Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Miracle On Farnam - Door #3


In the third month of Shakespeare
my true love gave to me
Three Separate Subplots

The 28th annual season of Shakespeare On The Green will open with The Tempest; the magic filled story of the sorcerer, Prospero’s struggle to regain his throne. At the same time:
Caliban, enslaved by Prospero, is recruiting others to help overthrow the sorcerer. 
Prospero works to romantically ensnare Ferdinand for his daughter, Miranda. 
And Sebastian yearns to become king by conspiring with Antonio to kill Alonso and Gonzalo.
The 28th annual Shakespeare On The Green runs June 19th through July 6th, 2014 in beautiful Elmwood Park.

Check out our window throughout December to see what each door holds and be sure to VOTE for your favorite window. And click HERE to learn more about the Nebraska Shakespeare Miracle On Farnam Doors.

The most miraculous display, determined by your votes, will earn a $3000 donation courtesy of the Alan and Marcia Baer Foundation, a philanthropic endeavor that generously supports various charities, including Nebraska arts and educational agencies.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Miracle On Farnam - Door #2


In the second month of Shakespeare
my true love gave to me
Two Minute Shakespeare!

This year saw the return of Two Minute Shakespeare, a chance to see your favorite Shakespearean masterpieces performed in 120 seconds or less. In this hilarious, fast-paced program, actors take plays suggested by the audience to perform in under two minutes...or suffer the consequence.



Check out our window throughout November and December to see what each door holds and be sure to VOTE for your favorite window.  And click HERE to learn more about the Nebraska Shakespeare Miracle On Farnam Doors.

The most miraculous display, determined by your votes, will earn a $3000 donation courtesy of the Alan and Marcia Baer Foundation, a philanthropic endeavor that generously supports various charities, including Nebraska arts and educational agencies.



Saturday, November 23, 2013

Miracle On Farnam - Door #1


In the first month of Shakespeare
my true love gave to me
Some dogs dressed up in people clothes!

Along with two plays, Shakespeare On The Green is also the site for Will’s Best Friend Contest. With categories such as best Shakespearean costume, most personality, and best behaved, it's a great chance to show off your best animal friend.  

The 2014 Will's Best Friend Contest will take place on Sunday, June 22nd


Check out our window throughout November and December to see what each door holds and be sure to VOTE for your favorite window.  And click HERE to learn more about the Nebraska Shakespeare Miracle On Farnam Doors.

The most miraculous display, determined by your votes, will earn a $3000 donation courtesy of the Alan and Marcia Baer Foundation, a philanthropic endeavor that generously supports various charities, including Nebraska arts and educational agencies.

Miracle On Farnam Kicks Off Today!


All along Farnam Street, Omaha’s creative non-profits are showcasing their artistry and imagination by transforming ordinary window spaces into holiday miracles. Nebraska Shakespeare is proud to be part of the festivities.


THEME: The Twelve Months of Shakespeare: 
The Gift That Keeps Giving - All Year Round 

Celebrating its 27th year, Nebraska Shakespeare offers productions and programming designed to meet the needs of our diverse community. Inspired by the familiar tune, The Twelve Days of Christmas, we invite you to check our window often to see a new door open and a new lyric to our Twelve Months of Shakespeare until all doors have been opened, revealing the year-round activities brought to you by Nebraska Shakespeare.

The first and twelfth door opening will be accompanied by the sounds of Madrigali et al. singing live.

Check out our window throughout November and December to see what each door holds and be sure to VOTE for your favorite window.

The most miraculous display, determined by your votes, will earn a $3000 donation courtesy of the Alan and Marcia Baer Foundation, a philanthropic endeavor that generously supports various charities, including Nebraska arts and educational agencies.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Join us for Miracle On Farnam!

Nebraska Shakespeare is excited to take part this year in Miracle On Farnam.

All along Farnam Street, Omaha’s creative non-profits will showcase their artistry and imagination by transforming ordinary window space into holiday miracles. The most miraculous display, determined by a public vote, will earn a $3000 donation courtesy of the Alan and Marcia Baer Foundation, a philanthropic endeavor that generously supports various charities, including Nebraska arts and educational agencies.

Miracle on Farnam is set to begin on Saturday, November 23rd with the unveiling of the window displays and a family fun day beginning at 2p.m. and the perennial debut of Midtown Crossing’s holiday lights will begin at dusk. The displays will then be available for viewing every day from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. through New Year’s Day. It’s all free to the public and includes three hours of garage parking.

Come check out our window and be sure to
VOTE for Nebraska Shakespeare!