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 Theater-Lincoln

Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" — 7:30 p.m. April 26-27; also 2 p.m. April 28, $15 (adults); $12 (students and seniors), Haymarket Theatre, 803 Q Street. Haymarkettheatre.org or 402-477-2600.

“Mame” — 7:30 p.m. May 3-4, and May 10; also 2 p.m. May 5 and May 12, Lincoln Community Playhouse, 2500 S. 56th St. Lincolnplayhouse.com or 402-489-7529.

"Robber Bridegroom" — 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and May 2-4; also 2 p.m. Sunday, and May 5, Nebraska Weslyan Theatre, 5000 St. Paul Ave. Tickets: Nebrweslyan.edu/theatre-tickets or 402-465-2384.

"Something Rotten" — 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Saturday, Lied Center for the Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Liedcenter.org or 402-472-4747.

"Three One-Acts" — 7:30 p.m. Friday, $5 (adults); $2 (kids), Lincoln Northeast High School, 2635 N. 63rd St. 402-436-1303.

Theater-Nearby

"Charley's Aunt" 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and May 2; also 2 p.m. Sunday and May 5, The Stage Theater, 225 Locust St., Hickman. Thestagetheater.com or 402-512-1808.

"Come on, Eileen" or "Charlie and The Barley Beer Factory" — 7 p.m. May 2-4, and May 9-11, Florence City Hall, 2864 State St., Omaha. Florencetheater.org or 531-600-8634.

“One Man Two Guvnors” — 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and May 1-4; also 2 p.m. Wednesday, and May 5, Hawks Mainstage Theater, Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St., Omaha. Omahaplayhouse.com or 402-553-0800.

"School of Rock" Musical — 7:30 Friday and Saturday; also 2 p.m Saturday; 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Based on the hit film, the story portrays Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star who turns a class of straight-A students into grade-A rockers, featuring new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie, and musical theater’s first-ever live kids rock band, Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St., Omaha. Ticketomaha.com or 402-345-0606.

"The Last Ticket Out of Thistleberry Thicket" — 7:30 p.m. May 3-4; also 2 p.m. May 5, Community Players, 412 Ella St., Beatrice.  Beatricecommunityplayers.com or 402-228-1801.

Other Concerts, Shows, and Events — Lincoln

FRIDAY

Evenings of Dance — 7:30 p.m. The second night of a modern dance concert, directed by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Associate Professor of Dance Susan Ourada. Featuring world premieres of five professionally choreographed dances, in addition to three works by students, and Junior dance major Maren Schuttler’s work, “We must pray for the woman,” honored in March at the American College North Central Dance Association, $12 (adults); $10 (UNL faculty and staff); $7 (students and seniors), available at the door one hour before the performance, Lied Center for the Performing Arts, Johnny Carson Theater, 309 N. 12th St. Music.unl.edu or 402-472-6865.

Musical Theater Showcase — 7:30 p.m. Musical scenes spanning from the operettas inspiring the American musical birth, contemporary and futuristic musicals, performed by student actors and singers from the Glenn Korff School of Music and the Johnny Carson School of Theatre, free, Westbrook Recital Hall, 1104 R St., Room 119. Music.unl.edu or 402-472-6865.

SATURDAY

Evenings of Dance — 7:30 p.m. The third night of a modern dance concert, directed by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Associate Professor of Dance Susan Ourada. Featuring world premieres of five professionally choreographed dances, in addition to three works by students, and Junior dance major Maren Schuttler’s work, “We must pray for the woman,” honored in March at the American College North Central Dance Association, $12 (adults); $10 (UNL faculty and staff); $7 (students and seniors), available at the door one hour before the performance, Lied Center for the Performing Arts, Johnny Carson Theater, 301 N. 12th St. Music.unl.edu or 402-472-6865.

Lincoln Friends of Chamber Music — 7:30 p.m. World premiere of “Time and the River," composed and conducted by Kurt Knecht, performed by nine members of the Glenn Korff School of Music including the Moran Woodwind Quintet John Bailey, flute; Alan Mattingly, Horn; Diane Barger, clarinet; Jeffrey McCray, bassoon; William McMullen, oboe; David Neely, violin; Clark Potter, viola; Karen Becker, cello and Hans Sturm, bass, the performance will also be incorporating images from the Platte Basin timelapse project of Michael Forsberg and Michael Farrell, $15 (adults), $5 (students and kids), Kimball Recital Hall, 1113 R St. Music.unl.edu or 402-472-6865.

“Passing it forward: The American Dream?” — 2 p.m. Enjoy tap dance set to a diversified musical score of spoken-word poetry, hip-hop, jazz, and American classics, Tapestry Dance Company sets a rhythm of communication, hope and healing. The performance showcases a look into our country's challenges, ranging from the Civil Rights Movement, past and present day, and the treatment of refugees and immigrants, Lied Center for the Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Liedcenter.org or 402-474-4747.

SUNDAY

Afternoon of Choirs — 3 p.m. University Chorale is a women’s vocal ensemble that performs a variety of soprano and alto pieces, $5 (students), $3 (seniors), Kimball Recital Hall, 1113 R St. Music.unl.edu or 402-472-6865.

Evenings of Dance — 2 p.m. The fourth performance of a modern dance concert, directed by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Associate Professor of Dance Susan Ourada. Featuring world premieres of five professionally choreographed dances, in addition to three works by students, and Junior dance major Maren Schuttler’s work, “We must pray for the woman,” honored in March at the American College North Central Dance Association, $12 (adults); $10 (UNL faculty and staff); $7 (students and seniors), available at the door one hour before the performance, Lied Center for the Performing Arts, Johnny Carson Theater, 301 N. 12th St. Music.unl.edu or 402-472-6865.

Lincoln Youth Symphony:"Dance With Me" — 7 p.m. Featuring dance music from three very different cultures: Russian ballet music from Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky, the American hoedown by Aaron Copland, and an Argentine tango Por Una Cabeza, by Carlos Gardel, also featuring senior soloist Eric Lesiak, performing the first movement of Dmitri Kabalevsky’s Cello Concerto No. 1, free, Lincoln Southwest High, auditiorium, 7001 S 14th St.

Symphony Orchestra: “Gallery of Titans” — 7:30 p.m. Members include students from throughout the university. The ensemble’s objectives are to prepare and present a variety of repertoire including chamber, symphonic, operatic masterworks, and to maintain professional standards of musicianship and etiquette, $5 (students), $3 (seniors), Kimball Recital Hall, 1113 R St. Music.unl.edu or 402-472-6865.

TUESDAY

Red Green show — 7 p.m. One man show featuring comments on Red Green's brand new handyman projects, advice to married guys and teenage boys, tips on getting old, an apology to the world on behalf of all baby boomers, Lied Center for the Performing Arts, 301 N.12th St. Liedcenter.org or 402-474-4747. 

Auditions

Angels Theatre Company — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 27; and 1-5 p.m. April 28, for the First Flight Flight Festival, held in Lincoln July 17 - 28, 2019. Visit www.angelscompany.org for audition times or call 402-474-2206.

 

 

 

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