On Golden Pond Cast Announced

As a snow-covered Omaha anxiously awaits the holidays, members of the On Golden Pond cast prepare for the loons at their summer home on Golden Pond in Maine.

NORMAN THAYER, JR.: Dennis Collins
BILL RAY: Michael Markey
BILLY RAY: Max Hauze
OPERATOR: Summer Sinclair

ACT Out! Children’s Workshops

February 18, 2012, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.
Only $15 per child!

Is there a rising star at your house? If someone you know is dreaming about the stage, here is a perfect way to test the waters. ACT Out! Children’s Workshops invites students ages 4-13 to participate in a variety of theatre workshops featuring an array of topics. There are two sessions on February 18 at 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Students will participate in three classes tailored to their age group and take a VIP backstage tour of the Omaha Community Playhouse. The classes are broken down into age groups: 4-6, 7-10 and 11-13. ACT Out! Children’s Workshops are presented by ACT II, the support group of the Omaha Community Playhouse. ACT II is dedicated to supporting the education and outreach efforts of OCP. For more information about these workshops, or how to join ACT II, contact the development coordinator at (402) 553-4890, ext. 145 or jfry@omahaplayhouse.com.

21 & Over Presents Live Broadway Karaoke

Back by popular demand, Omaha Community Playhouse's 21 & Over program is pleased to present Live Broadway Karaoke.

Monday, Jan. 9, 2012
7:30 p.m.
Omaha Community Playhouse
Scott Lobby
Free and open to the public, with an opportunity for donations. No tickets or reservations are necessary.

Check out clips of some of last year's performers here.

We’ve got a piano, an accompanist and a microphone. You’ve got a burning desire to perform at the Playhouse. This is the night when all your Broadway dreams will come true…
The remainder of the 21 & Over schedule for the 2011-12 season is as follows:

February 20, 2012: The Encyclopedia Show (special guest artists)
March 12, 2012: Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker
May 7, 2012: The Candy Project (special guest artists)
June 18, 2012: Passion Play by Sarah Ruhl

The 21 & Over productions are intended for a mature audience and discretion is advised. For more information on 21 & Over and other OCP alternative programs, contact Amy Lane, Resident Director, at alane@omahaplayhouse.com or (402) 553-4890, ext. 164.

21 & Over is sponsored by Omaha Steaks and the Mammel Foundation and media sponsored by Omahype.

December Metro Arts Pass Deal

Enjoy the arts with a Metro Arts Pass! If you are a season subscriber to the Omaha Community Playhouse, in the month of December, you can receive 10% off all purchases in the Hitchcock Museum Shop at the Durham Museum.

The Metro Arts Pass is sponsored by The Reader and features various nonprofit arts organizations around Omaha. In order to be a Metro Arts Pass member, you only must be a member or subscriber to one of the participating organizations. Every month, OCP members can enjoy a discount at a different featured Omaha arts organization.

Other participating organizations include:
Omaha Children's Museum
Omaha Performing Arts
Bemis Center
Durham Museum
Opera Omaha
El Museo Latino
The Rose
Film Streams
Nebraska Shakespeare
Joslyn Art Museum
Fontenelle Nature Association
The Arts Center
Ballet Nebraska
Love's Jazz & Arts Center
Lauritzen Gardens
Bluffs Arts Council

For more information about the Metro Arts Pass, contact the Director of Sales at lkaup@omahaplayhouse.com or (402) 553-4890, ext. 147.