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The Nebraska Chamber players will perform shows on Friday and Sunday at the Ron Hull Studio, 1800 N St. 

Theater

"Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End" — 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; also 2 p.m. Feb.9-10, Lincoln Community Playhouse, 2500 S. 56th St. Lincolnplayhouse.com or 402-489-7529.

“Finishing School” — 7:30 p.m. Saturday; also 2 p.m. Sunday, Lincoln Community Playhouse, 2500 S. 56th St. Lincolnplayhouse.com or 402-489-7529.

“Xanadu” — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7-9, and Feb. 14-16; also 2 p.m. Feb. 10 and Feb. 17, Nebraska Wesleyan, McDonald Theatre, 5000 Saint Paul Avenue. Nebraskawesleyan.edu or 402-465-2384.

“The King and I” — 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; also 2 p.m. Saturday, Lied Center for the Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Liedcenter.org or 402-472-4747.

“My Antonia” — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 and Feb. 9; also 2 p.m. Feb. 9, Lied Center for the Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Liedcenter.org or 402-472-4747.

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” — 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; also 2 p.m. Sunday, Omaha Community Playhouse, Hawks Main Stage, 6915 Cass St., Omaha. Omahaplayhouse.com or 402-553-0800.

Edward Albee’s:”Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?” — 7 p.m. Feb. 8-9, and Feb. 15-16; also Feb. 16-17 2 p.m., Performing Artists Repertory Theatre (PART), 7400 Dodge St. Omaha. Performing artsrepertorytheatre.org or 402-706-0778.

“A Gentleman’s Guide To Love and Murder” — times vary, Feb. 14-17; also Feb. 21-24, The Stage Theater, 225 Locust Street, Hickman, Thestagetheater.com or 402-512-1808. 

Other Concerts and Shows

FRIDAY

St. Paul United Methodist Music and Art — 11:30 a.m. ($5 lunch), 12:10 p.m. (free concert). Concert will feature Coro di Flauti, 24 performers playing five varieties of flutes, accompanied by Dick Morris, McKinley bells will be played by Nancy L. Schoen, from the Church tower, St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1144 M St. Crichardmo@mail.com or 402-261-3104.

First Friday Jazz Concert series: Joey Guilzia Quartet — 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Featuring Dan Cerveny (keyboard and bass), Greg Ahl (drums), and Ron Cooley (guitar), First Lutheran Church, activity center, free, donations accepted of non-perishable food items for the church pantry, First Lutheran Church, 1551 S. 70th St. Flclincoln.org or 402-488-0919.

Nebraska Jazz Orchestra: "Learning from the Master" — 7:30 p.m. Bob Washut (pianist) and the 2019 Young Lions All-Star Band, performing original compositions "Shinin', " "You Left This", and "Reverend Jack";  The Young Lions All-Star Band will also be performing an arrangement "Big Red Blues". Tickets: call the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra Office at 402-477-8446, $25 (adults), $12.50 (students), Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, 333 S. 13th St. 

SUNDAY

Concert — 7:30 p.m. Kevin Hanrahan (tenor) and Diana Blom (pianist) performing songs from composers in five countries around the Pacific Rim including United States, Australia, New Zealand, Colombia, and Japan, free, Kimball Recital Hall, 1113 R St. Music.unl.edu or 402-472-2503. 

TUESDAY

Recital — 7:30 p.m. Andy Harnsberger (percussion) free, Kimball Recital Hall, 1113 R St. Music.unl.edu or 402-472-2503.

THURSDAY

Chris Botti in Concert — 7:30 p.m. Featuring jazz, masterpieces, and pop music classics, the multi-Grammy winning trumpeter performs with his band, Lied Center for the Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Liedcenter.org or 402-472-4747. 

NEXT FRIDAY

Excision — 8 p.m. Pinnacle Bank Arena, 400 Pinnacle Arena Drive. Pinnaclebankarena.com or 402-904-4444.

Nearby concerts and shows

Panic at the Disco — 7 p.m. Friday. Chi Health Center, 455 N. 10th St., Omaha. Ticketmaster.com or 402-341-1500.

Shen Yun — 7:30 p.m. Saturday; Sunday 1 p.m. Through the universal language of dance and music, the performance takes you on a journey through 5,000 years of authentic Chinese culture, Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St., Omaha. Ticketomaha.com or 402-345-0606.  

"Guster" — 8 p.m. Feb. 8. Alternative rock band, known for driving rhythms and melodies performs “Fa Fa,” “Satellite,”and “Either Way", along with the full orchestra from the Omaha Symphony, Ernest Richardson, conductor, Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St., Omaha. Ticketomaha.com or 402-345-0606.  

Benefit Concerts

“65 Roses Benefit” — 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday. 4 On The Floor band performing to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis, door prizes, food, and silent auction, $15 (advance); $20 (day of show), Pla Mor Ballroom, 6600 West O St. Cncflincoln.org/tickets.

“Say it With Music” — 4 p.m. Feb. 10. Concert to raise funds for the Choral Scholars fund. Concert includes piano duets performaned by the group Two Pea’nists in a Pod, Diane Worrell Eaton and Patty Niemann, and featuring performers: Joel Brown, Sarah Dyer, Jimmy Lowe, Jackie Josten, Laini Matthews and Madeline Noonan, Eastridge Presbyterian Church, 1135 Eastridge Drive.

 

 

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