She Rocks,” Omaha Community Playhouse Howard Drew Theatre, 6915 Cass St., Thursday through June 30. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $30, may vary by performance. Information: or 402-553-0800.

Tara Vaughan pays homage to women in pop music from the 1960s through the 1980s. Vaughan is a singer, songwriter and pianist who has independently released three albums and performs with Omaha entertainer Billy McGuigan.

West Side Story,” Omaha South High School, 4519 S. 24th St., Friday through June 22. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 2 p.m. June 22. Tickets: $20. Information:

Students from South are collaborating with people from the local theater community on their third joint summer musical (the first two were “In the Heights” and “Once on This Island”). The story is a retelling of “Romeo and Juliet” set on the streets of New York in the 1950s. Michal Simpson is director.


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

“Seussical the Musical,” Elkhorn Community Theatre, opens June 20. Information:

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


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

Matilda the Musical,” Rose Theater, 2001 Farnam St., 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.

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., 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $35 general admission, $30 seniors. Information: or 402-345-1576.

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