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. […]

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 […]