Men on Boats

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Men on Boats by Joe Basque, Contributor Jaclyn Backhaus first remembers learning about John Wesley Powell’s exploration of the Colorado River in her fourth grade history class. “My dad is very interested in explorer tales, and he had a copy of Powell’s journals that I would flip through as a kid,” she recalls. She returned to Powell’s journals as a … Read More

“Thank You 5”

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“Thank You 5” By: Joe Basque, Contributor   Daena Schweiger has spent over twenty-five years actively involved on and back stage, as a stage manager, actor, director, playwright, sound designer, and board member. You can now add “podcaster” to the list. On March 4, Schweiger unveiled her new local theater podcast, “Thank You 5,” with an interview of Camille Metoyer … Read More

The Wolves

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The Wolves By: Joe Basque, Contributor In the summer of 2014, Sarah DeLappe attended an exhibition of contemporary art from the Middle East and North Africa. She was moved by the thought of artists dealing with their daily political reality of suicide bombs and drones and civil wars, while she inhabited an entirely different world in the Bowery. On the … Read More

She Loves Me

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She Loves Me by: Joe Basque, Contributor   A down on her luck Amalia wanders into a parfumerie looking for a sales job. She dazzles the shop owner into hiring her on the spot, much to the consternation of Georg, the shop’s best salesman. The two rivals take an immediate dislike of each other, and in no time they can … Read More

Colonel’s Chicken: A Fairy Tale

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Colonel’s Chicken: A Fairy Tale By: Joe Basque, Contributor   Welcome back, Ron. After completing his PhD at the University of Missouri, Columbia, and a teaching stint at Monmouth College in Illinois, Ron Zank has returned to the University of Nebraska-Omaha as an assistant professor of theater.  His directorial debut as faculty will be “Colonel’s Chicken: A Fairy Tale” by … 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

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

Jodi VaccaroAnnouncements, Events

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