Untitled Series #7 by Ellen Struve

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Chris and Mariah are divorced, but they still live together because neither of them can afford to lose their fabulous loft apartment. While Mariah is in Beijing on a disastrous art tour arranged by her disinterested gallerist Levy, Chris convinces a new girlfriend that he is a tragically young widower. She falls for the ruse. So does her suddenly interested … Read More

Kimilee Bryant Workshop

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The two classes included mock auditions and coaching, followed by a Q&A session with Kimilee. A total of 16 advanced vocalists performed songs for feedback as a part of the class, with at least two dozen observers in the audience. The majority of performers were UNO and Creighton students, with a few TAG members in the mix. TAG is excited … Read More

In Memoriam Jim Herron

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In 1993, when I was serving my first term as president, we had some serious problems with our treasurer. Jim stepped up and took on that responsibility and spent months working to sort out our finances and make the organization solvent again. In recent years he served on the membership committee, worked on the membership program and helped train other … Read More

Peter and the Starcatcher

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Speaking of Black Stache and Peter, Bill Grennan and Joshua Lloyd Parker headline an outstanding cast that includes Bethany Bresnahan (as Molly), Zach Kloppenborg, Vincent Carlson-Brown, Matthew Pyle, Robby Stone, Ben Adams, Tyrone Beasley and Danny Denenberg. The cast will be busy, combining to play over one hundred roles during the course of two hours. A touring production passed through … Read More

Walk the Night: Where Madness Lies

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How do you adapt the Shakespeare script to fit the venue? “I work with the script making selections of material that link the text and the world. The play is chosen based on the site that can be secured. The site also informs how the initial interpretation of the play begins. This year the site changed midway through the process … Read More

To Kill A Mockingbird

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Finch will be played by John Carlson. The heart of the story is his young daughter, Scout, played by nine year old Zoey Dittmer. “She’s smart as a whip, and her mother taught the novel,” says Obradovich. “I love that Atticus doesn’t talk down to the kids. He treats them as equals as much as he can.” She is thrilled … Read More

Broadway Actress Kimilee Bryant Master Class

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Saturday, November 14, 2015 • 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM • Creighton University Omaha Theatre Arts Guild partners with UNO and Creighton to present vocal audition technique master classes led by Broadway actress and teaching artist, Kimilee Bryant on Saturday, November 14 from 10:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 3:00pm at Creighton University. Each master class will include mock auditions … Read More

Chanticleer Presents Deane and Balderston’s “Dracula”

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by Joe Basque, Contributor Unlike UNO’s production, which uses Steven Dietz’s 1996 adaptation, Chanticleer’s “Dracula” uses the original Hamilton Deane/John L. Balderston adaptation. The 1931 movie classic, starring Bela Lugosi, was based on this version. Lugosi also starred in the 1927 Broadway production, his first major English speaking role. Matt Kelehan, a veteran of many a Shelterskelter, as well as … Read More

Princesses Hit the Stage

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by Sara Planck An in-depth interview with Burke High School Senior, Ben Adams. When did you start writing this show and how did you get the idea? I started writing ‘Princesses Anonymous’ the summer going into my eighth grade year. At the time, I just wanted to write a simple 5 scene one-act for my Drama Class, taught by Tony Schik, … Read More

Blood Galore, Vampires and More: UNO Presents Steven Dietz’s “Dracula”

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Scott Glasser knows what his students want. “Students want plays with lots of blood. And vampires. They like vampires.” Dr. Glasser will be giving his students all that and more in the opening production of UNO’s 2015-2016 season. “Dracula” is Steven Dietz’s adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic Gothic horror novel. Dietz’s adaptation is faithful to the novel, as seen through … Read More