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PETER PAN Flies Into The Rose This Month PETER PAN Flies Into The Rose This Month
by BWW News Desk on May 26, 2017 in Omaha

Audiences will be transported on a magical flight to Neverland for a swashbuckling musical that delivers non-stop action, spell-binding music and stunning choreography when Peter Pan takes flight at The Rose Theater, June 2-18, 2017.  (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Omaha Community Playhouse Has Beauty Abounding BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Omaha Community Playhouse Has Beauty Abounding
by Christine Swerczek on May 26, 2017 in Omaha

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the OCP has beauty abounding. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 26, 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 DIRTY DANCING, LES MISERABLES, WICKED and More! (more...)
Omaha Performing Arts Announces RENT Ticket Lottery Omaha Performing Arts Announces RENT Ticket Lottery
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2017 in Omaha

Omaha Performing Arts today announced a limited number of seats in the first two rows of the orchestra section of the Orpheum Theater will be available for $25 for all three performances of RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical coming to the Orpheum Theater June 3 and 4, 2017. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 5/21/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 5/21/2017
by BWW on May 21, 2017 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/21/2017 for Omaha (more...)
BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN at Orpheum Theater: A Standout Surely Not To Be Forgotten BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN at Orpheum Theater: A Standout Surely Not To Be Forgotten
by Natalie McGovern on May 20, 2017 in Omaha

A jocular song and dance fanfare of melodious merriment and merriment, it's full of quippy one liners and farcical entertainment. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 19, 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 NEXT TO NORMAL, HEDWIG, OKLAHOMA, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
PJ MASKS to Hit the Road with First-Ever Tour PJ MASKS LIVE! TIME TO BE A HERO PJ MASKS to Hit the Road with First-Ever Tour PJ MASKS LIVE! TIME TO BE A HERO
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2017 in Omaha

Entertainment One (eOne) and Round Room Presents have announced that 'PJ Masks Live! Time to Be a Hero,' a brand-new, fully-immersive musical production, will take to the stage, touring across North America starting in September 2017. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 5/14/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 5/14/2017
by BWW on May 14, 2017 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/14/2017 for Omaha (more...)
The Omaha Community Playhouse Announces Alternative Programming Series 2017 The Omaha Community Playhouse Announces Alternative Programming Series 2017
by BWW News Desk on May 12, 2017 in Omaha

The Omaha Community Playhouse is announcing its Alternative Programming series for the 2017-18 season. Alternative Programming includes a series of staged readings, special events and play development collaborations. All events are held at OCP. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 12, 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 LE CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in Birmingham, IN THE HEIGHTS in Connecticut and More! (more...)
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Comes to BLUEBARN Theatre PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Comes to BLUEBARN Theatre
by BWW News Desk on May 10, 2017 in Omaha

Based on the smash-hit movie, PRISCILLA is the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends, Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian outback. They hop aboard a battered old bus "Priscilla," searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they could have ever dreamed of. (more...)
Photo Flash: OCP Sets Special Events for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST; Sneak Peek at the Stars in Costume! Photo Flash: OCP Sets Special Events for Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST; Sneak Peek at the Stars in Costume!
by BWW News Desk on May 10, 2017 in Omaha

In celebration of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Omaha Community Playhouse's first Disney production running in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre May 26 - June 25, 2017, OCP will host several themed events for ticket holders, including an Opening Night Enchanting Extravaganza on Friday, May 26 with free pre-show activities for ticket holders beginning at 6:00 p.m. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars in costume! (more...)
BWW Interview: Adam Pascal of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Orpheum BWW Interview: Adam Pascal of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Orpheum
by Christine Swerczek on May 10, 2017 in Omaha

What could be better than SOMETHING ROTTEN! coming to the Orpheum in Omaha, Nebraska next week? SOMETHING ROTTEN! with Adam Pascal as Shakespeare! Now that's something to get excited about! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 5/07/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 5/07/2017
by BWW on May 07, 2017 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/07/2017 for Omaha (more...)
BWW Review: SUPERIOR DONUTS is Good Food for Thought BWW Review: SUPERIOR DONUTS is Good Food for Thought
by Christine Swerczek on May 05, 2017 in Omaha

Sometimes you see a play that's so rich, you can't stop chewing on it. That's how I felt about the Omaha Community Playhouse production of "SUPERIOR DONUTS." Written by Tracy Letts, multiple layers are woven into a funny, yet sadly moving, exploration of the people going in and out of the small Chicago donut shop. (more...)
SNAP! Productions to Mount Omaha Premiere of CARRIE: THE MUSICAL SNAP! Productions to Mount Omaha Premiere of CARRIE: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2017 in Omaha

From June 1 to 25, 2017, SNAP! Productions will present the Omaha Premiere of one of the most talked-about shows in theatre history: CARRIE the musical. (more...)
BWW Interview: Con O'Shea Creal of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Orpheum BWW Interview: Con O'Shea Creal of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Orpheum
by Christine Swerczek on May 04, 2017 in Omaha

Lincoln, Nebraska's Con O'Shea Creal has this to say about SOMETHING ROTTEN!--I would say it's such a good time for all. If you love musicals, there will be something for you there. If you grew up wondering why you were reading, "Romeo and Juliet" in high school and you just wanted to bang your head against the desk, this is going to give you some shared experience to release those feelings of frustration about Shakespeare. (more...)
BWW Interview: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Coming to Nebraska with  Nebraska Natives! BWW Interview: SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s Coming to Nebraska with Nebraska Natives!
by Christine Swerczek on May 03, 2017 in Omaha

SOMETHING ROTTEN!'s heading to Omaha and someone local along with it. Actually, there are two "local" actors in this wonderfully silly, delightful Tony-nominated hit. One is Daniel Beeman from Bellevue, Nebraska. Daniel is a 2011 graduate of Bellevue West High School and is traveling in his national touring debut as chorus member and understudy for the character of Shakespeare, played by Broadway favorite Adam Pascal. I called Daniel and questioned him a bit about his new career and the show. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/5 - IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, 42ND STREET in Denver, TITLE OF SHOW in Baltimore and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/5 - IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, 42ND STREET in Denver, TITLE OF SHOW in Baltimore and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 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 a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 4/30/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW on April 30, 2017 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Omaha (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Omaha

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Omaha

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 28, 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 a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST On Sale Now at Omaha Community Playhouse DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST On Sale Now at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Omaha

 Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the first Disney production produced at the Omaha Community Playhouse, will run in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre at OCP May 26 - June 25, 2017. Tickets are available now at the OCP box office or online at OmahaPlayhouse.com  (more...)