BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Omaha in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Q&A with Blue Man Group's Kalen Allmandinger


Q&A with Blue Man Group's Kalen Allmandinger... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

The Fantasticks Open At The Omaha Community Playhouse 2/10-3/18


The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) will present The Fantasticks Feb. 10-March 18, 2012.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

CATS to Play at the Orpheum Theater, 2/17-19


CATS returns to the Orpheum Theater Friday, February 17 through Sunday, February 19 for five performances. CATS is being presented by Omaha Performing Arts and Broadway Across America.... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Ohama Playhouse Announces ALTAR BOYZ for 3/2


ALTAR BOYZ will open on March 2, 2012 at the Omaha Community Playhouse.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

ROCK OF AGES Comes to Omaha, 3/6-11


In 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small-town girl met a big-city dreamer - and in L.A.'s most legendary rock club, they fell in love to the greatest songs of the '80s. It's ROCK OF AGES, presented by Oma... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Q&A w/ ROCK OF AGES' Phil Peterson


ROCK OF AGES is a hilarious, feel-good love story told through the hit songs of iconic rockers Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Foreigner, Pat Benatar, Whitesnake and many more. This five-time Tony-nom... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Omaha Community Playhouse 2012-2013 Season to Include LEGALLY BLONDE, WIZARD OF OZ and more


The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) is announcing the 2012-13 season. 'FIND YOUR STAGE' is the new tagline and programming approach used to describe the upcoming season.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

BlueBarn Theatre to Present SPRING AWAKENING, 5/11-6/17


The Blue Barn Theatre presents SPRING AWAKENING for its regional debut for a month-long engagement. The production is scheduled to perform Thursdays through Sundays from May 11 through June 17th. For ... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Omaha Performing Arts Announces 2012-2013 Season Lineup: Joan Rivers, SHREK and More


Blockbuster Broadway hits, critically acclaimed dance companies, family-friendly entertainment, comedians and world-class musicians are among Omaha Performing Arts' 2012-2013 Season lineup. With five ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Omaha Performing Arts Center Presents Billy Elliot, Savion Glover, & More Dance, Broadway, and Concert Shows 2012-2013


Omaha Performing Arts recently announced its 2012/2013 Season, which includes Blockbuster Broadway hits, critically acclaimed dance companies, family-friendly entertainment, comedians and world-class ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Omaha Community Playhouse Presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Opening 4/27


The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) will present A Streetcar Named Desire April 27-May 27, 2012.... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

CHICAGO, PETER PAN, AMERICAN IDIOT and More Highlight Lied Center's 2012-13 Season


The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has announced its 23nd season of world-class performing artists. The 2012-13 season includes 52 performances of 36 shows from ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

HAIRSPRAY Plays Omaha Community Playhouse, 5/25-6/24


The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) will present Hairspray May 25-June 24, 2012.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Omaha Gears Up for a Summer of Amazing Theatre


The summer theatre season is upon us, and BroadwayWorld in Omaha has the scoop on some of this summers no-to-be-missed productions.... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: SPRING AWAKENING Plays the Blue Barn Theatre


The BlueBarn Theatre presented SPRING AWAKENING for its regional debut for a month-long engagement. The cast was comprised solely of young local actors and singers. We have the production photos of th... (read more...)

SEUSSICAL: THE MUSICAL Plays The Rose Theater, Now thru 6/17


In Seussical: The Musical, playing tonight, June 1 through June 17 at The Rose Theater, Horton the elephant attempts to save JoJo and the Whos and protect Mayzie La Bird's egg, in this production of t... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Omaha Performing Arts Presents Cox Music & Movies, Beginning 6/23


Omaha Performing Arts presents Cox Music & Movies, featuring The Karate Kid and the retro pop ukulele sounds of Omaha band All Young Girls Are Machine Guns. This summer's first free Cox Music & Movies... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Omaha Community Playhouse Hosts Auditions for LEGALLY BLONDE, 7/9 & 7/10


Omaha Community Playhouse to hold auditions for the 2012-2013 season opener, Legally Blonde.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Shelterbelt Theatre Hosts Instant Theatre Boot Camp, 7/28-8/5


The insanity and fun of writing, rehearsing and performing original new scripts in an impossibly short period returns with Instant Theatre Boot Camp at the Shelterbelt Theatre. It all starts the weeke... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

AMP Announces Concert Season-Including DARREL SCOTT, HARD ROAD, 8/4-9/23 TRIO And More!


August is just around the corner, so we figured we'd let you know what we had in the works. We start with a CD release party with the Las Cruces-based Hard Road Trio. Their new CD was recorded in and ... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY - A Dysfunctional (Wonderful) Evening at Omaha Community Playhouse


August: Osage County, the 2008 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning play has taken over the Omaha Community Playhouse. Thursday evening, I went to see this play for the first time and I was not reall... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Omaha Community Playhouse Presents LEGALLY BLONDE, 9/14-10/14


The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) will present Legally Blonde Sept. 14-Oct.14, 2012.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Matthew Gutschick Appointed Omaha Theater Company's New Artistic Director


The board of directors of The Rose Theater has announced the appointment of Matthew Gutschick as Artistic Director of the Omaha Theater Company. Gutschick will take the reigns at the theater on Septem... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

MADELINE'S CHRISTMAS Comes to The Rose Theater, 11/23-12/16


Pack your bags and grab a beret when The Rose Theater takes audiences away to Paris in Madeline's Christmas, Nov. 23 - Dec. 16, 2012. Kids age four and older will be drawn into this charming musical f... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

The Rose Theatre Reveals THE BORROWERS, 10/19 - 11/04


See the universe as never before, in The Rose Theater's production, THE BORROWERS, running October 19th through November 4th.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Shelterskelter 17 Pays Homage to Edgar Allan Poe at Shelterbelt, 10/4-27


The 20th season for the Shelterbelt begins with Shelterskelter 17! This year Shelterskelter returns with an homage to the great Edgar Allan Poe - scripts inspired by the works of Poe, in addition to o... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: First Look at Omaha Community Playhouse's BOOM


Omaha Community Playhouse releases promotional pictures from their upcoming production of boom, running from October 19th to November 18th. Check the photos out inside!... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: BOOM - A Fun Evening of Theatre at Omaha Community Playhouse


As the end of the world approaches, a graduate student takes the preservation of the human race into his own hands through a personal ad. Disaster strikes, food is running out, the lab-turned-shelter ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Lied Center to Present the Vienna Boys Choir, 11/13


The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present the Vienna Boys Choir at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13. The group of 25 boys performs a wide variety of traditional and world... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Tickets Go on Sale for Disney's THE LION KING at Orpheum Theatre, 12/3


Disney's THE LION KING opens single ticket sales on Monday, December 3, 2012, beginning at 10 a.m. for the return of Broadway's exclusive four-week engagement at the Orpheum Theatre, March 12-April 7,... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

NET's 'Casting Call to Curtain Call' Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Omaha Community Playhouse's A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 11/16


Like any theater production, the creative process for A CHRISTMAS CAROL begins with a casting call and a new NET Television documentary captures the camaraderie, backstage struggles, anxieties and tri... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Plays the Orpheum, 12/14-16


DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the award-winning worldwide smash-hit Broadway musical, is returning to Omaha for just five performances as part of the Omaha Performing Arts' Broadway Series. Produced ... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Cast Announced for ALL NIGHT STRUT! A JUMPIN' JIVIN' JAM at Omaha Community Playhouse, 3/1-30


The Omaha Community Playhouse recently cast the 1930s and 40s musical All Night Strut! A Jumpin' Jivin' Jam opening March 1, 2013 in the Hawks Mainstage, directed by Susan Baer Collins.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: YESTERDAY AND TODAY Rocks the Omaha Community Playhouse


Yesterday and Today is an interactive Beatles experience featuring three brothers and a band of musicians. Up until the day of, I knew nothing about Yesterday and Today and hadn't really done my homew... (read more...)
BWW's Top Omaha Theatre Stories of 2012

Omaha Community Playhouse Hosts Live Broadway Karaoke Event, 1/7


Live Broadway Karaoke will be held at the Omaha Community Playhouse as part of the 21 & Over series Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 in the Scott Lobby. This cabaret-style event will give performers a chance to s... (read more...)

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