Shakespeare on the Green Returns with ‘Much Ado’

June 20th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—With summer right around the corner, it’s time again for Nebraska Shakespeare’s Shakespeare on the Green. Each year, the company performs two of the English bard’s plays, one comedy and one tragedy. This Thursday, we begin with the much adored comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Susan Baer Collins.

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SNAP Productions’ “Lazarus Syndrome” Explores Life After Tragedy

May 30th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Lazarus Syndrome often refers to the phenomenon in which patients’ pulses miraculously return after death. In another time, however, the term could apply to those who survived in spite of a death sentence from AIDS. SNAP Productions upcoming performance of Lazarus Syndrome, written by Bruce Ward and directed by M. Michele Philips, explores the dilemma that an apparent blessing can cause.

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Blue Barn Opens “The City in the City in the City”

May 17th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Tonight at the Blue Barn Theatre is the Midwest premier of a new play, The City in the City in the City by New Jersey playwright Matthew Capodicasa. His plays have been performed on the stages of New York, and he’s come to Omaha by way of the Great Plains Theatre Conference. The City begins in strange circumstances, and an outlandish proposal, and ends up in a mysterious fictional setting.

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Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company Presents ‘Uncle Vanya’

April 4th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Uncle Vanya, one of Anton Chekhov’s major plays, opens at the Joslyn Castle this week, performed by The Brigit St. Brigit Theatre Company. Chekhov is one of the lucky few authors whose name has become an adjective for describing writing, usually frustrating and introspective, but actors Leanne Hill Carlson and Scott Working see another side to the Russian’s composition.

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Omaha Community Playhouse Reveals Next Season’s Lineup

April 4th, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Artistic Director Kimberly Faith Hickman stopped by the studio to talk about the Playhouse’s 2018/2019 season.

Renowned Acting Coach, Tom Todoroff Comes to UNO

March 22nd, 2018

By Corbin Hirschhorn

Omaha, NE—Tom Todoroff is a New York actor, producer, and director, but he’s probably best known now as a voice, speech and acting coach for some of the biggest names in the business—actors like Liam Neeson, Richard Gere, and Robert Wagner. And he’s good friends with local director Alexander Payne. He’ll be on UNO’s campus this Saturday and Sunday for a two-day personalized course for actors.

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