Do Not Go Gentle,” Circle Theatre, Hanscom Park United Methodist Church, 4444 Frances St., Friday through June 15. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets: $20 adults, $15 seniors, military personnel and Theatre Arts Guild members, $12 children and students. Information: or 402-553-4715.

After Grandma Lillian dies, her family gathers at her home to sort through items for an estate sale. In the process, they learn things about her and about themselves in this play by Suzan Zeder. Kat Cover directs.

Matilda the Musical,” Rose Theater, 2001 Farnam St., Friday through June 30. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets: $27 main floor, $22 balcony. Reservations are required and tickets are limited. Information: or 402-345-4849.

Five-year-old Matilda loves to read and has special talents. Her parents, the Wormwoods, don’t appreciate her precocious nature and see her mostly as an obstacle. She realizes that she must take charge of her own future, and helps her teacher as well. The Tony Award-winning musical was adapted by Dennis Kelly from a book by children’s author Roald Dahl. Tim Minchin wrote the music. Matthew Gutschick is director.


“All’s Well That Ends Well,” Nebraska Shakespeare, opens June 20. Information:

“Hamlet,” Nebraska Shakespeare, opens June 27. Information:


My Fair Lady,” Chanticleer Theater, 830 Franklin Ave., Council Bluffs, through Sunday. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $20 adults, $16 seniors 60 and older, $10 children and students. Information: or 712-323-9955.

Ragtime,” Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St., through June 30. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: Vary by performance and seating zone, starting at $32. Information: or 402-553-0800.

The Woodsman,” Blue Barn Theatre, 1106 S. 10th St., through June 16. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 and 6 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. June 16. Tickets: $35 general admission, $30 seniors. Information: or 402-345-1576.

The Voice of the Prairie,” Lofte Community Theatre, Manley, Nebraska, through Sunday. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $22 reserved seating. Information: or 402-234-2553.

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