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November 22nd, 2022

Jerry Longe plays Scrooge one last time

Jerry Long played Scrooge for many years at the Omaha Community House. His favorite act is when he comes out to greet the spectators.

Longe first moved to Omaha in 1980 and toured with the Nebraska Theatre Caravan’s production of A Christmas Carol playing Marley, Ghost of Christmas Present, and Jake. He is ready to take up a new role in his life.

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November 18th, 2022

AM Ballet’s largest production

For the American Midwest Ballet here in council bluffs, the production of “The Nutcracker” takes almost the entire year. It is American Midwest Ballet’s greatest production.

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November 9th, 2022

Full swing of Broadway shows

Carly Ann Moore grew up in Lincoln and by absolute chance, she ended up working with Harrison another Nebraska native, on this Broadway production.

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November 1st, 2022

“Malcolm X” traces its roots to Omaha

‘X, The Life and Times of Malcolm X’ premiers in the Midwest this month at the Orpheum theater. Robertson plays the role of Elijah and Street. This a co-production with Opera Omaha because it tracks the life of Malcolm X.

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October 12th, 2022

Broadway season at the Orpheum

Music and dancing with for the first Broadway of the 2022-23 season at Omaha Performing Arts

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October 11th, 2022

‘The Cake’ in the 98th season of Omaha Community Playhouse

The Omaha community playhouse continues its 98th season with the Cake. At The Howard Drew Theatre, they started showing “The Cake” last Friday.

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September 26th, 2022

The Omaha Community Playhouse Kicks Off Their 98th Season

The Omaha Community Playhouse 98th season is opening with its first musical, School of Rock, based on the Paramount movie by Mike White and Book by Julian Fellowes

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September 9th, 2022

OPA’s new Venue to Open in spring next year and events coming up

The Steel House’s first performance is scheduled for May 12 of 2023.

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August 31st, 2022

Blue Barn Theater

The bluebarn theater creates stories that are emotional, they want to generate provoking thoughts with a different lens and approach the community to inspire positive change.

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