Theatre Review: Lazarus Syndrome

Loyal Fairman/ The Daily Nonpareil - June 7, 2018 “Lazarus Syndrome” by Bruce Ward opened May 31 for a four-week run at SNAP! Productions at 3225 California St. in Omaha. I found this play very fascinating and had many surprises in it. The run time is 101 minutes and includes a short 10-minute intermission. [...]

By |2018-06-07T18:43:34+00:00June 7th, 2018|Production Reviews|Comments Off on Theatre Review: Lazarus Syndrome

Theatre Review: Lazarus Syndrome

Christopher Elston / Chris' Corner - June 3, 2018 Elliott Liteman is in a state of living death.  Stricken with Lazarus Syndrome (a type of survivor’s guilt which afflicts some people who are resuscitated after clinical death), Elliott doesn’t want to die, but is afraid to live.  During a horrific blizzard, his family comes [...]

By |2018-06-07T18:23:47+00:00June 7th, 2018|Production Reviews|Comments Off on Theatre Review: Lazarus Syndrome

Theatre Review: Detroit ’67

Gordon Spencer / The Reader Truth! Word! That’s what lives on the stage as SNAP Productions presents Dominque Morisseau’s Detroit ’67. Thanks to a totally believable and strong cast plus insightful direction by Noah Diaz, this play tells it like it is. Like it was. Four black Detroit people are trying to make the best of [...]

By |2017-07-12T02:59:38+00:00March 16th, 2017|Production Reviews|Comments Off on Theatre Review: Detroit ’67

Theatre Review: You’ll Feel this One ‘In The Bones’

Christopher Elston / Chris' Corner (click here to read Chris' Corner blog) A young man dies.  What are the factors that led to his death?  What are the consequences of his passing?  How do his family and loved ones cope now that he is gone?  These are the questions posed and answered in the drama, [...]

By |2016-10-26T04:24:22+00:00August 21st, 2015|Production Reviews|Comments Off on Theatre Review: You’ll Feel this One ‘In The Bones’

Theatre Review: In The Bones

Kim Carpenter / The Omaha World Herald On the surface, Cody Daigle-Orians’ “In the Bones” is about gay marriage, the war in Afghanistan and a family coping with suicide. But actually, it’s far less about the first, much more about the second and third, and ultimately about so much more than all three combined. The [...]

By |2016-10-26T04:24:22+00:00August 21st, 2015|Production Reviews|Comments Off on Theatre Review: In The Bones

Theatre Review: SNAP’s ‘Harbor’ holds interest even if pacing is a bit uneven

Bob Fischbach / The Omaha World Herald They’re living the gay dream, until a couple of visitors wake them. In SNAP Productions’ comedy “Harbor,” which opened last weekend, architect Ted (Joshua Mullady) and writer Kevin (Noah Diaz) live in oh-so-tasteful and expensive Sag Harbor on the east end of Long Island. Their 10-year relationship works [...]

By |2016-10-26T04:24:26+00:00March 12th, 2015|Production Reviews|Comments Off on Theatre Review: SNAP’s ‘Harbor’ holds interest even if pacing is a bit uneven

Theatre Review: Much to Enjoy with This Quarrelsome Clan

Bob Fischbach / The Omaha World Herald A witty script, strong production values and an exceptional performance from a leading actress are the chief reasons to catch “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” a SNAP Productions comedy. Thursday’s opener had plenty of laugh-out-loud moments delivered by director Daena Schweiger’s spirited cast. Playwright Christopher Durang’s [...]

By |2016-10-26T04:24:26+00:00November 15th, 2014|Production Reviews|Comments Off on Theatre Review: Much to Enjoy with This Quarrelsome Clan

Theatre Review: Hearts of Darkness (SNAP brings it home)

Gordon Spencer / The Reader We Are Proud to Present a Presentation, About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 is the play's full title. Reading it, you might say "Huh?" It looks kind of weird, right? Thus does playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury provoke you [...]

By |2016-10-26T04:24:27+00:00August 28th, 2014|Production Reviews|Comments Off on Theatre Review: Hearts of Darkness (SNAP brings it home)

Theatre Review: Racial intolerance packs punch in SNAP’s ‘Proud to Present’

Bob Fischbach / World Herald Staff Writer It's not easy theater - not for this cast of six strong actors, and certainly not for audiences. But a play with this year's longest title, which SNAP! Productions opened Thursday, could be the most powerful thing you'll see onstage this season. We Are Proud to Present a [...]

By |2016-10-26T04:24:27+00:00August 23rd, 2014|Production Reviews|Comments Off on Theatre Review: Racial intolerance packs punch in SNAP’s ‘Proud to Present’

Theatre Review: Moving ‘Voices’ well crafted and acted

Bob Fischbach / World Herald Staff Writer "Voices From the Closet", a collection of eight original monologues about the price gay people have historically paid for hiding - or revealing - their sexual preference, is an impressive, thought-provoking and moving evening of theater. This SNAP! Productions show, which opened last weekend for a four-weekend run, [...]

By |2014-08-28T03:29:19+00:00June 5th, 2014|Production Reviews|Comments Off on Theatre Review: Moving ‘Voices’ well crafted and acted