"Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End" — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1; also 2 p.m. Feb. 2, Lincoln Community Playhouse, 2500 S. 56th St. Lincolnplayhouse.com or 402-489-7529.
“Hamlet” — 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; also 2 p.m. Sunday, Nebraska Wesleyan, Miller Theatre, 5000 Saint Paul Avenue. Nebraskawesleyan.edu or 402-465-2384.
“The King and I” — 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1-2; also 2 p.m. Feb. 2, 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 and Jan. 30-Feb. 2; also 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 3, Omaha Community Playhouse, Hawks Main Stage, 6915 Cass St., Omaha. Omahaplayhouse.com or 402-553-0800.
Other Concerts and Shows
Nebraska Chamber Players (Opening night) — 8-10 p.m. Unique instrumental strings and horns concert, Arnold Bax performing “Fantasy”, Andrea Jolivet performing “Chanson de Noel,” Miguel del Aquila performing “Submerged,” and Theodore Debois performing “Terzettino,” $22 (adults), $5 (students), $88 (season pass), Nebraska Educational Television, Ron Hull Studio, 1800 N St. Nebraskachamberplayers.org or 402-429-8227.
Nebraska Chamber Players (Second night) — 8-10 p.m. Unique instrumental strings and horns concert, Arnold Bax performing “Fantasy,” Andrea Jolivet performing “Chanson de Noel,” Miguel del Aquila performing “Submerged,” and Theodore Debois performing “Terzettino,” $22 (adults), $5 (students), $88 (season pass), Nebraska Educational Television, Ron Hull Studio, 1800 N St. Nebraskachamberplayers.org or 402-429-8227.
Recital: “Old Favorites” — 7:30 p.m. Dr. John Bailey flutist, and Christopher Marks pianist, will perform works by Mozart, Roussel, Blumer and Muczysnski, free, Kimball Recital Hall, 1113 R St. Music.unl.edu or 402-472-6865.
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.
Nearby concerts and shows
“Aladdin” — 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; also 2 p.m. Saturday; and 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St., Omaha. Ticketomaha.com or 402-345-0606.
"Climbing Uphill" — 7 p.m. Friday. A performance of diverse voices with Jamie Reimer (soprano), and Stacie Haneline (piano), Omaha Conservatory of Music, $10, 7023 Cass St., Omaha. Ticketomaha.com or 402-345-0606.
David Stryker in Concert — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1200 Douglas St., Omaha. Ticketomaha.com or 402-345-0606.
"South Pacific" — 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Broadway Stars cast and chorus from Wichita, performing with the Omaha Symphony, Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St., Omaha. Ticketomaha.com or 402-345-0606.
Russian National Ballet: "Romeo & Juliet, and Carmen" — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 50 dancers from the Russian National Ballet performing two of the world's greatest ballets, Orpheum Theatre, 1200 Douglas St., Omaha. Ticketomaha.com or 402-345-0606.
Sidewalk Chalk /opening act Sumaluna — 7:30 p.m. Friday. Performing, jazz, funk and hip-hop, the group is comprised of an emcee, vocalist, drummer, bassist, keys player, trombonist and trumpeter, Holland Center for the Performing Arts, Scott Recital Hall, 13th and Douglas streets, Omaha. Ticketomaha.com or 402-345-0606.
“Some Enchanted Evening” — Auditions are 6-10 p.m. Jan. 29. Prepare a song no longer than two minutes in length, an accompanist will be provided. The roles being cast are for one man (tenor), and two women (soprano and alto). To schedule an appointment for your audition, email a headshot, and list of stage experience (talent resume) to casting@tadaproductionsinfo. Production dates are March 28-April 7, Tada Theater, 701 P St. More information: Tadaproductions.info or 402-438-8232.