Christine Swerczek

Christine Swerczek

  Christine Swerczek, proud mother of Analisa Peyton and Sam Swerczek, has been a huge Broadway fan since she first took Analisa to see “Phantom of the Opera” in NYC in 1996.  Her interests include traveling (especially an annual trip to NYC a to pack in as many Broadway musicals as possible), marathoning Netflix with her husband Tony, reading, and digitizing family photographs and letters.  She has a BA in Creative Writing and Masters of Library and Information Science.  Currently she works part time for the Omaha Public Library. 




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BWW Interview: Roxanne Wach, Director of FUN HOME at Omaha Community PlayhouseBWW Interview: Roxanne Wach, Director of FUN HOME at Omaha Community Playhouse
Posted: Aug. 12, 2018


BWW Review: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE at Performing Artists Repertory Theatre Will Aways be a FavoriteBWW Review: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE at Performing Artists Repertory Theatre Will Aways be a Favorite
Posted: Aug. 13, 2018


BWW Review: LOVE AND INFORMATION at Appollon Art SpaceBWW Review: LOVE AND INFORMATION at Appollon Art Space
Posted: Aug. 16, 2018


BWW Review: MIRANDA SINGS LIVE: NO OFFENSE at Holland Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: MIRANDA SINGS LIVE: NO OFFENSE at Holland Performing Arts Center
Posted: Aug. 9, 2018


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BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL Shakes Up the PINEWOOD BOWLBWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL Shakes Up the PINEWOOD BOWL
Posted: Jul. 13, 2018


BWW Review: PARADE Marches Into Uncomfortable TerritoryBWW Review: PARADE Marches Into Uncomfortable Territory
Posted: Feb. 9, 2018


BWW Interview: Billy McGuigan of YESTERDAY & TODAY at Omaha Community PlayhouseBWW Interview: Billy McGuigan of YESTERDAY & TODAY at Omaha Community Playhouse
Posted: Nov. 20, 2017


BWW Review: ANNIE at Ralston Community Theatre is Family FunBWW Review: ANNIE at Ralston Community Theatre is Family Fun
Posted: Jul. 8, 2018


BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY at Papillion-LaVista Community Theatre is Big FunBWW Review: HAIRSPRAY at Papillion-LaVista Community Theatre is Big Fun
Posted: Jul. 15, 2018


BWW Review: JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH is Sweet at Omaha Community PlayhouseBWW Review: JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH is Sweet at Omaha Community Playhouse
Posted: Mar. 2, 2018


BWW Review: NEWSIES THE BROADWAY MUSICAL Is Good News For The Rose Theater!BWW Review: NEWSIES THE BROADWAY MUSICAL Is Good News For The Rose Theater!
Posted: Jun. 3, 2018


BWW Review: LOVE AND INFORMATION at Appollon Art SpaceBWW Review: LOVE AND INFORMATION at Appollon Art Space
August 16, 2018

New theatre. New play. New actors. New experience. This was all new 'information' to me. And I liked it!

BWW Review: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE at Performing Artists Repertory Theatre Will Aways be a FavoriteBWW Review: ALWAYS...PATSY CLINE at Performing Artists Repertory Theatre Will Aways be a Favorite
August 13, 2018

ALWAYSPATSY CLINE is running through August 19 at PART Theatre, 7400 Dodge St, Omaha. It's well worth a ticket, but get there early because it's already going to be solidly packed a good half hour before showtime. www.performingartistsrepertorytheatre.org

BWW Interview: Roxanne Wach, Director of FUN HOME at Omaha Community PlayhouseBWW Interview: Roxanne Wach, Director of FUN HOME at Omaha Community Playhouse
August 12, 2018

FUN HOME, winner of five Tony Awards in 2015, is coming to Omaha! The Omaha Community Playhouse will run this powerfully emotive musical from August 17 through September 16, 2018. I recently spoke with the director of FUN HOME, Roxanne Wach.

BWW Review: MIRANDA SINGS LIVE: NO OFFENSE at Holland Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: MIRANDA SINGS LIVE: NO OFFENSE at Holland Performing Arts Center
August 9, 2018

Miranda Singsno offenseoff key, but that's part of her charm.

BWW Review: THE DAIRY MAID-RIGHT at Shelterbelt Theatre is Made Just RightBWW Review: THE DAIRY MAID-RIGHT at Shelterbelt Theatre is Made Just Right
July 17, 2018

THE DAIRY MAID-RIGHT by Ellen Struve is now happening at the Shelterbelt Theatre. This is more than a play. It is a wonder.

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY at Papillion-LaVista Community Theatre is Big FunBWW Review: HAIRSPRAY at Papillion-LaVista Community Theatre is Big Fun
July 15, 2018

There is more to HAIRSPRAY than big fun.

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL Shakes Up the PINEWOOD BOWLBWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL Shakes Up the PINEWOOD BOWL
July 13, 2018

LEGALLY BLONDE, the 2007 feel good musical is strutting its stuff on the open air stage of the Pinewood Bowl in Lincoln, Nebraska.

BWW Interview: LEGALLY BLONDE at The Pinewood Bowl In LincolnBWW Interview: LEGALLY BLONDE at The Pinewood Bowl In Lincoln
July 10, 2018

I have never been to the Pinewood Bowl in Lincoln, Nebraska. Lincoln, our neighbor to the west, is a short 40 minute drive from Omaha on a good day. When the Huskers are playing, that is another story.

BWW Review: ANNIE at Ralston Community Theatre is Family FunBWW Review: ANNIE at Ralston Community Theatre is Family Fun
July 8, 2018

ANNIE is a family favorite. Take yours to see it. Have a little fun.

Photo Coverage: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND in Loving ColorPhoto Coverage: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND in Loving Color
July 2, 2018

SNAP! Productions under the direction of Michal Simpson and South High Magnet School under the direction of Rebecca Noble collaborated on an amazing production of the Tony-Award winning musical, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. The hugely successful production has earned the rave reviews throughout the Omaha metropolitan area. I am only sorry that the show cannot go on, because we all love to hear this story!

BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at SNAP! Productions Omaha And South High Magnet School is Collaborative Magic!BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at SNAP! Productions Omaha And South High Magnet School is Collaborative Magic!
June 29, 2018

SNAP! Productions and South High Magnet School have done it again. I don't know what it is about this collaboration, but they seem to have the magic touch.

BWW Review: LAZARUS SYNDROME at SNAP! Productions Omaha: The Devil is in the DetailBWW Review: LAZARUS SYNDROME at SNAP! Productions Omaha: The Devil is in the Detail
June 10, 2018

There is always something new and interesting happening at SNAP! Their plays do not end in the theatre.

BWW Review: THE MIRACLE WORKER at The Lofte is Intense, Emotional TheaterBWW Review: THE MIRACLE WORKER at The Lofte is Intense, Emotional Theater
June 5, 2018

You know a play is good if it moves you. If it moves you to tears, it's really good. And if it moves you to tears mixed with laughter, it is almost a miracle.

BWW Review: NEWSIES THE BROADWAY MUSICAL Is Good News For The Rose Theater!BWW Review: NEWSIES THE BROADWAY MUSICAL Is Good News For The Rose Theater!
June 3, 2018

There is good news at the Rose Theatre! NEWSIES The Broadway Musical opened on June 1 running through the 17th. BRAVO! I am extra sold on this show.

BWW Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Omaha Community PlayhouseBWW Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Omaha Community Playhouse
June 2, 2018

There's forecastedrain at the Omaha Community Playhouse as SINGIN' IN THE RAIN opens for a June run.

BWW Interview: Camille Metoyer Moten: A Triumph!BWW Interview: Camille Metoyer Moten: A Triumph!
May 16, 2018

Omaha, Nebraska is teeming with talent. And once in awhile you come across a person who is more than a performer in the spotlight; she is a light. Camille Metoyer Moten is a singer, actress, author, and inspirational human being. She will appear in her own show at the Omaha Community Playhouse on June 8 and 9 at 7:30 pm and on June 10 at 2:00 pm.

BWW Interview: Jon Robert Hall Plays Fiyero in WICKED at OrpheumBWW Interview: Jon Robert Hall Plays Fiyero in WICKED at Orpheum
May 15, 2018

WICKED, quite possibly 'The Best Musical of the Decade' returns to Omaha's Orpheum Theatre May 16. Jon Robert Hall, who plays Fiyero in the national tour, is a man of many talents. Take a look.

BWW Review: THE MOUNTAINTOP at Omaha Community Playhouse: Who Was This Man?BWW Review: THE MOUNTAINTOP at Omaha Community Playhouse: Who Was This Man?
May 6, 2018

Who was this man? Fifty years ago Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated outside the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, just hours after his history-making speech, 'I've Been to the Mountaintop.' Katori Hall's THE MOUNTAINTOP envisions a fictionalized account of Reverend King's final night.

BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN REVUE at Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company is Intelligent SillinessBWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN REVUE at Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company is Intelligent Silliness
May 3, 2018

If you want to 'Brush Up Your Shakespeare' before you see this show, you may catch even more of the references and jokes. But if you don't, it won't matter. It's a great show on many levels! You just have to answer the question, 'To be in the audience or not to be?' --Be.

BWW Review: CURIOUS GEORGE & THE GOLDEN MEATBALL Serves Up FunBWW Review: CURIOUS GEORGE & THE GOLDEN MEATBALL Serves Up Fun
April 21, 2018

CURIOUS GEORGE & THE GOLDEN MEATBALL tells the story of a monkey, his pal in yellow, and their adventures as they cook up a mean meatball in the Golden Meatball contest in Rome.



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