TAG Tailgate at Elmwood Park

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Thank you to all who joined us in Elmwood Park for our TAG Tailgate! After over a year of virtual meetings, it was the first time our board had gathered in person since the beginning of the pandemic, and we were thrilled that so many of you came out to join us. Although we know we’re not out of the … Read More

Dear Omaha Arts Community . . .

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Dear Omaha Arts Community: Theatre Arts Guild is terminating its relationship with local arts organization Nebraska Shakespeare. For the past year, we have watched this organization actively harm members of our arts community who identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC), while making and breaking promises and commitments to change, and failing to hold themselves accountable to an … Read More

Special TAG Discount Now Through 31 January 2021!

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Attention all Omaha Theatre Artists! If you’re in need of a getaway, the Residence Inn – Downtown Omaha is the place to be! Come join us in our beautiful historic building…your home away from home. Now through January 31, 2021, we would love to offer you a special rate of $69 – any day of the week! Our spacious studio … Read More

Keeping Busy During Shelter-in-Place

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Keeping Busy During Shelter-in-Place by Joe Basque, Contributior On June 29, the Broadway League announced that its forty-one theaters announced that they would remain closed until at least January 3, 2021. The Great White Way has been shut down since March 12, the longest production shutdown in history. Local theater fans have experienced a similar loss, with the last productions … Read More

TAG Awards Scholarships to High School Seniors in Theatre

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TAG Awards Scholarships to High School Seniors in Theatre by Stephanie Kidd This Spring TAG will award $3500 in scholarship funds to Omaha-area high school students with plans to study theatre in college next year. We are very grateful to our seniors, who adapted to new processes based on safety needs due to COVID-19. Our audition process was new this … Read More

Omaha Artist Emergency Relief Fund to Assist Local Artists

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Omaha Artist Emergency Relief Fun to Assist Local Artists by Stephanie Kidd TAG recently partnered with Amplify Arts to create the Omaha Artist Emergency Relief Fund, which serves to assist artists of all disciplines in the Greater Omaha Area who have lost income due to the COVID-19 shutdown. We raised funds from the community at the end of March, and … Read More

Pride Players

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Pride Players by Joe Basque It has been a difficult spring for theater in the area, as school, community theater and touring Broadway productions all fell victim to safety precautions in the face of the escalating Coronavirus epidemic. The most recent victim is the Rose Theater’s Pride Players, who were slated to perform at the Kennedy Center’s New Visions/New Voices … Read More

Coronavirus/COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Cancellations and Postponements

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The following is a listing of known cancellations and postponements in response to the Coronavirus/COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic. Please note this listing is for general information only. Each listing is linked to the respective theatre. Patrons are advised to visit official theater webpages for more information. Last Updated: April 8, 2020 Wilson Performing Art Center, Red Oak, Iowa All performances postponed or … Read More

Blood at the Root

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Blood at the Root By Joe Basque, Contributor Cedar High is your typical high school; a reasonably harmonious place where students interact in class and extracurricular activities, but tend to socialize within their own racial groups. Until Raylynn decides to shake things up. She becomes the first person of color to run for student council president and she spends a … Read More

“Tell Martha Not to Moan”

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“Tell Martha Not to Moan” By: Joe Basque, Contributor In July 1967, a late night police raid on an unlicensed bar lit the fuse on a five day explosion of rioting and violence in Detroit. By the time it was over, forty-three were dead, over a thousand injured, two thousand buildings were destroyed, and the United States Army’s 82nd and … Read More