Omaha Community Playhouse Celebrates Volunteers at 2018/19 Awards Night FunctionOmaha Community Playhouse Celebrates Volunteers at 2018/19 Awards Night Function
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) held its annual Awards Night celebration on Monday, July 1  to honor those who volunteered as cast and crew in the 201819 season.  (more...)

BWW Review: RAGTIME Packs a Punch at Omaha Community PlayhouseBWW Review: RAGTIME Packs a Punch at Omaha Community Playhouse
by Christine Swerczek - Jun 1, 2019

In 1975 E. L. Doctorow wrote an epic novel that encompassed racism, immigration, feminism, the unequal distribution of wealth, and the hope of 'The American Dream.' Terrence McNally took that story to the stage with music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens. Omaha Community Playhouse reprises that monumental musical from its own memorable run 13 years ago on its stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Comes to Omaha Community PlayhousePhoto Flash: RAGTIME Comes to Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime will open Friday, May 31 at the Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP). The show will run in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre from May 31 through June 30. Performances will be held Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: SHREK THE MUSICAL at Omaha Community Playhouse is a Big, Bright, Beautiful ShowBWW Review: SHREK THE MUSICAL at Omaha Community Playhouse is a Big, Bright, Beautiful Show
by Christine Swerczek - Sep 14, 2018

What's big and green and lives at the Omaha Community Playhouse? SHREK THE MUSICAL opens tonight and runs through October 14. (more...)

BWW Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Omaha Community PlayhouseBWW Review: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at Omaha Community Playhouse
by Christine Swerczek - Jun 2, 2018

There's forecasted rain at the Omaha Community Playhouse as SINGIN' IN THE RAIN opens for a June run. (more...)

Photo Flash: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Comes to Omaha Community PlayhousePhoto Flash: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Comes to Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

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...)

BWW Review: CURIOUS GEORGE & THE GOLDEN MEATBALL Serves Up FunBWW Review: CURIOUS GEORGE & THE GOLDEN MEATBALL Serves Up Fun
by Christine Swerczek - Apr 21, 2018

CURIOUS GEORGE & THE GOLDEN MEATBALL tells the story of a monkey, his pal in yellow, and their adventures as they cook up a mean meatball in the Golden Meatball contest in Rome. (more...)

Omaha Community Playhouse to Host a Fundraiser Celebrating The Golden Age Of HollywoodOmaha Community Playhouse to Host a Fundraiser Celebrating The Golden Age Of Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The Omaha Community Playhouse is holding its annual fundraiser, Celebrating the Golden Age of Hollywood, on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 6-9 p.m. at OCP. The event, which salutes the closing musical of OCP's 2017-2018 season - Singin' In The Rain - will benefit the productions and programming of the Omaha Community Playhouse. The event will honor the legacy of generous, longtime participants and supporters of OCP, Ed and Dee Owen. Honorary chairs are the Owen family. (more...)

BWW Review: PARADE Marches Into Uncomfortable TerritoryBWW Review: PARADE Marches Into Uncomfortable Territory
by Christine Swerczek - Feb 9, 2018

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...)

Photo Flash: PARADE Opens Next Month at the Omaha Community PlayhousePhoto Flash: PARADE Opens Next Month at the Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; Just One Week Left!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; CARRIE Leads Best Ensemble Race!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; CARRIE Leads Best Ensemble Race!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; CARRIE Leads Best Ensemble Race!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; CARRIE Leads Best Ensemble Race!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; SNAP's CARRIE Leads in Best Ensemble Race!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; SNAP's CARRIE Leads in Best Ensemble Race!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; SNAP's CARRIE Leads as Best Ensemble!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards; SNAP's CARRIE Leads as Best Ensemble!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Rose Theater Embarks on a Musical Journey to MADAGASCAR!Rose Theater Embarks on a Musical Journey to MADAGASCAR!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

The Rose Theater gets ready to 'move it, move it' in its upcoming production of Madagascar: A Musical Adventure, a 'crack-a-lackin' stage play based on the hit Dreamworks Animation movie. The show opens on Friday, Oct. 6 and plays through Sunday, Oct. 22. With its outlandish characters, fun adventures and upbeat score, the production offers much for families to enjoy. (more...)

Rose Theater Announces the Cast of MADAGASCARRose Theater Announces the Cast of MADAGASCAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The Rose Theater is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production, Madagascar: A Musical Adventure, playing October 6-22, 2017. The show is being directed by long-time Rose artist educator Kevin Ehrhart. (more...)