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The History of Screamers

The Screamers concept was conceived by Kevin Witcher, a long-time veteran of the music and entertainment industry. Both the name and the concept is a tribute to The Scarlet and Cream Singers (University of Nebraska’s show choir, of which Kevin was a member) and its founding musical director Ray Miller. Ray created the group in 1972 to be the “ambassadors” of the university’s alumni association.

The Scarlet and Cream Singers would go on for the next 35 years performing across the U.S. and abroad before disbanding in 2008. Although Ray Miller had retired from directing the group, he continued to be a mentor until his death in 2012.  Scarlet and Cream will honor Ray’s legacy and the lives he touched throughout his career by continuing his work of cultivating local talent, giving them a place to learn and grow.

Screamers Dining and Cabaret offers a dining and entertainment experience like no other in Nebraska or the Midwest at large.

Situated in the historic Haymarket district of Lincoln, Nebraska, Screamers Dining and Cabaret offers classic American cuisine while providing live musical performances featuring the restaurant staff comprised of the hottest up-and-coming local talent.

The Details 

  1. Live Musical Performances: Screamers Dining and Cabaret features nightly live musical performances provided by the staff, which is made up of Lincoln’s finest vocalists.  You can expect the environment to be lively, fun and family friendly.
  2. Classic Cuisine: Our menu features a variety of high-quality fare including steaks, burgers, pasta, and seafood.  The menu has vegan and vegetarian dishes. The restaurant also features premium local craft beers and wines.
  3. Quality Service: Screamers Dining and Cabaret provides unparalleled customer service with an expert staff trained to exceed all guest’s expectations.
  4. Musical Training: Under the tutelage of the management staff, Screamers Dining and Cabaret strives to provide a space for the most talented young artists to learn, grow and cultivate their musical theater talents right here in Lincoln, NE.