CASTING CALL. Michele Wolford.
Every November, the Omaha Playhouse performs A Christmas Carol to sellout crowds. But what the audience doesn’t see are the awkward, funny, strange and inspiring moments that happen long before the curtain opens.
KICKSTARTING A CAREER. Gavin Felix.
After straining his vocal cords, Philip Zach never thought he’d sing again. He toured the world, then sat in silence. Now as his voice heals, he puts the final touches on a musical journey fueled in part by Kickstarter.
NUNS AT WORK. Kay Hall.
Meet a group of women who face tough issues head-on. The Notre Dame Sisters of Omaha have made social justice their mission for 100 years. Their only goal is to keep on giving—and to have a little fun while doing it.
KOLACHE QUEEN. Sue Maryott.
In the town of Morse Bluff lives royalty. In fact, some call her the queen—the Kolache Queen. Nadine Racek has baked as many as 1500 kolaches in one order and at age 84 it doesn’t look like she’ll stop any time soon.