GPTC to Present Regional Premiere of ‘Goose’

Omaha, NE. — Great Plains Theatre Commons (GPTC) will premiere GOOSE Friday, November 18th at 7:30pm; Saturday, November 19th at 7:30pm and Sunday, November 20th at 6:00pm at the new Yates Illuminates community center, 3260 Davenport St. The long anticipated grand opening of the building is set for December 2022 – Goose will allow audience to preview the newly completed auditorium.

Tickets are available for free here. This play will run approximately 80 minutes and is recommended for ages 10+. GPTC is pleased to welcome playwright Michael Yichao back Omaha to share his heartwarming coming-of-age story that includes a magical, interstellar Goose.

“We fell in love with GOOSE when it was a PlayLab at the GPTC New Play Conference back in 2014, and we are excited to have TammyRa’, and the talented cast and crew, bring the play to life at our new home for community programming, the Yates Illuminates community center. This will be the inaugural event at Yates Illuminates, and we are honored to be a part of that.” said GPTC Director, Kevin Lawler.

Goose follows the story of Dallin, a 13-year-old on his birthday where nothing is quite as he expected, and no one shows up to his birthday party. In act two, he returns home as an adult, after a long time away, now with his own 13-year-old daughter. As he confronts challenges and his ever-evolving relationships with his family and himself, an unexpected old friend appears to take him on a journey through time and space.

The cast features Darryl Brown, Jr.Artie Shaw and Aniyah Skanes (bios can be found below). Scenic/Lighting/Sound Design by Kevin Lawler. Costume Design by Jill Anderson. Props Design by Savannah Savick. Audio Engineer is Craig Marsh/Pink Giraffe. Stage Manager is Nicholas A. Jansen. Poster design by @qmetalc. Goose mask design by Lola Fox, Hunting Faeries. Goose wing design by Macwings, made in and shipped from Uzhhorod, Ukraine.

All Great Plains Theatre Commons events are free and open to the public. Visit to learn more or email A handful of tickets are held back for walkups at each performance. All performance venues are ADA compliant for accessibility. For any accessibility questions or needs please contact Quinn at  

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