Dust off your instruments and join the Omaha Symphony on stage! The Omaha Symphony and Omaha Performing Arts have partnered to give community members a chance to revive their musical talent. The Rusty Musician Experience allows community members age 16 and older to play side by side with Omaha Symphony Core Musicians in a world-class concert hall. Musicians of all experience levels are welcome. So tune those tubas, practice those scales – it’s your time to shine!
Actor Bill Murray and cellist Jan Vogler met during their travels and became fast friends. The two masters of their art have joined forces for a fascinating show called New Worlds to celebrate their mutual love of music and literature.
New Worlds showcases American values in both art forms and how American writers, actors and musicians have built bridges between America and Europe. New Worlds was celebrated in 2017 with performances around the world. The world premiere took place on June 4, 2017, at Germany’s Dresden Festival and the American premiere at the Napa Valley Festival on July 20, 2017.
Exhilarating hip-hop duo Black Violin returns to Omaha for what is sure to be a sell-out show like their last visit to the Holland Center in 2016. Kev Marcus on violin and Wil B. on viola wow all ages with their ground-breaking blend of popular and classical music. Named one of the hottest bands at South by Southwest, their sound is sought after by hit recording artists like Alicia Keys, Tom Petty and Jay Z.
As seen on “America’s Got Talent,” iLuminate fuses technology and dance in a performance that will reawaken your senses! Dancers in electrified glow-in-the-dark suits create exhilarating illusions in complete darkness. This dazzling light-up show will spark the imagination for people of all ages!
OK Go, the rock band famous for their wildly creative videos, brings their unique magic to the stage in 2018. As you might expect from the pioneering band who danced on treadmills and in zero gravity, this show is unlike any you’ve seen before: It’s a film screening and a rock concert rolled into one.
Gladys Knight is one of the iconic women of classic R&B, dubbed the "Empress of Soul" for her musical impact on the world stage. This seven-time Grammy® winner has enjoyed No. 1 hits in Pop, Gospel, R&B and Adult Contemporary, and has triumphed in film, television and on stage. Don’t miss your chance to see her live at the Holland Performing Arts Center!
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne returns to the stage on his Just Passing Through acoustic tour, highlighting songs from his vast and varying body of work.
Joining LaMontagne on the tour will be John Stirratt from Wilco on bass. The two will be playing songs spanning across Ray’s albums including "Trouble," "Till The Sun Turns Black." "Gossip in the Grain," "God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise," "Supernova," "Ouroboros," and "Part Of The Light."
Award-winning company Dorrance Dance brings electronic tap music to Omaha! Based in New York City, the troupe’s work aims to honor tap dance’s uniquely beautiful history in a new, dynamic and compelling context. In ETM: Double Down, three musicians, a break-dancer and eight ace tap dancers deliver an absorbing performance that twitches with invention on an electronic dance floor.
What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway & London’s award-winning smash comedy! Called “A GUT-BUSTING HIT” (The New York Times), this classic murder mystery is chock-full of mishaps and madcap mania.