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Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 7/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 7/23/2017
by BWW on July 23, 2017 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/23/2017 for Omaha (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in Omaha

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 7/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 7/16/2017
by BWW on July 16, 2017 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/16/2017 for Omaha (more...)
BWW Review: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM is a Funny Thing BWW Review: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM is a Funny Thing
by Christine Swerczek on July 15, 2017 in Omaha

With so much theater happening in Omaha, it's difficult to garner a sold out crowd on a weekend night. But for those who want a mindless jaunt to the Roman Forum, this is your trip. It's quaint. It's charming. (It's filled with Ebkes.) And it's a funny thing. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 14, 2017 in Omaha

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, PIPPIN, and more! (more...)
BWW Review: BILLY MCGUIGAN'S ROCK TWIST at Omaha Community Playhouse BWW Review: BILLY MCGUIGAN'S ROCK TWIST at Omaha Community Playhouse
by Christine Swerczek on July 13, 2017 in Omaha

Billy McGuigan runs on high-octane fuel and you can feel his energy emanating from the stage. This is an entertainer who works the crowd and works for the crowd. Everyone will get more than their money's worth. Believe the hype. (more...)
THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S. THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2017 in Omaha

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  The brothers have been serving the acting community since 2003 with their groundbreaking monthly competition The Manhattan Monologue Slam, an opportunity for emerging actors to perform for industry professionals each and every month by providing a panel of judges consisting of agents, casting directors, producers and the like, offering valuable advice and critiques of the performers.    (more...)
BILLY MCGUIGAN'S ROCK TWIST Comes to Omaha Community Playhouse 7/12-23 BILLY MCGUIGAN'S ROCK TWIST Comes to Omaha Community Playhouse 7/12-23
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2017 in Omaha

The Omaha Community Playhouse will present the world premiere of Billy McGuigan's Rock Twist July 12 - 23, 2017 in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre. (more...)
PRINCESS DIANA THE MUSICAL Offering Free CD in Honor of Diana's Wedding Anniversary PRINCESS DIANA THE MUSICAL Offering Free CD in Honor of Diana's Wedding Anniversary
by BWW News Desk on July 10, 2017 in Omaha

JMR Productions today announced that the songs from the Princess Diana the Musical CD are available for free downloading by visiting JMRProductions.com in tribute to Princess Diana. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 9 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 9
by Audition Roundup on July 09, 2017 in Omaha

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 9, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 7/09/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 7/09/2017
by BWW on July 09, 2017 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/09/2017 for Omaha (more...)
Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND Coming to Omaha's Orpheum Theater Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND Coming to Omaha's Orpheum Theater
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2017 in Omaha

Omaha Performing Arts is pleased to announce tickets for FINDING NEVERLAND go on sale to the public on Friday July 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM. FINDING NEVERLAND will play Omaha's Orpheum Theater, 409 South 16th Street, Wednesday, October 11 through Sunday, October 15, 2017. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/7 - BEAUTIFUL, LION KING, DISASTER, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/7 - BEAUTIFUL, LION KING, DISASTER, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 07, 2017 in Omaha

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTIFUL, THE LION KING, DISASTER, MY FAIR LADY, and more! (more...)
Free Staged Readings of 1776 and CRY-BABY Come to OCP Free Staged Readings of 1776 and CRY-BABY Come to OCP
by BWW News Desk on July 05, 2017 in Omaha

Two upcoming staged readings will be held at the Omaha Community Playhouse as part of the 2017-2018 Alternative Programming series. 1776 will be held on Monday, July 17 and Cry-Baby will be held on Monday, July 31, both at 7:30 p.m. in OCP's Howard Drew Theatre. The showings are free and open to the public with the opportunity for donation. No tickets or reservations are necessary. (more...)
BILLY MCGUIGAN'S ROCK TWIST Comes to Omaha Community Playhouse 7/12-23 BILLY MCGUIGAN'S ROCK TWIST Comes to Omaha Community Playhouse 7/12-23
by BWW News Desk on July 05, 2017 in Omaha

The Omaha Community Playhouse will present the world premiere of Billy McGuigan's Rock Twist July 12 - 23, 2017 in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 2 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 2
by Audition Roundup on July 02, 2017 in Omaha

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 2, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 7/02/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 7/02/2017
by BWW on July 02, 2017 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/02/2017 for Omaha (more...)
BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Storms into South High Magnet BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Storms into South High Magnet
by Christine Swerczek on June 30, 2017 in Omaha

This rainbow cast of all ages and abilities filled the stage and told the story of Dominican-Americans eeking out a living in the Washington Heights barrio of Manhattan to memorable rap music. You don't think you like rap? Lin-Manuel Miranda will change your mind. (more...)
The Rose Theater's Stephanie Jacobson Attends 2017 National Puppetry Conference at the O'Neill The Rose Theater's Stephanie Jacobson Attends 2017 National Puppetry Conference at the O'Neill
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2017 in Omaha

Stephanie Jacobson, a Teaching Artist and the Director of Youth Productions at The Rose Theater was one of six select participants invited to work with Ronnie Burkett in a 3-day preconference for the 2017 National Puppetry Conference hosted by the Eugene O'Neill TheaterCenter in Connecticut this past June. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/29 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, RAGTIME, NEWSIES, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/29 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, RAGTIME, NEWSIES, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 30, 2017 in Omaha

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE LITTLE MERMAID, RAGTIME, NEWSIES, and more! (more...)
2016-17 Omaha Community Playhouse Awards Winners Announced 2016-17 Omaha Community Playhouse Awards Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2017 in Omaha

The Omaha Community Playhouse honored its top volunteers at the annual Awards Night ceremony held Monday evening. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25
by Audition Roundup on June 25, 2017 in Omaha

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 25, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 6/25/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 6/25/2017
by BWW on June 25, 2017 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/25/2017 for Omaha (more...)
The Rose Theater Receives a Generous Grant From the Nebraska Arts Council  The Rose Theater Receives a Generous Grant From the Nebraska Arts Council 
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Omaha

The Rose Theater has been graciously awarded the Basic Support Grant of $33,786 from the Nebraska Arts Council in order to support programming of the 2017-18 season. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 23, 2017 in Omaha

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, CHICAGO, and more! (more...)