BLUEBARN Theatre’s guiding principals are to provoke thought, emotion, action, and change through theatre. Over the past week, both nationally and locally, we have been tragically reminded why those principals are so essential. In his seminal 1996 speech ‘The Ground on Which I Stand’, August Wilson said “I believe in the American theatre. I believe in its power to inform about the human condition, I believe in its power to heal, ‘to hold the mirror as ’twere up to nature,’ to the truths we uncover, to the truths we wrestle from uncertain and sometimes unyielding realities.” As we face the unyielding realities of injustice, racism, violence, brutality, and murder, BLUEBARN is committed to making sure all people have a voice on our stage, to uncovering the truths that bind us together, and to facilitating action, change, and healing.

#BlackLivesMatter

Red Summer Script

In September of 2019, BLUEBARN produced Red Summer, a new work by Omaha playwright Beaufield Berry.  

“When I wrote Red Summer last year, I delved into a world of job shortages, incendiary headlines, corrupt governments both national and local, weaponized white woman tears, nationwide race riots, Black PTSD and mental health and an unprosecuted lynching in downtown Omaha. It was set in 1919.” 

PDFBeaufield has graciously allowed us to share her script with you. 

#jamesscurlock #willbrown #blacklivesmatter

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Stage Your Next Event Here

The BLUEBARN Theatre is one of “The Best Things America Built in 2016” and is the perfect environment to host your next private, community, or corporate event.   Learn more…

Outdoor covered patio
Unique stage for presentations
BlueBarn's stage can be quite unique for presentations (90 seats)

We’ve played host to seminars, retreats, book-signings, weddings, and receptions…: to say nothing of our indelible theatre productions.

If you are looking for that rare and wonderful venue for your special event, the BLUEBARN would be honored to have you as our guests.

Blu News:

The Best Things America Built in 2016

Slate Magazine has published a list of “The Best Things America Built in 2016” and the BLUEBARN Theatre made eighth on the list! We’re right alongside the new Smithsonian building and several other fantastic creations.

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The BLUEBARN Theatre is wheelchair accessible. If you require assistance, let us know when you make your reservation so that we may be able to adequately assist you.

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Contact us at 402-345-1576 ext 3 during Box Office hours:
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