Blair High School Seeks Play Director

Steve HartmanAnnouncements

Blair High School is currently seeking a Play Production Director. This indivudal should have theatre experience and be available for all required dates. Compensation is approx. $3500 for both shows. One Act Time Frame Week of Oct. 19 – Auditions Week of Oct. 26 – Rehearsals Begin Nov. 24 – Eastern Midlands Conference One Act Contest (Nebraska City Hosts) Dec. … Read More

2015 TAG Award Gala Winners

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Outstanding Featured Actress – Comedy/Drama Stephanie Anderson – Marie, Calendar Girls Outstanding Featured Actor – Comedy/Drama Dennis Collins – Simon Stimson, Our Town Outstanding Featured Actress – Musical Jodi Vaccaro- Miss Andrew, Mary Poppins Outstanding Featured Actor – Musical Chris Ebke – Chris Alvaro, Hands on a Hardbody Outstanding Youth Actress Emma Johnson- Mary Lennox, The Secret Garden Outstanding Youth … Read More

2015 TAG Awards Raffle Prizes

Jodi VaccaroAnnouncements, Events

Be sure to come to the TAG Awards ready to support our Raffle and have the chance to win one of the amazing 2015 Raffle Prizes! A HUGE thanks to all of our donors. THE GOLDEN TICKET The GRAND PRIZE! Year-round free theatre! Two season tickets to each of the following theatres: The Apollon, Bellevue Little Theatre, Blue Barn Theatre, The Candy … Read More

Ralston Community Theatre Presents Thoroughly Modern Millie

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by Joe Basque, Contributor Director Todd Uhrmacher has been trying to convince his choreographer, Michelle Garrity, to do “Thoroughly Modern Millie” for years. Every time he suggested it she would reply, “Oh, big show” and shoot it down. As they mulled over a 2015 production, looking over what other theaters were planning for summer productions, Uhrmacher thought there were gaps … Read More

Blue Barn Theatre 2015-2016 Season

Steve HartmanAnnouncements, Season Announcements

BLUEBARN Theatre Announces Season 27: INTIMATE.INTENSE.ADDICTIVE   The BLUEBARN Theatre is excited to announce its 27th season. This will be the inaugural season in the BLUEBARN’s innovative convertible indoor/outdoor space at 10th & Pacific. The BLUEBARN Theatre is proud to present its 27th Season: THE GROWN-UP By Jordan Harrison (September 24 – October 18, 2015) Humana Festival Pick Kai is … Read More

An Interview with Master Interviewer Bob Fischbach

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When Bob Fischbach took over the Omaha World Herald theater beat in 2004, “I didn’t have a single name or phone number in my Rolodex. Not one source.” Over ten years later, Rolodexes don’t exist, and Fischbach has more contacts than an optician. After nearly one thousand community theater reviews, Fischbach is capping his pen for the final time after … Read More

Job Opening at Heartland Scenic Studio

Steve HartmanAnnouncements

Commissioning and Service Technician Heartland Scenic Studio is looking to fill an opening in our Technical Service Department. Commissioning and Service Technician Responsibilities: Serves customers by commissioning and servicing theatrical dimming and control systems, architectural dimming and control systems, perform the installation and focus of theatrical lighting fixtures and accessories, and performing repairs on theatrical lighting and effects products. Commissioning … Read More

“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