The Woodsman,” Blue Barn Theatre, 1106 S. 10th St., Thursday through June 16. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 6 p.m. May 26, 2 and 6 p.m. June 2 and 9, 2 p.m. June 16. Tickets: $35 general admission, $30 seniors. Information: or 402-345-1576.

Members of the Strangemen Theatre Company in New York City premiered this play that’s based on the forgotten writings of L. Frank Baum, who created “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” With music, physical storytelling and puppets, it tells the backstory of the Tin Man. Several people from Strangemen are in Omaha to lead a group of local actors, designers and technicians in recreating the show.

Streep Tease,” SNAP Productions, B Side of Benson, 6058 Maple St., 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets: $25. Information: or 402-341-2757.

Local male actors perform their interpretations of movie scenes by Meryl Streep in this show that was conceived in Los Angeles by actor-comedian Roy Cruz.


Assassins,” Brigit St. Brigit Theatre, First Central Congregational Church, 421 S. 36th St., through Sunday. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $35 for general admission, $30 for students, seniors 65 and older and military personnel. Information:

Baskerville,” Bellevue Little Theatre, 203 West Mission Ave., Bellevue, through Sunday. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $18 for adults, $16 for seniors, $10 for students with identification. Reservations are recommended. Information: or 402-291-1554.

Men on Boats,” Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St., through May 26. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $30 for adults, $18 for students. Prices may vary by performance and seating zone. Information: or 402-553-0800.

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