“Our Town”: Blue Barn’s Last Production in Old Market Space

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The Stage Manager opens by informing the audience that “This play is called ‘Our Town.’ It was written by Thornton Wilder. The First Act shows a day in our town. The day is May 7, 1901.” Exactly 114 years later to the day, the Stage manager, played by Nils Haaland, will repeat those lines, beginning the final Blue Barn production … Read More

TAG Announces 2015’s Scholarship Winners

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by Stephanie Kidd, Contributor TAG is thrilled to announce the winners of the Annual Scholarship Competition: Katie Pohlman and Max Hauze. Katie Pohlman is a 2015 graduate of BJ and Angela Skutt Catholic High School. While in school, she was active in drama and show choir. At Skutt, she played the roles of Cosette in “Les Miserables” and Mina in … Read More

Why Give to TAG?

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by Jennifer Gilg, President May 20 is the date for Omaha Gives, Omaha’s annual 24-hour charitable challenge to benefit metro-area nonprofits.  Soon, every nonprofit with which you’ve come into contact will email, facebook, or tweet at you asking for your contribution.  For the first time, TAG will be among those organizations.  Since it’s only natural to ask what organizations truly … Read More

All-City “Cast” Party: Omaha Gives Kickoff!

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In order to kickoff Omaha Gives, TAG is holding an All City “Cast” Party on May 19th from 5pm-10pm at Mama’s Pizza, 715 N. Saddle Creek Road! Come join the TAG Board to catch up with friends and celebrate live theatre in the metro area. If you’re in a show, or missing people from a past theatre project, please share … Read More

Creighton Performing Arts Presents “Cabaret”


by Joe Basque, Contributor If you are in the market to see a truly great Broadway musical, tomorrow belongs to Creighton. Director Amy Lane and the Creighton Theatre Department are putting their own spin on “Cabaret” this month. The musical follows Sally Bowles at the Kit Kat Club as Weimar Germany slowly slides under Nazi control. Creighton’s production is based … Read More

Tony Winner Michele Pawk Brings Masterclass to Omaha in April

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by Mike Palmreuter, Contributor Omaha Theatre Arts Guild and CU@theArts present Audition Technique Master Classes led by Tony Award winning actress, Michele Pawk on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 9:00am – 11:00am and 1:00pm – 3:00pm at Creighton University. To register, email Susan Tracy at srtracy1@gmail.com with the following information by April 6th: Name, Email, Phone Number, Participation Type (Performer … Read More

The Candy Project Presents “Gutenberg, The Musical!”

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by Joe Basque, Contributor Bud and Doug love musicals. Love. Musicals. They love musicals so much they wrote one, about Gutenberg and his printing press, and it’s bound to be a Broadway hit. All they need are a couple of investors. The Candy Project’s latest offering, “Gutenberg, The Musical!” takes the audience to their backer’s audition. This “musical within a … Read More

Bellevue Theatre’s Curtis Leach: A Fundraiser Not to Be Missed

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by Joe Basque, Contributor If you have done a show at the Bellevue Little Theatre in the past fifteen years, you have run into Curtis Leach. A local theater veteran for over twenty years, Curtis has been on BLT’s board for fifteen years and president for the past three. A frequent star on stage, he is a star even more … Read More

Scholarship Winner Update: Q. Smith

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by Sherry Fletcher, Contributor  Omaha’s Quiana Smith, known professionally as Q. Smith, is another former TAG Scholarship winner who is living her dream. She auditioned for the scholarship with a beautiful operatic aria, and the judges were so impressed with her incredible talent that she was awarded the scholarship. Quiana was back in town this past November to give back … Read More

Recently Awarded Scholarship a Success

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by Noah Diaz, Contributor I’m frequently reminded, by friends and strangers alike, how kind Omaha’s theatre community has been to me over the years. I always nod enthusiastically, voice my confirmation, assuring them that it doesn’t go unnoticed. And truly: it does not go unnoticed. I, more than anyone, know that I’ve been blessed time and time again. I’d be … Read More