Latest News for: Nebraska theatre


Hastings comedian Nick Hoff, adds comedic inspiration from family, pandemic to performance

The Grand Island Independent 26 Jul 2021
It’s the combination of three different things they’ll be getting a dose of,” he said about his new show that he plans to bring to central Nebraska ... Hoff, originally from Hastings, will bring his comedy to The World Theatre for a 8 p.m ... The World Theatre at 2318 Central Ave ... Additional Nebraska performances.. July 30 — The Bourbon Theatre, Lincoln ... .

Review: Like its characters, musical 'Spelling Bee' in Papillion is odd yet lovable

Omaha World-Herald 21 Jul 2021
At first glance, the characters in the summer musical at the Papillion La Vista Community Theatre seem to be refugees from the island of misfit toys ... The cast of Papillion La Vista Community Theatre's "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." ... Arts and Theatre. Nebraska Shakespeare hires Rose Theater's Tyrone Beasley as artistic director.

This Week In Nebraska History

Lincoln Journal Star 18 Jul 2021
Radio owners in the state were notified that the University of Nebraska wireless station would transmit a sermon and jazz music ... Big River Day, in promotion of Nebraska Repertory Theatre's production of "Big River," boasted a Tall Tales and Bald-Faced Lies contest with some amazing prizes.

TADAStock, the sequel, returns to The Mill at Telegraph in Lincoln

Lincoln Journal Star 16 Jul 2021
This retrospective shares the theatre company's journey over the years and its many productions, tours, collaborations, Broadway connections, community involvement and more ... Big crowd embraces American Ballet Theatre's performance at Pinewood Bowl ... In addition, she’ll have a role in the Stage Theatre’s production of “Little Women,” later this summer.

Exclusive: Google appears to be company behind Lincoln data center

Lincoln Journal Star 16 Jul 2021
Listed in Thursday's annual report on Nebraska tax incentives were two applications made last year ... A nighttime rendering of the planned State of Nebraska office building at 17th and K streets ... An architectural rendering shows the first phase of a renovation project at Nebraska Wesleyan University, which will replace seats in McDonald Theatre.

Community Calendar

Omaha World-Herald 15 Jul 2021
Papillion La Vista Community Theatre presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 8 p.m ... A hilarious musical comedy to celebrate the 15th season of the Papillion La Vista Community Theatre ... Nebraska Road Trip Tap Event featuring White Elm Brewing Company runs from noon to 10 p.m.

Little Red Hen Theatre presenting ‘Shrek The Musical’

Norfolk Daily News 13 Jul 2021
WAKEFIELD — The Little Red Hen Theatre has been busy brining the magic, music and mayhem of “Shrek The Musical” to the stage for the residents of Northeast Nebraska ... The Little Red Hen Theatre provides quality arts experiences for Northeast Nebraska through participation in live ...

Omaha Community Playhouse will start paying casts and crews

Omaha World-Herald 13 Jul 2021
Arts and Theatre. Nebraska Shakespeare hires Rose Theater's Tyrone Beasley as artistic director ... Several local theater companies have already been compensating artists, including the Rose, the Union for Contemporary Art, the Blue Barn and Nebraska Shakespeare ... Arts and Theatre.

The Walker’s Hillside music eases us back into going out; American Ballet Theatre at the Arboretum

MinnPost 07 Jul 2021
American Ballet Theatre Across America ... American Ballet Theatre. The tour opened at Pioneers Park in Lincoln, Nebraska, last Thursday (July 1) ... “Simply to get you sonically uncomfortable, and be grateful for it.” Most events take place at Park Square Theatre on the Andy Boss stage, some at Studio Z.

TADA Theatre fundraiser TADASTOCK returns July 17

Lincoln Journal Star 03 Jul 2021
A fundraiser for the TADA Theatre, TADASTOCK 2 is sponsored by Alivation Health and the Nebraska Lottery, which will have representatives on-site to greet the crowd with free merchandise and a chance to win lottery tickets.

American Ballet Theatre 'looks like a full-on rock concert' at Pioneers Park, dancer says

Lincoln Journal Star 30 Jun 2021
Catherine Hurlin was checking out the stage at Pioneers Park Tuesday afternoon, minutes before she’d be up on it in class with the other American Ballet Theatre dancers ... I’m sure never before in Nebraska history has a company like American Ballet Theatre been offered to everyone at no charge.” ... American Ballet Theatre, “Dance Across America”.

Theater instructor Francesca Mintowt-Czyz reflects on two years at WNCC

Scottsbluff StarHerald 29 Jun 2021
She returned to the United States teaching various workshops and performing with the Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre during the summer of 2018 ... Now, as she finishes her time in western Nebraska, Mintowt-Czyz gets to go out working alongside a few of her students as colleagues through Theatre West.

NU Board of Regents approves 2021-22 operating budget, student fee increases

The Daily Nebraskan 26 Jun 2021
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents approved NU’s 2021-22 operating budget and approved student fee increases at its meeting Friday ... This is a key component of NU President Ted Carter’s University of Nebraska five-year strategy released last August ... These pay for facilities like the Nebraska Union and Campus Recreation.

Lincoln entrepreneurs land on Forbes' 'Next 1000' list

Lincoln Journal Star 21 Jun 2021
Recently, the company announced the launch of a fellowship program called “Lead for Nebraska,” which will bring recent college graduates to host communities across the state ... Wesleyan theatre. An architectural rendering shows the first phase of a renovation project at Nebraska Wesleyan University, which will replace seats in McDonald Theatre.

Lincoln Arts Festival starts today – with all of the arts

Lincoln Journal Star 19 Jun 2021
Proyecto Cultural and Grupo Folklorico Sangre Azteca will be dancing, as will students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dance program ... The Nebraska Repertory Theatre will be there, and so will Drag Queen Story Hour Nebraska. For jazz lovers there’s the Prism Trio, and for film buffs a student film showcase from The Bay and Civic Nebraska.