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The latest news on live + streaming theatre in Omaha.


Sneezy to Perform Live With Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal Photo Sneezy to Perform Live With Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 15, 2021 in Omaha

Sneezy, a Chicago based fusion band that blends Rock, Soul, Pop, Hip Hop & R&B influences into their own unique sound, will be embarking on their initial summer tour on June 16. Sneezy's six members have been building musical chemistry together for over a decade, and spent that past year in quarantine making, Open Doors, their best album to date.
BLUEBARN Theatre Presents A Workshop Preview Of BUFFALO WOMEN, A Black Cowgirl M Photo BLUEBARN Theatre Presents A Workshop Preview Of BUFFALO WOMEN, A Black Cowgirl Musical Dramedy
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 14, 2021 in Omaha

BLUEBARN THEATRE will present the Bonfire Series finale, a workshop preview of next season's world premiere event: Buffalo Women, A Black Cowgirl Musical Dramedy
Jenn Colella & More Streaming This Week on BroadwayWorld Events - June 14 - 20 Photo Colella & More Streaming This Week on BroadwayWorld Events
by Team BWW on June 14, 2021 in Omaha

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home! This week includes Jenn Colella on The Seth Concert Series and our 54 Below On Demand offerings!
BWW Review: GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL at Omaha Community Playhouse Photo BWW Review: GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL at Omaha Community Playhouse
by Analisa Swerczek on June 15, 2021 in Omaha

Omaha Community Playhouse’s latest production, Gutenberg! the Musical, is a laugh out loud night of music, comedy, and two incredibly talented actors who take on the production with ease and charisma.
BWW Interview: Tony Award Winner Kelli O'Hara Photo BWW Interview: Tony Award Winner Kelli O'Hara
by Analisa Swerczek on June 15, 2021 in Omaha

BroadwayWorld in Omaha Columnist, Analisa Swerczek, sat down this week with one of Broadway's favorite leading ladies, Kelli O'Hara, to talk about life, performance, and what's next for her.
Prominent Theatrical Institutions Seek Playwright For New Work Based On A Poem B Photo Prominent Theatrical Institutions Seek Playwright For New Work Based On A Poem By Maya Angelou
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 11, 2021 in Omaha

Dallas Children's Theater, Children's Theatre of Charlotte, Children's Theatre of Madison and The Rose Theater in Omaha seek a playwright with meaningful experience working directly with youth to create a new work inspired by Life Doesn't Frighten Me by Maya Angelou.
Sneezy Announces Initial Summer 2021 Tour Dates Photo Sneezy Announces Initial Summer 2021 Tour Dates
by Chloe Rabinowitz on June 11, 2021 in Omaha

Sneezy, Chicago based fusion band that blends Rock, Soul, Pop, Hip Hop, and R&B influences into their own unique sound, will be embarking on their initial summer tour on June 16. Sneezy's six members have been building musical chemistry together for over a decade, and spent that past year in quarantine making, Open Doors, their best album to date.
VIDEOS: Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Mia Cherise Hall's Journey to the To Photo Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Mia Cherise Hall's Journey to the Top
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on June 11, 2021 in Omaha

Congratulations to Mia Cherise Hall, the college winner of Next on Stage! Look back at her journey throughout the competition from week 1 to the grand finale.
VIDEOS: Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Jackson Perry's Path to Victory Photo Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Jackson Perry's Path to Victory
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on June 11, 2021 in Omaha

Congratulations to Jackson Perry, the high school winner of Next on Stage season 3! Look back at his journey throughout the competition from week 1 to the grand finale.
VIDEOS: Get Ready For Matthew Morrison on THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Sunday Photo VIDEOS: Get Ready For Matthew Morrison on THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Sunday
by Team BWW on June 10, 2021 in Omaha

Matthew Morrison is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before his show on Sunday!
VIDEO: Our Next on Stage Contestants Sing from DEAR EVAN HANSEN! Photo VIDEO: Our Next on Stage Contestants Sing from DEAR EVAN HANSEN!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on June 10, 2021 in Omaha

Broadway's Next on Stage Season 3 returns tonight with our finale episode of season 3 in our online musical theatre singing competition sponsored by The International College of Musical Theatre. Our high school and college contestants came together to sing You Will Be Found from Dear Evan Hansen as our opening number!
VIDEO: Broadway's Next on Stage Season 3 Winners Announced - Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Broadway's Next on Stage Season 3 Winners Announced - Watch Now!
by Team BWW on June 10, 2021 in Omaha

Broadway's Next on Stage Season 3 returns tonight with our finale episode of season 3 in our online musical theatre singing competition sponsored by The International College of Musical Theatre.
Laura Bell Bundy Joins Our June Stage Door Masterclass Lineup Photo Laura Bell Bundy Joins Our June Stage Door Masterclasses Lineup
by Team BWW on June 09, 2021 in Omaha

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Wicked) will join the BroadwayWorld Stage Door masterclass lineup in June!
Last Chance to Vote for Next on Stage Finale! Photo Last Chance to Vote for Next on Stage Finale!
by Team BWW on June 09, 2021 in Omaha

Don't miss your chance to vote for the Broadway's Next on Stage winners! Who do you want to win season 3? Place your vote before tonight, June 9 (11:59pm ET) for the High School and College winners.
TADA Productions, Inc. Will Present TADASTOCK 2 Outdoor Concert in July Photo TADA Productions, Inc. Will Present TADASTOCK 2 Outdoor Concert in July
by Stephi Wild on June 09, 2021 in Omaha

This evening is your chance to enjoy some peace and unity along with delicious food from the Mill, first-rate wine and fantastic music performed by an array of talented singers from The TADA Theatre all in the wonderful outdoor setting of The Mill at Telegraph located at 330 S 21st St, Lincoln, NE.
Broadway's Next on Stage: Dance Edition Returns for Season 2! Photo Broadway's Next on Stage: Dance Edition Returns for Season 2!
by Team BWW on June 10, 2021 in Omaha

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that Broadway's Next on Stage: Dance Edition is back for Season 2 sponsored by LaDuca Shoes! Inspired by your favorite network TV dancing contests, BroadwayWorld is inviting high school and college aged students to submit videos of themselves performing to a song from the musical theatre canon to enter the competition.
GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! Opens June 4 At Omaha Community Playhouse Photo GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! Opens June 4 At Omaha Community Playhouse
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 28, 2021 in Omaha

The Omaha Community Playhouse and The Candy Project will present Gutenberg! The Musical!, opening Friday, June 4, 2021 in the Howard Drew Theatre at OCP.
THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL to be Presented at The TADA Theatre Photo THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL to be Presented at The TADA Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz on May 26, 2021 in Omaha

TADA Productions, Inc. will present The Great American Trailer Park Musical at The TADA Theatre opening on June 10th as part of TADA's 2021 Season: Entertaining Safely, Wisely and Enthusiastically.
What Questions Do You Have About Live Theater's Return? Photo What Questions Do You Have About Live Theater's Return?
by Alan Henry on May 24, 2021 in Omaha

What do you want to know about live theater's return? Let us know and our industry experts may answer your question in our next article!
BWW Review: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Omaha Community Playhouse Photo BWW Review: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Omaha Community Playhouse
by Analisa Swerczek on May 22, 2021 in Omaha

If you find yourself looking for a night out on the town with lights, dancing, and a whole lot of swing and jazz, Omaha Community Playhouse’s production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ is the place to be.
Omaha Performing Arts Announces Steelhouse Omaha Photo Omaha Performing Arts Announces Steelhouse Omaha
by Chloe Rabinowitz on May 20, 2021 in Omaha

Omaha Performing Arts unveiled the name for their new live music venue, which will open in mid-2023, during a groundbreaking ceremony. The new live music venue is part of the planned expansion of O-pa's arts and entertainment campus near the Holland Performing Arts Center and will provide flexible space to accommodate audiences of 1,500 to 3,000.
Rave On Productions Announces Outdoor Summer Concert Series Photo Rave On Productions Announces Outdoor Summer Concert Series
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 17, 2021 in Omaha

From 'the world's most popular rock musical' to an explosive rock orchestra fronted by Billy McGuigan to Tara Vaughan's love letter to the badass women singer/songwriters who made music history, Rave On Productions promises a summer filled with great music and great friends in our favorite open-air venues.
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with GIRLS Photo Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with GIRLS5EVA!
by Ben Rimalower on May 17, 2021 in Omaha

In this episode, Ben and Daniel discuss the new Peacock comedy Girls5eva starring Sara Bareilles, Busy Phillips, Paula Pell, and Renée Elise Goldsberry. They also talk about Tina Fey, Andrew Rannells, Gavin Creel, Jennifer Simard, Bowen Yang, Vanessa Williams, Jean Smart, Dolly Parton, and Ann Dowd.
JERSEY BOYS, THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY & More Announced For Lied Center ' Photo JERSEY BOYS, THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY & More Announced For Lied Center 's 2021-22 Glenn Korff Broadway Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz on May 12, 2021 in Omaha

Nine exciting Broadway productions will thrill Lincoln audiences in the 2021-2022 Glenn Korff Broadway series at the Lied Center, and Broadway legend Bernadette Peters will present an unforgettable one-night-only engagement. In all, the 2021-2022 season will feature more Broadway productions than any season since the Lied Center's founding!
AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Opens Next Friday at Omaha Community Playhouse Photo AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Opens Next Friday at Omaha Community Playhouse
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 11, 2021 in Omaha

The Omaha Community Playhouse production of Ain't Misbehavin' will open Friday, May 21, 2021.