My Ántonia by Illusion Theater
Red Cloud Opera House
413 North Webster Street
Red Cloud, NE 68970
My Ántonia, Willa Cather’s seminal novel of immigration on the prairie, comes to life on the RCOH stage in an award-winning theatrical adaptation by Illusion Theater. The timeless saga is told by narrator Jim Burden upon his return to Nebraska to see Ántonia Shimerda, a Bohemian immigrant girl who shaped his understanding of people and life. Theater-goers will experience firsthand Cather’s tale of the people and land of the Great Plains. This tour is co-presented by the Willa Cather Foundation and Arts Across Nebraska in an ongoing celebration of the century-mark of the novel’s publication.
Tickets: $15 in advance/$20 day of show