This week, the inaugural season of arts production company, OMNIARTS NEBRASKA features two premieres right out of the gate. UNDERSTANDING K and THE RED BALLON feature original text, musical score, in-house choreography and abundant visual and media art. Co-founders Dustin Witte and Daniel Kubert preview the two shows, which run July 19th and 20th at the Lied Center's Johnny Carson Theatre in Lincoln.
LOG LINES features a new art and performance collaboration between Heidi-Bartlett and Josh Miller, opening July 13th at Omaha's Peerless Workspace.
First United Methodist Church in Lincoln hosts the world renowned AFRICAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR on July 13th. We hear a bit about the group.
Also, The Kearney Community Theater's production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC runs each Thursday-Friday-Saturday from July 19th through August 4th with a matinee on August 5th. Season tickets for KCT's 38th Season go on sale July 16th. For 2012-2013, they present "Arsenic and Old Lace," "Miracle on 34th Street," "The Drowsy Chaperon," "Arcadia," and "Camelot." Stan Dart tells us about it.
And, The Nebraska Repertory Theatre continues its summer series at the UNL Carson School of Theatre and Film with the Tony-winning play, GOD OF CARNAGE. We chat with director and Nebraska Rep Executive Director Virginia Smith, as well as Joshua Waterstone, who has coordinated the Rep's one-off series of performances, "Destinations."
All that, All About Books, Ross film reviews, and a statewide arts calendar.