Reactions/Responses/Reviews of productions at LTA Member Theaters.


Doh! In a Post-Apocalyptic World, Culture Survives

By Rachele Stoops and Micayla Brown Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, Nebraska Repertory Theatre, November 9, 2023 Please enjoy this video review of Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play at Nebraska Repertory Theatre, running in the Studio Theater of the Temple Building, November 9-18, 2023! Ticket information at (Update: Performances are sold out, with an…


Family, Faith…and Food!

By Scott Clark Over the River and Through the Woods, Lincoln Community Playhouse, Friday October 20, 2023 Over the River and Through the Woods is an intimate family drama from Joe Dipietro, currently playing for two weeks on the Lincoln Community Playhouse’s main stage. Dipietro’s name may be familiar to longtime theatre fans – he’s…


Laughs and Cringes Abound in Farcical Production

By Scott Clark The Nerd, The Lofte Community Theatre, Sunday October 15, 2023 In his director’s introduction, before the play began, The Lofte’s Kevin Colbert gave the audience some background about The Nerd. Set in 1979, The Nerd is the first of two major literary contributions made by playwright Larry Shue, and first premiered in…


Come Prepared To Spell & Enjoy The Show!

By Amber Nore The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, TADA Theatre, October 10, 2023, Dress Rehearsal  I was invited to be a “Guest Speller” for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee dress rehearsal at TADA Theatre. Of course, I said yes! Upon arriving to the theatre, I was promptly taken past a shiny…


Fast-action Farce is a Fun Watch!

By Sheri Berger Farce of Nature, Beatrice Community Players, Friday, September 29, 2023 A dedicated cast of nine actors take on this hilarious farce set in a lodge called “Reel ‘Em Inn” located in rural Arkansas, sometimes mistaken for Mississippi by some of the characters in this play. If you like a farce to enjoy…


Updated Sensibilities

By Lisa Steiner Sense and Sensibility, Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Thursday September 28, 2023 The Nebraska Repertory Theatre opened its 53rd Season to a full house last night with an adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility. The updated script was written by Kate Hamill, who also adapted the production of Pride & Prejudice seen at…


“Little Shop of Horrors” is Anything but Horrible

By Julia Doerr Little Shop of Horrors, Lincoln Community Playhouse, Friday September 22, 2023 The current production of Little Shop of Horrors at Lincoln Community Playhouse is a perfect lead-in to the spooky month of October.  It features the traditional staples of a musical—singing, dancing, and romance—rendered unique by its offbeat characters, satirical storyline, and macabre humor. I’d…


A Monster of a Show Brought to Life at NCP

By Sam Pynes Young Frankenstein, Nebraska Communities Playhouse, Thursday September 14, 2023, Final Dress Rehearsal  Watching this show brought back a distinct memory of a family summer cabin trip as a kid. A bunch of siblings and cousins had spent the day on the lake, and most were now bundled into sleeping bags scattered about…


Classic Whodunit Amuses and Delights

By Sheri Berger The Mousetrap, The Lofte Community Theatre, Friday September 1, 2023 Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned sleuthy Agatha Christie mystery with many red herrings? It’s a wonderful choice for this time of year, when autumn begins lovely colors and spooky stories start to emerge. I encourage you to read this article and…

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