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Orpheum Theater

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Professionally managed by Omaha Performing Arts, Omaha's celebrated Orpheum Theater has served as the home of the finest in local and national performing arts for nearly a century, including the best of Broadway's national touring companies. Located in Downtown Omaha, the Orpheum underwent a major $10 million renovation in 2002 and the ornate splendor of this magnificent theater was enhanced to better serve patrons and artists. A cornerstone of Omaha’s cultural history, this former vaudeville house was constructed in 1927. Recent renovations have restored its ornate splendor - and enhanced acoustics and views. Features a refurbished 2,600-seat proscenium theater. Accessible.

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  • Price: Tickets to many shows start as low as $19
  • Season: Year round
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  • Description From the gilded Grand Lobby and the 2,600-seat Slosburg Hall to the modern atmosphere of the Anne Thorne Weaver Lounge and the recently added Exhibition Lobby, the Orpheum Theater lends elegance and sophistication to any occasion. With its French Renaissance architecture, the Orpheum Theater is the perfect backdrop for a variety of memorable events.
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  • Reception Capacity 850
  • Theatre Capacity 2600
  • Banquet Capacity 400
  • Number of Rooms 4
Slosburg Hall
  • Theater Capacity: 2600
Grand Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3200
  • Theater Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 230
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Exhibition Lobby
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1600
  • Theater Capacity: 150
  • Banquet Capacity: 112
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Anne Thorne Weaver Lounge
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 80
Events
  • Jim Jefferies: The Moist Tour

    Nov 18, 2021
    This Sydney native is one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, entertaining audiences across the globe with his provocative, belief-challenging and thought-provoking comedy.
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  • Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: Time Bubble Tour

    Nov 24, 2021
    Robot roll-call! The cult-classic Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) comes to Omaha this November to perform a live show full of hilarious riffing, wisecracking robots, and silly sketches. Come join
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  • Hip Hop Nutcracker

    Nov 28, 2021
    A holiday mash-up for the whole family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is back and better than ever. The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. A unique and
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  • Ballet Nebraska Presents The Nutcracker

    Dec 4, 2021 - Dec 5, 2021
    Always fresh, lively, and thoroughly entertaining, The Nutcracker returns with the visual splendor and charming story that make it a family favorite.
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  • Shen Yun 2021 World Tour

    Dec 7, 2021 - Dec 8, 2021 Recurring daily
    Shen Yun is returning to the stage with an all new 2021 production - bringing a powerful message of hope to audiences worldwide. Shen Yun celebrates the glorious 5,000 years of authentic Chinese
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  • Clint Black Featuring Lisa Hartman Black: Mostly Hits and the Mrs. Tour

    Dec 12, 2021
    Having earned 22 #1 career singles, nearly two dozen gold and platinum awards (U.S. and Canada), a Grammy Award, numerous CMA, ACM and American Music Awards, Clint Black has had one of the most
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  • Jim Brickman The Gift of Christmas

    Dec 12, 2021
    Jim Brickman, the multiple Grammy nominated songwriter and piano sensation is back this festive season with his annual holiday tour “The Gift of Christmas,” a magical evening celebrating music, love
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  • A Drag Queen Christmas

    Dec 18, 2021
    Your favorite queens return for a magical night of holiday shenanigans at the Orpheum Theater! It’s The Naughty Tour, and hosts Trinity The Tuck and Monét X Change along with Kylie Sonique Love, Jaida
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  • Mannheim Steamroller

    Dec 22, 2021 - Dec 23, 2021 Recurring daily
    Celebrate the holiday season with the magical sounds of Mannheim Steamroller. 2021 will reunite the #1 Christmas music artist in history with fans once again. Experience what has become the hallmark
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  • Dear Evan Hansen

    Dec 28, 2021 - Jan 2, 2022
    Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. Winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award, The
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  • Flip Fabrique: Six°

    Jan 22, 2022
    FLIP Fabrique is a circus company based in Québec, Canada, born out of the dreams and the friendship of six world-class circus performers. Together they combine astonishing feats, acrobatic comedy and
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  • Dancing with the Stars: Live

    Feb 1, 2022
    America’s favorite dance show returns with “Dancing with the Stars – Live Tour 2022” at the Orpheum Theater. Audiences will have the opportunity to experience the excitement, glamour and glitz they
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  • Fiddler on the Roof

    Feb 8, 2022 - Feb 13, 2022
    Tony Award®-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as Fiddler on the Roof comes to Omaha direct from Broadway. Featuring a talented cast, lavish
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  • Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

    Feb 25, 2022 - Feb 27, 2022
    This dark, Tony Award-winner for Best Musical by Stephen Sondheim has thrilled opera audiences across the nation. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is the classic story of vengeance and
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  • Sankofa Danzafro

    Mar 4, 2022
    Showcasing powerful Afro-Colombian and Afro-contemporary dance with live music and singing, Colombian dance troupe Sankofa Danzafro presents “Accommodating Lie,” a full-length work by Rafael Palacios
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  • #IMomSoHard: The Getaway Tour

    Mar 5, 2022
    Best friends, comedians, and moms Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley know that mom-ing isn’t easy, but laughing about it helps. #IMomSoHard began as a web series filmed with one camera, two husbands, a
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  • Mean Girls

    Mar 8, 2022 - Mar 13, 2022
    Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is a ferociously funny hit musical. Chock-full of inside jokes and a wicked sense of humor, Mean Girls gets to the hilarious heart of what it means to be a true
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  • Disney Princess: The Concert

    Mar 20, 2022
    Be our guest as an all-star quartet of Broadway and animated film icons celebrate all the Disney Princesses in an unforgettable evening of story, animation and song, alongside their magical Music
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  • Alton Brown Live: Beyond the Eats

    Mar 25, 2022
    Prepare for an evening unlike any other as television personality, author and Food Network star Alton Brown brings his live show to Omaha. Expect comedy, more comedy, music, and highly unusual cooking
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  • Madagascar The Musical

    Mar 26, 2022
    Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto the stage in this live musical spectacular! This smash hit musical features all of your favorite crack-a-lackin' friends as
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  • Hadestown

    Mar 29, 2022 - Apr 3, 2022
    Come see the world as it could be. Welcome to Hadestown , where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2020 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater
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  • Swing, Swing, Swing!

    Apr 9, 2022
    It was a time like no other – when young G.I. Joes and Rosie the Riveters gave their all to save the world, then threw away their cares to the beat of big bands and the exhilaration of swing dancing.
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  • Eugene Onegin

    Apr 22, 2022 - Apr 24, 2022
    This literary Russian romance is brought to life in an achingly beautiful tale of longing, remorse, and love unfulfilled. Witness the story of Eugene Onegin, Tatyana, and Lensky.
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  • WICKED

    Apr 27, 2022 - May 15, 2022 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    Omaha Performing Arts welcomes one of the best musicals of all time back to Omaha—WICKED. Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One - born with
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  • SNAP, Magic! Re-invented!

    May 25, 2022
    Poof! Presto! Snap! Playing with space, time and the otherworldly, this eclectic ensemble of South Korean illusionists will boggle your mind with their impressive powers of prestidigitation. Mixing
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  • Celtic Woman: Postcards from Ireland

    May 31, 2022
    Celtic Woman is coming to Omaha with a brand-new show: Postcards from Ireland. Celebrating the rich musical and cultural heritage of Ireland, this performance takes audiences on a journey of story and
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  • Anastasia

    Jun 7, 2022 - Jun 12, 2022
    Inspired by the beloved films, the new musical Anastasia is on a journey to Omaha at last. This dazzling show transports you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to Paris in the 1920s. A brave
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