The Amazing Fred Goodhew

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by Sherry Fletcher, Contributor If you weren’t at the memorial service for Fred Goodhew on August 13, there are probably a lot of things you don’t know about the man known as “a musician’s musician.” Fred could play literally every musical instrument there was, from strings, to brass, to woodwinds to drums. Several of his former bandmates spoke at the … Read More

Keeping Busy During Shelter-in-Place


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

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 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

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