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Tickets on Sale Now for SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Omaha Community Playhouse Tickets on Sale Now for SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on February 20, 2018 in Omaha

Tickets for Omaha Community Playhouse's production of Shakespeare in Love are now on sale through the OCP box office. The production will run April 13 - May 6, 2018 in OCP's Hawks Mainstage Theatre. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 2/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW on February 20, 2018 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Omaha (more...)
Photo Coverage: BITTERSWEET: A VALENTINE'S HANGOVER CABARET Photo Coverage: BITTERSWEET: A VALENTINE'S HANGOVER CABARET
by Christine Swerczek on February 17, 2018 in Omaha

BITTERSWEET: A VALENTINE HANGOVER CABARET held just after Valentine's Day at The Max in Omaha, was one more fun music and humor filled evening. Sarah Gibson, Ashley Laverty, and Mallory Vallier put together a two act show featuring local actors singing about the ups and downs of love. (more...)
Omaha Community Playhouse Presents JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Omaha Community Playhouse Presents JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2018 in Omaha

James and the Giant Peach, a magical story of adventure and unexpected friends in a family-friendly musical, will run March 2 - 25, 2018 at the Omaha Community Playhouse in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!
by BWW Special on February 16, 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 HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is Sure to Delight at ORPHEUM THEATRE BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is Sure to Delight at ORPHEUM THEATRE
by Natalie McGovern on February 15, 2018 in Omaha

Dramatic, evocative, and brimming with whimsy, An American In Paris delights audiences in a whirlwind montage of song and dance sequence. (more...)
BWW Review: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN at Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company is Something Special! BWW Review: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN at Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company is Something Special!
by Christine Swerczek on February 12, 2018 in Omaha

You could sit around watching cows or you could amble on over to the First Central Congregational Church and see Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company's brilliant production of THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN. It is so good! (more...)
BWW Interview: Ben Michael of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS BWW Interview: Ben Michael of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Christine Swerczek on February 12, 2018 in Omaha

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is coming to Omaha! This winner of multiple Tony Awards, based on the 1951 Academy Award winning film of the same name and adapted for stage by Christopher Wheeldon, will run February 13-18 at Omaha's Orpheum Theatre. (more...)
BWW Review: I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNETT at Performing Artists Repertory Theatre (PART) BWW Review: I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNETT at Performing Artists Repertory Theatre (PART)
by Christine Swerczek on February 10, 2018 in Omaha

Gordon Cantiello along with Rick Brayshaw has brought another fine evening of entertainment to Omaha with I LEFT MY HEART: A SALUTE TO THE MUSIC OF TONY BENNETT at the Performing Artists Repertory Theatre in Crossroads. This delightful two act tribute showcases 34 songs made popular by Tony Bennett. (more...)
BWW Review: PARADE Marches Into Uncomfortable Territory BWW Review: PARADE Marches Into Uncomfortable Territory
by Christine Swerczek on February 09, 2018 in Omaha

The Omaha Community Playhouse once again takes on a serious subject. PARADE, the Tony Award-winning musical based on the true story of Leo Frank, a Jewish man falsely accused of the rape and murder of a 13 year old girl in Marietta, Georgia, opens tonight and runs through March 11. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on February 09, 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 DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! (more...)
Omaha Community Playhouse Hosts Staged Reading of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT Omaha Community Playhouse Hosts Staged Reading of WHITE RABBIT RED RABBIT
by BWW News Desk on February 06, 2018 in Omaha

A staged reading of White Rabbit Red Rabbit will be held at Omaha Community Playhouse Monday, February 19, 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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More!
by BWW Special on February 02, 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 LES MIS, WAITRESS, PRSCILLA, and More! (more...)
Tickets on Sale Now for The Weisenheimers Improv Group at OCP Tickets on Sale Now for The Weisenheimers Improv Group at OCP
by BWW News Desk on January 30, 2018 in Omaha

Tickets for The Weisenheimers are now on sale at the Omaha Community Playhouse. The Weisenheimers improv group will hold a performance on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Howard Drew Theatre at the Omaha Community Playhouse. The group returns to OCP after a successful shows in April and September 2017. (more...)
Photo Flash: PARADE Opens Next Month at the Omaha Community Playhouse Photo Flash: PARADE Opens Next Month at the Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on January 29, 2018 in Omaha

Parade, the true story of a Jewish man wrongfully accused of murdering a young girl in a small Southern town, will run at the Omaha Community Playhouse February 9 - March 11, 2018 in the Howard Drew Theatre.  (more...)
Omaha Playhouse Presents PARADE Omaha Playhouse Presents PARADE
by BWW News Desk on January 26, 2018 in Omaha

Parade, the true story of a Jewish man wrongfully accused of murdering a young girl in a small Southern town, will run at the Omaha Community Playhouse February 9 - March 11, 2018 in the Howard Drew Theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More!
by BWW Special on January 26, 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 HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! (more...)
Omaha Performing Arts To Honor Service Members During AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Omaha Performing Arts To Honor Service Members During AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk on January 24, 2018 in Omaha

Omaha Performing Arts will honor families of fallen service members when AN AMERICAN IN PARIS comes to Omaha's Orpheum Theater February 13-18, 2018. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 1/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW on January 20, 2018 in Omaha

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Omaha (more...)
RIPCORD to be presented At Omaha Community Playhouse RIPCORD to be presented At Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2018 in Omaha

Ripcord, a comedy of one-upmanship as two feisty senior ladies compete for their rightful place, will run at the Omaha Community Playhouse January 19 February 11, 2018 in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 19, 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 The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
CTC Tours SEEDFOLKS To New York, Nebraska and Greater Minnesota CTC Tours SEEDFOLKS To New York, Nebraska and Greater Minnesota
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2018 in Omaha

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) will bring its production of Seedfolks on a three-month tour to eight cities across Minnesota, Omaha (The Rose Theater) and Lincoln (Lied Center for Performing Arts), Nebraska and to The New Victory Theater, New York. The organization received significant tour support from the Minnesota State Arts Board's Arts Tour Minnesota grant to bring Seedfolks to nine theatres across Minnesota including the Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center (Worthington), Myles Reif Performing Arts Center (Grand Rapids), Fairmont Opera House (Fairmont), Historic Holmes Theatre (Detroit Lakes), Sheldon Theatre of Performing Arts (Red Wing), Backus Community Center (International Falls), Central Lakes Community Performing Arts Center (Brainerd) and Memorial Auditorium (Dawson) in the spring of 2018. The ninth supported site was Theatre L'Homme Dieu in Alexandria in summer 2017. CTC recently brought this production of Seedfolks to the prestigious ASSITEJ International (International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People) 2017 World Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. (more...)
Joan Squires Elected To Broadway League Leadership Position Joan Squires Elected To Broadway League Leadership Position
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2018 in Omaha

Joan Squires, Omaha Performing Arts president, has been elected to a two-year term on the Broadway League's 49-member Board of Governors. The New York-based national trade association has more than 700 members that include theatre owners, operators, producers, presenters and general managers in North American cities. Each year League members bring Broadway to more than 30 million people in New York and more than 200 cities across the U.S. and Canada. (more...)
Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2018 in Omaha

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive online theatre platform, is pleased to continue its recent expansion today with another new content initiative. Following the recent successful launches of Industry Insider, and Charity Corner, today we're introducing the 2018 Theatre Camp Guide. (more...)
Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; CARRIE Wins Best Ensemble! Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; CARRIE Wins Best Ensemble!
by BWW News Desk on January 17, 2018 in Omaha

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)