Pop Rockin’ Charity

From Billy McGuigan

Hi everyone. Billy McGuigan here. I hope everyone is at home social distancing and doing their part to keep our community safe.

As many of you know, I’ve played in hundreds of venues across the country and around the globe. From world famous opera houses to international cruise liners and everything in between. But no venue is more important to me than the Omaha Community Playhouse. It’s where I got my start as a performer, but more importantly it has been a staple of the Omaha community for almost 100 years. And right now—they need our help.

Like many organizations, OCP is being hit hard by COVID-19. They’ve had to cancel performances, youth outreach programs and more. The Omaha Community Playhouse is too important to our city. We have to help. So here’s my plan…

My newest show, Billy McGuigan’s Pop Rock Orchestra, is set to open at OCP on August 7th. Tickets just went on sale today. Visit bit.ly/OCPBillyPopRock for tickets or call the OCP Box Office at (402) 553-0800.

Once we reach 3,000 tickets sold, I will donate 100% of ticket sales back to the Omaha Community Playhouse to help them rebound from this crisis.

To help us surpass this number, I’m offering:
– Lower ticket prices (now starting at $38)
– Free upgrade to our VIP package for anyone who buys tickets before May 1. VIP package includes: Invitation to VIP pre-show sound check and a photo op on stage with me and the Pop Rock Orchestra
– Exclusive access to a Yesterday and Today presale for everyone who purchases tickets.

Plus you get to see my new show, which is going to be amazing! I really hope you’ll help me support OCP during this tough time. Tickets just went on sale today, March 31. Let’s rally to help our community, and give ourselves something to look forward to once all this social distancing is over!

I can’t wait to see you all there! -Billy McGuigan

P.S. Looking for more ways to help OCP during COVID-19? Visit bit.ly/HelpOCP

The Barn Players Present a Night of Sondheim

“SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM”

The Barn Players 61st Anniversary Musical Benefit A Once-In-A Lifetime Theatrical Experience – June 24-25-26

The Barn Players, Kansas City’s largest, oldest and most renowned community theatre, will present a special 61st Anniversary musical benefit fund raiser, presenting three performances of “SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM”, at the Barn Players, 6219 Martway in Mission, Kansas. The annual benefit raises funds for season productions, Barn Junior and Barn Kids activities and for various operational needs. The Barn Players is a 501-3-c, not-for-profit organization and benefit ticket price of $25 is 100% tax deductible.

“SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM” is a very special musical and is hailed as a “funny, affectionate and revealing tribute to musical theatre’s greatest composer Stephen Sondheim”. It contains music and lyrics written by Sondheim from nineteen of his greatest shows, his personal life and his artistic process. The play is hailed as a once-in-a lifetime theatrical experience and is truly one of the most unique productions ever presented on the Barn Players stage; the play is directed by Rick Baumgardner, with musical direction by Roberta Wilkes.

Audience members may also participate in a raffle for items ranging from services, restaurants and events, and enjoy a wine reception following each performance, all included in the ticket price which is 100% tax deductible.

WHAT: The Barn Players 61st Anniversary Musical Benefit “SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM”

WHERE: The Barn Players, 6219 Martway in Mission, KS

DATES: Friday evening, June 24th at 7:30 p.m. – doors open at 6:30

Saturday evening, June 25th at 7:30 p.m. – doors open at 6:30

Sunday afternoon matinee, June 26th at 2:00 p.m. – doors open at 1:00

TICKETS: for all performances are $25.00 each and include the play, the raffle and wine reception and are available on the theatre webpage – www.thebarnplayers.org.

Give Doug a Lift!

Doug Marr is the founder of the Circle Theatre as well as a renowned local playwright in Omaha, NE.  Doug has been in and out of the hospital for the past few months and the bills are starting to pile up.  His daughter, Emma, has created a fundraising page for him on YouCaring in an attempt to raise $9,500 in the next 60 days to help defray medical expenses.  Doug and his wife, Laura, have donated countless hours to the Omaha theatre community over the past 30 years.  Please click on the link below and help give Doug a lift.  Any little bit helps.  Thank you for your charity.

Give Doug a Lift!