Yiddish Omaha

Explore! November/December 2016

Cirque de Amateur

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

The term “amateur” gets a bad rap. While suggesting a lack of skill, the word actually comes from the Latin “amator” or “lover.” An amateur is someone who does what they do for the love […]

Samuel Brett Williams’ Revelation

August 7, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

The Rapture. The Apocalypse. The end of the world. And the New Jerusalem is in…Arkansas? Hopefully, someone packed their Rapture kit. Oh…throw in an atheist and things just got real. Revelation, adapted from a book […]

Matthias Jeske

Jorie Lyn Scheele

April 15, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

The dream is always the same. Admiring, envious, unseen…but necessary. A synthesis of literary theory, Leroux, and Lloyd-Webber. In the dark spaces between the scenes, the watcher waits silently deconstructing the narrative, discovering new intentions […]

All Hail Hal France

April 1, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Music, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

In 1970, when Hal France began his freshman year at the University of Vermont as a football player, the little light that had been flickering above his head of black curls suddenly clicked on in […]

Morgan Williams

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

At age 7, Morgan Williams was diagnosed with Asbergers Syndrome, a disease characterized  by difficulties in socializing. Which makes her effervescence in front of an audience just that much more amazing. And no one talking […]

Aaron Gum

March 18, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

Filmmaking has always been a part of life for Omaha resident Aaron Gum. “I don’t know when I first became interested in film,” Gum says. “I’ve always been into video and I don’t know if […]

Rustic Roots

October 30, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre, Uncategorized

It took two-and-a-half years of eager anticipation for the new Blue Barn Theatre to take shape at 10th and Pacific streets, as producing artistic director Susan Clement-Toberer waited impatiently to start creating in the new space. […]