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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 27 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 27
by Audition Roundup on May 27, 2018 in Omaha

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 27, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/25 - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/25 - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by BWW Special on May 25, 2018 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 SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More! (more...)
THE CAMILLE METOYER MOTEN SONGBOOK Comes to Omaha Community Playhouse THE CAMILLE METOYER MOTEN SONGBOOK Comes to Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2018 in Omaha

The Camille Metoyer Moten Songbook, featuring local singer Camille Metoyer Moten, will run June 8 - 10, 2018 at Omaha Community Playhouse in the Howard Drew Theatre. Tickets are now on sale through the OCP box office. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 20 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 20
by Audition Roundup on May 20, 2018 in Omaha

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 20, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 5/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW on May 20, 2018 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for Omaha (more...)
Photo Flash: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Comes to Omaha Community Playhouse Photo Flash: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Comes to Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2018 in Omaha

Singin' In The Rain, based on the beloved movie musical, will run June 1 - 24, 2018 at the Omaha Community Playhouse in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More!
by BWW Special on May 18, 2018 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 CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! (more...)
BWW Interview: Camille Metoyer Moten: A Triumph! BWW Interview: Camille Metoyer Moten: A Triumph!
by Christine Swerczek on May 16, 2018 in Omaha

Omaha, Nebraska is teeming with talent. And once in awhile you come across a person who is more than a performer in the spotlight; she is a light. Camille Metoyer Moten is a singer, actress, author, and inspirational human being. She will appear in her own show at the Omaha Community Playhouse on June 8 and 9 at 7:30 pm and on June 10 at 2:00 pm. (more...)
BWW Interview: Jon Robert Hall Plays Fiyero in WICKED at Orpheum BWW Interview: Jon Robert Hall Plays Fiyero in WICKED at Orpheum
by Christine Swerczek on May 15, 2018 in Omaha

WICKED, quite possibly 'The Best Musical of the Decade' returns to Omaha's Orpheum Theatre May 16. Jon Robert Hall, who plays Fiyero in the national tour, is a man of many talents. Take a look. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 13 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 13
by Audition Roundup on May 13, 2018 in Omaha

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 13, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
WICKED Announces $25 Lottery Seats WICKED Announces $25 Lottery Seats
by BWW News Desk on May 11, 2018 in Omaha

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to Omaha's Orpheum Theater with performances from May 16 to June 3, 2018. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the Orpheum Theater box office will have their names placed in a lottery drum; thirty minutes later, names will be drawn for a limited number of orchestra seats at $25 each, cash only. This lottery is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person. Lottery participants must have a valid photo ID when submitting their entry form and, if chosen, when purchasing tickets. (more...)
MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS Comes To The Orpheum Theater MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS Comes To The Orpheum Theater
by BWW News Desk on May 11, 2018 in Omaha

Mannheim Steamroller will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for two performances only at Omaha's Orpheum Theater on Saturday & Sunday, December 22 & 23. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More!
by BWW Special on May 11, 2018 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 TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! (more...)
Join The BWW Omaha on Stage Facebook Group Join The BWW Omaha on Stage Facebook Group
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2018 in Omaha

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce we're launching a new Facebook Group for the Omaha Theatre community, bringing together performers, audience members, theatre groups, and more to create a local space for discussion and networking. (more...)
Omaha Community Playhouse Hosts WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Staged Reading Omaha Community Playhouse Hosts WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk on May 08, 2018 in Omaha

A third staged reading of White Rabbit Red Rabbit will be held at Omaha Community Playhouse Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Alternative Programming series in OCP's Howard Drew Theatre. Alternative Programming readings are free and open to the public with the opportunity for donation. No tickets or reservations are necessary. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 6 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 6
by Audition Roundup on May 06, 2018 in Omaha

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 6, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: THE MOUNTAINTOP at Omaha Community Playhouse: Who Was This Man? BWW Review: THE MOUNTAINTOP at Omaha Community Playhouse: Who Was This Man?
by Christine Swerczek on May 06, 2018 in Omaha

Who was this man? Fifty years ago Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated outside the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, just hours after his history-making speech, 'I've Been to the Mountaintop.'  Katori Hall's THE MOUNTAINTOP envisions a fictionalized account of Reverend King's final night. (more...)
Wild Kratts LIVE! Bring ALL-NEW Show To Omaha Wild Kratts LIVE! Bring ALL-NEW Show To Omaha
by BWW News Desk on May 03, 2018 in Omaha

The Wild Kratts LIVE! stage show that has kids across North America buzzing is coming to Omaha with an ALL NEW show: "Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 - Activate Creature Power!" Get ready to dive into another classic Wild Kratts adventure with the Kratt brothers as they combine live action and animation, with Martin and Chris LIVE on stage and the rest of the Wild Kratts team on screen, at the Tortuga HQ. Which creature powers will they activate and what new and amazing 'WOW!' facts will you learn? Experience, live-on-stage, the electrifying excitement and the inspiring quest of the Kratt Brothers that make the hit television series Wild Kratts a family favorite time and time again! (more...)
BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN REVUE at Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company is Intelligent Silliness BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN REVUE at Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company is Intelligent Silliness
by Christine Swerczek on May 03, 2018 in Omaha

If you want to 'Brush Up Your Shakespeare' before you see this show, you may catch even more of the references and jokes. But if you don't, it won't matter. It's a great show on many levels! You just have to answer the question, 'To be in the audience or not to be?' --Be. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More!
by BWW Special on May 04, 2018 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 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More! (more...)
Royal Wedding Honored By  PRINCESS DIANA THE MUSICAL Royal Wedding Honored By PRINCESS DIANA THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2018 in Omaha

JMR Productions today announced that Princess Diana the Musical songwriter, Karen Sokolof Javitch will release for free her CD tracks to commemorate the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. (more...)
ALL STAR COMEDY JAM Kicks Off National Tour At Holland Center Friday, 7/20 ALL STAR COMEDY JAM Kicks Off National Tour At Holland Center Friday, 7/20
by BWW News Desk on April 30, 2018 in Omaha

Fresh off their successful touring schedules, three superstar comedians are uniting to kick off a new national comedy tour in Omaha. (more...)
Tickets on Sale Friday for Paula Poundstone Tickets on Sale Friday for Paula Poundstone
by BWW News Desk on April 30, 2018 in Omaha

Paula Poundstone brings her smart, observational humor to the Holland Performing Arts Center for an evening of uniquely spontaneous comedy on Friday, August 24 at 8:00 PM. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 29 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 29
by Audition Roundup on April 29, 2018 in Omaha

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 29, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Omaha Performing Arts To Add Five More Area Elementary Schools To Popular Disney Musicals In Schools Program Omaha Performing Arts To Add Five More Area Elementary Schools To Popular Disney Musicals In Schools Program
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2018 in Omaha

Omaha Performing Arts will add five additional public elementary schools in Omaha, Council Bluffs and the surrounding area to the 2018 - 2019 Disney Musicals in Schools program. Omaha Performing Arts will provide schools with resources and support to produce their very own 30 - minute Disney KIDS musicals in 2019 at no cost. (more...)