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. […]

Lights Up!

June 23, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

This article was printed in the May/June 2015 edition of Omaha Magazine. Fonda…Brando…McGuire. The roster of famous actors who have graced the stage at the Omaha Community Playhouse during its 90-year run reads like a […]

Kat Fackler

June 12, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

This article originally published in the May/June 2015 edition of The Encounter. No artistic director. No rehearsal director. No rules. The women of Tbd never meant to upend tradition. But when the renegade collective of […]

Cinema Under the Stars

May 9, 2015 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

Article originally published in May/June 2015 Omaha Magazine. You knew them as “drive-in” theaters, but in 1933 outdoor theaters were created as “park-in” theaters by Richard Hollingshead in Camden, N.J. He wanted to make movie-going […]

Interview with an Alter Ego

April 29, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

Isacc French says he was an artist even before Ogo Denim hit him with his car. “You have to think to yourself: What is art? And then, what is doing art?” French, 31, argues while […]

Daniel Dorner

April 24, 2015 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

When Daniel Dorner performed in the Brigit St. Brigit’s production for An Iliad last fall, he gave a rivetting performance in the role of epic poet Homer and related the tale of the Trojan War with […]

Splash!

April 20, 2015 · Posted In: Giving, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

Originally published in March/April 2015 Omaha Magazine. Soprano Renée Fleming once lamented “My worry is that opera will become a historic art form as opposed to a living, breathing thing.” We’ll leave any judgments on […]

Illuminating Young Minds

December 10, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Family, HerFamily, Theatre

In my last column I wrote about the poor choice I made for my grandsons’ very first movie theater experience. Easton (5) and Barrett (3) were, it turns out, too young for the seemingly innocuous […]

God Bless Us, Everyone!

December 4, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Theatre, Young Hero

As the Omaha Community Playhouse prepares to transport theatergoers to Victorian England with their annual production of A Christmas Carol, 8-year-old Mackenzie Reidy is getting ready to be catapulted into the world of theater for […]


 
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