March 23-April 15 at Bluebarn Theatre, 1106 S. 10th St.
This new play features the stories of the real women “computers” working in the Harvard Observatory during the beginning stages of modern astronomy. Science, history, and love create the story of a strong woman navigating romance and astronomy to make history in a male-dominated field. Tickets: $30 adults, $25 students and seniors. 402-345-1576
April 14-May 7 at Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St.
Two English actors hear that an old lady in York, Pennsylvania, is about to die and leave her fortune to her two long-lost English nephews; they resolve to pass themselves off as her beloved relatives and get the cash. Then they find out that the relatives aren’t nephews, but nieces. Tickets: On sale March 28. 402-553-0800
Intangible: tbd. Dance Collective Performance
April 15 at KANEKO, 1111 Jones St.
tbd. Dance Collective will create an original performance exploring the idea of movement as an intangible collection, able to be viewed, but only truly stored in the mind. Through movement, lighting, and sound, tbd. will transform the performance space into the mind of the artist. 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 general admission, free for KANEKO members. Register for tickets: thekaneko.org/intangible. 402-341-3800
Louder Than a Bomb Finals
April 20 at Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St.
High school students from across the Great Plains have been crafting world-class slam poetry under the guidance of local artists and competing for the highest audience scores throughout the school year. Audiences are encouraged to snap and cheer for higher scores as students showcase their soulful, funny, and innovative poetry onstage. 7 p.m. Admission: Free. 402-345-0202
April 21 and 23 at Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St.
Jonathon Dove’s opera tells a compelling and thrilling tale of a group of travelers trapped in an airport overnight. As a storm rages outside, the strangers are forced to shed facades to confront inner hopes and desires, as well as each other. 7:30 p.m. April 21 and 2:30 p.m. April 23. Tickets: $15- $99. 402-346-7372
April 21-May 14 at Shelterbelt Theatre, 3225 California St.
Budding author Susan and her husband head to Red Cloud, Nebraska, to begin a simpler life, but a slew of mysterious guests prove that there’s nothing simple about small-town living. Susan’s future begins to resemble that of novelist Willa Cather. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $25 general admission, $20 students, seniors (65+), and TAG members. 402-341-2757
Generator Series: Sound & Nature
April 23 at KANEKO, 1111 Jones St.
Omaha Under the Radar and KANEKO present the kickoff to the new series devoted to exploration of intersections of music’s relationship to our physical world. Non-commercial artists will guide audiences in an investigation of how we listen and interact with sound. 7 p.m. Admission: $10, free for members. 402-341-3800
Gay Men’s Chorus of LA: It Gets Better Tour
April 28 at Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St.
Dan Savage’s simple message has given hope to LGBTQIA+ youth across the country. The GMCLA now brings the anti-bullying message to life onstage in a moving musical theater performance. 8 p.m. Tickets: $15-$30. 402-345-0202