Steampunk twist on classic puts Caravan in drive
Nebraska Theatre Caravan is heading out on the road with a production other than “A Christmas Carol.” The Omaha Community Playhouse’s take on “The Fantasticks,” with a steampunk design theme, will visit 67 cities in the first few months of 2014.
Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2013 12:00 am
When officials at the Omaha Community Playhouse looked at reviving the scaled-back Nebraska Theatre Caravan, they knew the key was finding a show they could sell to cities and towns across the country.
“The Fantasticks,” a 1960s musical, turned out to be that show — because of the Playhouse’s fresh take on it.
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