Archive: 06/2011

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Flatwater Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream"
Tours the city of Lincoln June 30 – July 10

Mike Lee as Puck, photo by John Nollendorfs

After "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" closes at the Lincoln Community Foundation Garden on June 26, the Flatwater Shakespeare Company will take the show on tour to parks and other outdoor locations around Lincoln. It will play at 7:00 p.m. will be offered free of charge. Freewill donations will be accepted.

The tour has been organized by the show’s properties master, Dustin Witte, and movement director, Daniel Kubert, with the help of Dave Bomberger of Lincoln Parks. This touring version will feature the entire cast of the Gardens production, directed by Bob Hall, and abridged for a 120-minute running time without intermission. Audience members should bring lawn chairs, cushions, or blankets to sit on. Free ice cream will be provided by Ivanna Cone, 701 P Street.

The schedule of performances, Thursdays through Sundays, 7 p.m.:

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Red Hamlet

Red Hamlet at Lincoln Community Playhouse

Catch the Preview of Red Hamlet by the Red Theater Collectives of Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska before they take their original script, Red Hamlet, to the Minneapolis Fringe Festival. Red Hamlet reawakens Shakespeare’s greatest work through a Futurist aesthetic combining dynamic images and sound, dramatic shifts in style and tone, and personal expression to surprise and energize.

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Lincoln Municipal Band Concert "Salute to Veterans"

The Lincoln Municipal Band will honor those individuals who have served in our nation's armed services. This annual program will feature selections specific to each brand of the armed forces, as well as music representative of and dedicated to military service. This concert will take place at the John Shildneck Bandshell in Antelope Park, Lincoln.

Conductor: Bob Krueger
Soloist: Deborah Bouffard
Trumpet, announcer: Don Gill

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Lincoln Municipal Band Concert "Sunday Night at the Movies"

This concert will feature the music written for or inspired by motion pictures. This concert will take place at the John Shildneck Bandshell in Antelope Park, Lincoln.

Conductor: Tony Falcone
Soloist: Lorrie Beadell
Vocalist, announcer: Don Gill

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Lincoln Municipal Band Concert "March Madness"

The Lincoln Municipal Band celebrates the American March form by featuring marches from iconic march composers and bandleaders. The concert will take place at the John Shildneck Bandshell in Antelope Park, Lincoln.

Conductor: Bob Krueger
Soloist: Dean Haist
Trumpet, announcer: Don Gill

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In 2009 the Lincoln Arts Council received a generous gift from the estate of Ken Good, a portion of which was used to redevelop our website and establish an endowment. We offer our heart-felt thanks to Kenneth J. Good for his generosity and vision for a beautiful future.


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