This week, the UNL School of Music plays host to the International Clarinet Association's annual CLARINETFEST from August 1st through the 5th. UNL clarinet professor Diane Barger chats up the five days of workshops and performances with over 1,200 clarinetists and enthusiasts!
Mishmash Productions' Shakespeare with Noodles series in Hastings concludes its trilogy of Shakespeare adaptations for children with KING LEAR'S BACKSIDE, opening August 5th in conjunction with Art in the Park at Libs Park, August 11th in conjunction with Kool Aid Days and August 18th at McCool Junction's Two Men and an Oven. Margaret Marsh reveals the secret noodle recipe in the production.
There's no summer rest for the Community Players Theatre in Beatrice. ALADDIN, JR., the youth version of the popular musical runs July 19th through the 22nd. Then, something for the young adult crowd, the hip, edgy musical URINETOWN hits the boards August 10th through the 12th. We'll get some behind the scenes views of these productions.
Also, season tickets for the 2012-2013 shows at the Lied Center are going fast. Maureen Ose chats up the diverse array of artists and events headed to the Lincoln venue.
And, the Crane River Theatre Company in Kearney readies its final summer production. INTO THE WOODS opens July 26th for a two weekend run at the Merryman Center. Assistant Director Kammi Graves takes us "into the woods" for a preview.
All that, and a statewide arts calendar.