Sometimes a production is more than a play. It's a slice of humanity with all its warts and blemishes. Brigit St Brigit Theatre Company took Tennessee Williams' powerful WIngfield family drama to the stage at the Jewish Community Center tonight and left me desolate. THE GLASS MENAGERIE studies a mot... (more...)
Leslie Odom, Jr. opened the Lied Center for Performing Arts' 29th Season in a spectacular way. Combining charm, humor, and an incomparable musical ability, Odom, Jr. brought the full house to its feet not once, but twice.... (more...)
DROWSY CHAPERONE is clever, albeit not a never-done-before mashup. It is a musical within a comedy complete with colorful characters, catchy music, and a cast of toe tapping extras. If you want to be entertained, this is for you. It is one hour and forty minutes of just plain fun!... (more...)
BIG FISH, THE MUSICAL took the stage this week at the Bellevue Little Theatre. It is a heart warming story that balances on the fine line between what is true and what isn't. Fact or fiction--we all want a hero.... (more...)
Nebraska Wesleyan University Theatre is running a delightful production that will please everyone. If you like Elvis, you'll love it. If you like to laugh, you'll love it. If you like to watch talented young people do what they do best, you'll love it.... (more...)
ALWAYS…PATSY 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.
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.... (more...)
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.... (more...)