Circle Theatre

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Fran Sillau
Main Address:
8211 Manderson Circle
Omaha, NE 68134
Theatre at Hanscom Park United Methodist Church
4444 Frances St
Omaha, NE 68105

"Do Not Go Gentle" Show


June 7-15, 2019
Fridays and Saturdays @ 7:00 pm

Adults/Seniors/College Students $15 | Students $12
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Lillian Boedecker Barron is 84 years old, vibrant, funny, wise, and recently deceased! During her lifetime, Lillian shared a special, long-distance bond with her granddaughter, Kelly, and suffered an estrangement from her son Windsor, a Colonel in the Air Force, as he moved his family from base to base all over the world. After her death, Lillian discovers that she cannot “move on” until the rifts are somehow mended. Windsor and Kelly come from overseas to settle Lillian’s affairs and are aghast to discover that the walls of her house have been painted with wild, sometimes humorous, sometimes horrific murals and drawings. As they unravel secrets of the paintings, the two make astonishing discoveries about themselves and a special relationship between Lillian and a neighborhood child. This powerful, poignant play explores the wonder of words and the transformative power of art as it offers humor and hope to anyone who is, or has ever been, a grandparent, parent, or a child.
By Suzan Zeder

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4444 Frances St
Omaha, NE 68105
United States


Friday, June 7, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm