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Odd Squad LIVE!

Mar 02 2017 Orpheum Theater

MUSIC! GADGETS! INTERACTIVE FUN! 

Attention Odd Squad fans! Things are about to get very odd in Omaha, and Ms. O needs YOU to help solve the case. Odd Squad LIVE! is springing into action on stage in this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure where kids get to participate in solving a seriously strange case. When agents Orion and Oleanna get turned into grown-ups by villains, it’s up to the kids in the audience to use their math skills and help the agents decode, decipher and unravel clues.

Enter the Odd Squad Coloring Contest!
Two winners will receive 4 tickets to the show
 
HOW TO ENTER
1. Parents can download the coloring sheet here.

2. Email a photo of your child’s finished creation to socialmedia@omahaperformingarts.org or by sharing a photo with us on social media by tagging us and using #OddSquadColoringContest.


We’ll share some of our favorite creations on social media! Winners will be selected at random on February 24 at 10:00 AM and contacted via method of entry. 

Kathy Mattea featuring Bill Cooley

Mar 04 2017 Scott Recital Hall

Grammy®-winning bluegrass singer Kathy Mattea and her longtime collaborator, guitarist Bill Cooley, share one of Nashville’s most musically rich partnerships. The duo meets as old friends, welcoming you into “The Acoustic Living Room” to play songs near and dear to their hearts – including Mattea’s beloved classics such as “18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses.”

Aaron Diehl presents "Jelly & George" featuring Adam Birnbaum & Cécile McLorin Salvant

Mar 05 2017 Holland Performing Arts Center

Timeless classics are elevated by modern masters when Aaron Diehl, pianist Adam Birnbaum and Grammy®-winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant revisit and revitalize the works of jazz piano greats George Gershwin and Jelly Roll Morton. Combining lesser-known works with new arrangements, Diehl, Birnbaum and Salvant celebrate the past while tracing a musical lineage that spans a century.

JERSEY BOYS

Mar 07 2017 to Mar 12 2017 Orpheum Theater

JERSEY BOYS is the Tony®-, Grammy®- and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history.

JERSEY BOYS is not recommended for all ages. The show contains smoke, gunshots, strobe lights, drug references, sexual situations and authentic "profane Jersey language," and is recommended for ages 12+.

The Saturday matinee performance on March 11 at 2:00 PM will have Audio Description.

Down to Nothing

Mar 21 2017 Holland Performing Arts Center

In 2014, Hilaree O’Neill led a National Geographic team on one of mountaineering’s most harrowing expeditions. Accompanied by photographer Cory Richards’ dramatic photos and clips from filmmaker Renan Ozturk’s “Down to Nothing,” O’Neill offers a riveting first-person account of the pitfall-filled journey up Hkakabo Razi, a hidden peak in Myanmar that nearly broke this elite group of climbers.

David Benoit

Mar 24 2017 Scott Recital Hall

For three decades, Grammy®-nominated pianist David Benoit has reigned supreme as one of the founding fathers of contemporary jazz. He’s conducted world-renowned orchestras and delighted audiences around the globe. His intimate evening of smooth jazz is a must-see!

Taj Express

Mar 26 2017 Orpheum Theater

Taj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood! Through a fusion of film, dance and music, this dazzling international sensation takes you on an adventure through modern Indian culture. The production is a high-energy celebration of new India’s pop music and deep traditions featuring colorful costumes, joyful dance and thrilling music.

Band Day at the Holland

Apr 02 2017 Holland Performing Arts Center

Join us for Band Day at the Holland!

Nebraska high school concert bands take the spotlight in Omaha Performing Arts' second annual showcase. This event gives students the opportunity to showcase their talent on the Holland Center’s Kiewit Concert Hall stage.

Don’t miss your opportunity to hear some of Nebraska’s top high school musicians! 

BEAUTIFUL

Apr 04 2017 to Apr 09 2017 Orpheum Theater

BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

The Saturday matinee performance on April 8 at 2:00 PM will have Audio Description.


Choir Day at the Holland

Apr 10 2017 Holland Performing Arts Center

Join us for the first-ever Choir Day at the Holland!

This event shines a spotlight on Nebraska high school concert choirs and chamber choirs, giving them a chance to perform on the Kiewit Hall stage.

Don't miss your chance to hear some of Nebraska's top high school singers!



Chasing Rivers

Apr 18 2017 Holland Performing Arts Center

Take an unforgettable journey down the world’s waterways with acclaimed photographer Pete McBride. Named a “freshwater hero” by National Geographic, McBride has worked in over 70 countries documenting endangered rivers including in his award-winning film “Chasing Water.” Along the way, he’s paddled the river, taken to the air and even boarded an elephant.

Gay Men’s Chorus of LA: “it gets better” Tour

Apr 28 2017 Orpheum Theater

In 2010, Dan Savage’s simple YouTube message – it gets better – reached into the hearts of LGBTQ youth and evolved into a nationwide anti-bullying movement. Presented in partnership with Inclusive Communities, the Gay Men’s Chorus of LA: “it gets better” Tour brings this profound message of hope to Omaha with a moving musical theater piece featuring Omaha’s River City Mixed Chorus.

MOMIX

May 04 2017 Orpheum Theater

Moses Pendleton and dancer-illusionists troupe, MOMIX, bring the heat of the American Southwest to Omaha! In Opus Cactus, extraordinary athleticism is combined with costumes and light effects to create mesmerizing images of cacti and creeping lizards. Described as a “feast for the eyes” by The New York Times, this magical journey into the desert will delight all ages.

Chris Mann

May 05 2017 Scott Recital Hall

Join “The Voice” breakout star Chris Mann for a glittering evening of music from the Golden Age of Broadway, the Great American Songbook and his chart-topping albums. Fans will adore this classically trained yet soulful crooner when he stars as The Phantom at the Orpheum Theater!

McCarthy Trenching

May 06 2017 Scott Recital Hall

Omaha folk fixture McCarthy Trenching is coming to the Holland Center! For a decade, the duo featuring Dan McCarthy and James Maakestad has been a staple of the city’s music scene and a purveyor of songs that are quintessentially Nebraskan. The evidence is in five celebrated albums of easy acoustic melodies chronicling the likes of Dorothy Lynch and the Ogallala Aquifer.

An Evening with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

May 15 2017 Holland Performing Arts Center

Reignite your curiosity for the universe when award-winning astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson comes to Omaha! In an out-of-this-world lecture, Tyson answers questions from the audience and talks about topics in his new book “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.” Each audience member will take home a copy! 

Tyson is the recipient of 19 honorary doctorates and the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest award given by NASA to a nongovernment citizen.  Don’t miss your chance to see him live!

SOMETHING ROTTEN!

May 16 2017 to May 21 2017 Orpheum Theater

With its heart on its ruffled sleeve, this hilarious smash set in 1595 tells the tale of two brothers desperate to write a hit play.

When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theater involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “The Producers + The Book of Mormon x The Drowsy Chaperone. Squared!” (New York Magazine).

The Saturday matinee performance on May 20 at 2:00 PM will have Audio Description.

Joey Alexander Trio

May 19 2017 Holland Performing Arts Center

Called “my hero” by the legendary Wynton Marsalis, 12-year-old Joey Alexander is one of today’s most talked-about jazz artists. This Indonesian piano prodigy and 2016 Grammy®-nominee is fearless at the keyboard, performing classic songs and original compositions with a deft touch and adventurous spirit.

RENT

Jun 03 2017 to Jun 04 2017 Orpheum Theater

In a vibrant 20th anniversary tour, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters — love.

The Saturday matinee performance on June 3 at 2:00 PM will have Audio Description.

Nebraska High School Theatre Awards Showcase

Jun 08 2017 Holland Performing Arts Center

Modeled after the Tony Awards®, this red carpet ceremony features performances by hundreds of students from Nebraska high schools, with awards for outstanding productions, top performers and ensembles, excellence behind-the-scenes and more. Celebrate the accomplishments of our area’s high school musical theater programs! Visit NebraskaHSTA.org to learn more.