TRUBLU Season Members:
May 18 @10am

Single Ticket Reservations:
May 25 @10am

Embrace the Power of Storytelling

Musing: A Storytelling Series

HOME

June 14 & 15

BLUEBARN Theatre proudly presents:
Musing: A Storytelling Series: Home
Stories About Where We Come From, Where We End Up, and Where We Fit In

Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 at 7:30PM at the BLUEBARN Theatre (just added!)
Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 at 7:30PM at the BLUEBARN Theatre

” A man in search of his father… one man’s search for himself… an act of kindness takes center stage… how to build a family… an epic tussle with a barnyard turkey…”

Come hear these true stories told by the people who lived them at HOME: Stories about Where We Come From, Where We End Up, and Where We Fit In, the fourth installment of Musing: A Storytelling Series. Tuesday, June 14th or Wednesday, June 15th at 7:30 PM at the BLUEBARN Theatre.

Featuring true stories as remembered by Dennis Collins, Amy Becker, Jim Milroy, Alanna Reeves, and Tina Bakehouse

Tickets are free. Reservations recommended. Due to limited capacity and anticipated interest in this presentation, we respectively ask that you release any unused tickets in advance of Musing.

A recording of this event will be available at a later date.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS
Masks will be required for Musing.

Embrace the wild west

Beaufield Berry's Buffalo Women *CANCELED*

Regional Premiere
BLUEBARN is proud to announce the Regional-Premiere of Beaufield Berry’s Buffalo Women: A New Black Cowgirl Musical Dramedy.
Hot off the saddle, this trailblazing new musical is our final show of the season. The first Juneteenth. New lives and new freedoms. True grit and good trouble.
From the playwright who brought us 2019’s ground breaking original production Red Summer, comes a tale of hidden figures leading extraordinary lives on the frontier in 1865.
Don’t miss this gunslinging, toe-tapping, wild west adventure. Featuring Brandi Smith, TammyRa’, Jorden Brooks, Breanna Carodine, and Tiffany White-Welchen.
Buffalo Women is directed by Echelle Childers with music direction by Justin Payne.
 

Sponsored By:

     

Dr. Devin Fox & Rob Block
Whitmore Charitable Trust
Radical Hospitality Sponsor:
Bruce Reneaud & Kerry Dobson

 

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Mask requirements will be determined on a show-by-show basis. Masks are required for Beaufield Berry’s Buffalo Women.

Previous Shows

Embrace madness and love

King Lear

By William Shakespeare

Virtual Performance Available to Stream On Demand starting April 15

March 24 – April 16, 2022
Thu-Sat at 7:30pm, Sun April 3 at 2pm, Sun April 10 at 6pm

BLUEBARN takes on Shakespeare’s most intimate embrace of heights and depths of human experience with King Lear. When an aging monarch Lear decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, chaos reigns, madness is ascendant, and love’s labours come to nothing.

About the production:

Featuring Thomas Becker, Thomas Gjere, Delaney Jackson, Ryan Kathman, Melissa King, Matthew Kischer, Ashley Kobza, Mike Leaman, Josh Peyton, Paul Shaw, Brent Spencer, Shane Staiger, Michael Trutna, and Fred Vogel.

Directed by Jill Anderson. Dramaturgy by D. Scott Glasser. Costumes by Jill Anderson and Katherine Neary. Set and Lighting by Steven Williams. Fight Choreography by Terry Doughman. Special Effects/Fight Assist by Wes Clowers. Composer Vince Krysl. Scenic Arts by Craig Lee.

Sponsored By

James and Susan Tracy Charitable Foundation
Dr. Bill Hutson

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Mask requirements will be determined on a show-by-show basis. Masks are required for King Lear.

SOLD OUT.

A virtual offering will be available beginning April 20.

Embrace the Power of Storytelling

Musing: A Storytelling Series

Life and Death SOLD OUT

April 13

BLUEBARN Theatre proudly presents:
Musing: A Storytelling Series: Life & Death
Stories about Starts and Stops, Beginnings and Endings, Renewal and Letting Go

Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 at 7:30PM at the BLUEBARN Theatre

While raising hermit crabs, a young woman realizes the complexities of love and forgiveness… a boy confronts death in his own front yard… an insect inspires a human metamorphosis… a father’s watch offers a glimpse into the many facets of time… a priceless friendship, a tragic accident, and the possibilities of life… While navigating the waters of coming out, a woman learns that family connections last longer than lifetimes

Please join us Wednesday, April 13th at 7:30pm when Musing: A Storytelling Series explores Life and Death: Stories about Starts and Stops, Beginnings and Endings, Renewal and Letting Go.

Featuring true stories as remembered by Angela Fernandez, Brenna McCune, Jeff Koterba, Maureen Mangan, Ralph Kellogg, and Tom Becka

Tickets are free. Reservations recommended. Due to limited capacity and anticipated interest in this presentation, we respectively ask that you release any unused tickets in advance of Musing.

A recording of this event will be available at a later date.

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS
Masks will be required for Musing.

Embrace the Power of Storytelling

Musing: A Storytelling Series

It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time

January 19

Musing: A Storytelling Series is going virtual! With the current community transmission rates of Covid-19 and the stresses being placed on our healthcare workers and educators, we recognize that now is not the best time for large, in-person gatherings. While we’ll miss seeing you all in person on January 19th, our livestream presentation of It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time will bring four fabulous storytellers into your homes for a safe and intimate evening of true stories, told by the people who lived them.

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita an April Fool’s prank goes awry… A dream trip to Mexico becomes a nightmare… A woman learns what love looks like beyond “happily ever after.”

Hear these true stories as told by the people who lived them at It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time, presented by Musing: A Storytelling Series.

Featuring storytellers Drew Dillon, Frankie MacGregor, and Melissa Chapman.

Embrace Explosive laughter

A Very
DIE HARD
Christmas

by Jeff Schell & The Habit

Nov 26th – Dec 19th

In-Person Tickets Sold Out! Pay-What-You-Wish streaming available, with all proceeds benefitting the Artists’ Fund!

The Best. Holiday Show. Ever. Based on the Best. Christmas. Movie. Of All Time. Is. Back! Join us once again at Nakatomi Plaza! It’s John McClane versus Hans Gruber with Christmas itself on the line!
Grab your Twinkies, your cocaine, and your favorite explosive device for our star-studded remount of A Very Die Hard Christmas…

About the production:

A Very Die Hard Christmas features Hughston Walkinshaw, Katie Becker-Colón, Theresa Sindelar, Josh Peyton, Jonathan Purcell, Ronnie Shelley-Perez, Diane Watson, Raydell Cordell III, Bill Grennan, Todd Brooks, Kerron Stark, Don Harris, Therese Rennels, J.J. Davis, and Wai Yim.

Directed by Susan Clement. Dramaturgy by Barry Carman. Sound Design by Bill Kirby. Properties by Amy Reiner. Set Design by Bob Donlan. Lighting Design by Josh Mullady. Costume Design by Jenny Pool. Choreography by Melanie Walters. Fight Direction by Ezra Colón

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

COVID vaccination is required to attend any show at the BLUEBARN Theatre. You will be asked to show your vaccination card at the box office when you check in. Masks will be required for A Very Die Hard Christmas.

— Sponsors —
Vernie and Carter Jones

TruBLU Memberships

Season 33 Memberships available now


Serving our Community

BLUEBARN Theatre offers a number of special discounts and programs aimed at ensuring that our boundary-breaking, enriching productions are always affordable.

TruBlu Memberships

TRUBLU Season Membership sales for 2021/2022 are now closed.

BLUCrew Memberships (35 or under)

*Due to the pandemic, and changing best guidance on capacity, BluCrew tickets will be available less often, and on shorter notice, this season*

Are you 35 or under? You can sign up for our BLUCrew memberships for FREE! You’ll get discount tickets for the whole season with no upfront cost.  These special memberships are open to ANYONE  under 35 years old. BLUEBARN is committed to making sure our theater remains accessible and affordable for young audiences and students.     

BLUCrew members will have access to Hot Ticket pricing ($20) for most Thursday and Sunday shows at the BLUEBARN through the box office, for themselves and a guest.  (Wednesdays only for A Very Die Hard Christmas) Members will also receive special offers throughout the season.

To join, simply e-mail your name, age, email, and address to qdowling@bluebarn.org

As a BLUCrew member, you’ll receive emails prior to the run of every show confirming the dates your tickets will be available. To reserve and purchase your tickets simply call the box office at (402) 345-1576.

Tickets subject to availability.

Hot Tickets

Because we know you don’t always know you want to see a show until you do. Because we’d hate for you to miss out because you didn’t think you could get tickets last minute. Because we want to make sure we provide as many low-cost opportunities to experience live theatre as possible.

BLUEBARN offers rush tickets for any unsold seat at every performance for only $20.

Hot Tickets are available in person at the box office on a first-come, first-serve basis starting 45 minutes before showtime. Limit of two tickets per person.

If you’re willing to take a bit of a risk, you could just find yourself seeing great theatre at a great price.

Hot Tickets are not available for the final weekend of any performance run. Exceptions are rare, but Hot Tickets may not be available for other certain VIP performances and special engagements. Tickets are subject to availability.  We regularly post about sold-out shows on Facebook, and also recommend checking in with the box office on Hot Tickets availability for a particular show (402)345-1576.

Nebraska Educators

*Due to the pandemic, single ticket sales this season may be extremely limited. When these seats are available, the educator discount still applies. BLUEBARN is also offering Nebraska Educators a special TruBLU season membership rate of $125.*

In recognition of your service to the public welfare and efforts to expand the hearts and minds of your students, BLUEBARN Theatre is proud to offer all Nebraska public and private school educators at every level a $5.00 discount on any ticket, any time. Discounted tickets are available through the box office by phone or in person. Simply identify yourself as an educator and state your affiliation when ordering.

Present your school ID at will call.  Limit 2 per order. Subject to availability. 

Military Personnel

*Due to the pandemic, single ticket sales this season may be extremely limited. When these seats are available, the military discount still applies. BLUEBARN is also offering servicemembers and veterans a special TruBLU season membership rate of $125.*


BLUEBARN has a long-standing commitment to the military personnel in our community. We honor your service and welcome you to our theatre.

BLUEBARN offers a $5.00 discount for U.S. Military Personnel, as well as veterans. When you call or visit our box office simply identify yourself as military or a veteran. You may purchase up to 4 discounted tickets.

Presenting your ID at will call is encouraged but not required. Tickets are subject to availability.



Blue Star Theatres is a program of Blue Star Families and Theatre Communications Group

Healthcare Workers

In recognition of your essential work in these extraordinary times, BLUEBARN is offering all healthcare workers a special TruBLU season membership rate of $125.* Though single ticket sales may be extremely limited this season, when they are available health care workers will also receive $5 off any single ticket by calling our box office.

Group Sales (10+ people)

Bring the whole flock!

The BLUEBARN Theatre is the perfect spot for office excursions, singles mixers, family get-togethers, nights on the town, club outings, class trips and more. Begin your group tradition today!

Groups of 10 people or more receive a $5.00 discount on regular ticket price. To make the most of your group outing contact our Box Office Manager, Quinn Dowling at qdowling@bluebarn.org .

Most BLUEBARN productions have audience engagement events that may include guest speakers, panels, and discussions that might enhance your group’s experience. Ask us about renting the lobby for exclusive pre-show mixers or post-show receptions for your group. Group buy-outs and exclusive performances may also be available.

Group pricing is available through the box office or in person only. In addition, Group Discounts cannot be combined with any other offer.

The BLUEBARN Theatre is ADA compliant and committed to meeting your access and mobility needs. We offer special seating, audio enhancement, and large print programs among other accommodations. Audio description service and ASL interpretation is also available upon request. Please let us know how best to serve you when making your reservation.

For ticket reservations
Contact us at 402-345-1576 ext 0 during Box Office hours:
10:00am–4:00pm, Monday–Friday. Office closed Saturday–Sunday.

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