July 21st, 2020

By Corbin Hirschhorn

The Rose Theater has recently announced plans for their 2020-2021 season. Like many organizations, the Rose had a difficult year due to COVID, but adapting to the pandemic has opened the door to new opportunities.

Featuring Artistic Director Matt Gutschick

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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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