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 […]

Bohemian Rhapsody

October 6, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Online Exclusive, Theatre

Thunderous applause ushered in Ballet Nebraska’s fifth season when the blood-red Orpheum curtain dropped on the company’s beautifully staged production of the hauntingly macabre Giselle. The classic work first staged in 1841 was a perfectly […]

Kirstin Kluver

August 4, 2014 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

One of the Old Market’s most familiar faces is now about to become…well, less familiar. Kirstin Kluver, who played the bouncily vivacious, “roll in ze hay” Inga in the just-closed Omaha Community Playhouse production of […]

The Benson Theatre

A Life in Dance

April 30, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Omaha Magazine, Publications, Theatre

Her ethereal rendition of Mikhail Fokine’s “The Dying Swan” is a to-die-for delight. His gracefully rugged athleticism—not to mention a mop-top of untamed curls—makes him among the most recognizable figures in Omaha dance. Bret Samson […]

Kathy Tyree Channeling Her Inner Diva

February 14, 2014 · Posted In: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Music, Nightlife, Omaha Magazine, Theatre

The term “diva” has taken a bit of a hit in recent years, suggesting to some a haughty I-want-it-all-and-want-it-now scene chewer who treats other humans like varmints. For most, though, the word remains untarnished. The […]

Jennifer Pool

The 
Theatrical Design of Jennifer Pool

Her 13 Cents Worth

January 6, 2014 · Posted In: Art, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, People, Theatre

Though inching 
perilously close
 to senior citizen status, Robin Welch still moves with the grace and agility of a young prima ballerina, which of course she once was. Welch came to the Midlands in 1985 […]

Forever in Black

January 4, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, People, Theatre

Whether it’s your first time inside the glittering Orpheum Theater or your fiftieth visit to the sleek Holland Performing Arts Center, attending a live performance is an exciting event. The lobby fills with eager patrons […]

Hitting the High Cs

October 25, 2013 · Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Music, Theatre

The winter solstice seems the ideal date for a mittens-and-music caroling party. However, when the Aethertones gather for a performance in the Old Market Passageway on December 21st, expect a decidedly “anti-caroling” caroling event. The […]