Nebraska Shakespeare

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Mary Ann Bamber
Main Address:
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
Shakespeare On The Green
411-1/2 N Elmwood Rd
omaha, NE 68132

Shakespeare on the Green: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Shakespeare On The Green is a three-week celebration of Shakespeare that includes two plays that run in repertory, nightly forums, and activities for all ages. Performances have earned national recognition for consistently high-quality productions set in beautiful Young park and performed for enthusiastic audiences.

Shakespeare in Love – June 25 – 28th and July 9th & 11th
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – July 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 8th, 10th & 12th

University of Nebraska at Omaha – Young Park
411 ½ North Elmwood Road
Omaha, NE 68132

Available on UNO’s campus.

Nebraska Shakespeare strives to make its facility and performances accessible to all patrons.

Admission free events!

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Dinner on the Green
Join our variety of vendors to enjoy food, beverages and conversation on the Green!

Information Booth
Become a Member, learn more about Nebraska Shakespeare, or enter in a raffle to win great prizes such as Handmade Quilts generously donated by the Omaha Quilters Guild and their Helping Hands Committee and a trip for two to Chicago.

Mayflower Mobile Art Gallery (#MaMoGallery)
BFF, formerly known as Benson First Friday's, unique mobile gallery is created from re-purposed semi-trailer. Come check out work by local visual artists prior to the performance!

Scholars Forum
Meet the artists and scholars who create our summer productions at Scholars Forums, held nightly.
Head to the Shakesperience area for interactive activities for kids and kids at heart. Dress up in costumes, battle in a sword fight and more in this interactive space you won’t want to miss.
Souvenir Booth
Get your Shakes gear including t-shirts and other favorite items.

Shakespeare On The Page; Winning Sonnets
Hear the winning sonnets from the annual Anne Dittrick Sonnet Writing Contest!

Opening Band
Listen to the sounds of local and national musical artists as they take the main stage to perform.

The Shakespeare Rundown!
Join us for a synopsis by members of the Nebraska Shakespeare acting company - in five minutes or less! All the key points and need-to-know information about the characters and locations performed at break-neck speed. Hear from our celebrity emcee as we prepare to kick-off the nights entertainment.

Start of the 2-hour performance!

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University of Nebraska at Omaha – Young Park
411 ½ North Elmwood Road
Omaha, NE 68132
United States


Thursday, July 2, 2020 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm