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Omaha Performing Arts

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Address: 1200 Douglas Street, Omaha, NE 68102
Phone Number: 402-345-0606

Omaha Performing Arts is dedicated to enriching the lives of the citizens...

Omaha Performing Arts is dedicated to enriching the lives of the citizens of Omaha and surrounding communities through the presentation of the finest local, national and international artistic performances. We are committed to: the stewardship and management of the Orpheum Theater and the Holland Performing Arts Center; the presentation of a variety of the finest performing arts events; and education and community involvement programs to support, enhance and expand appreciation for the arts.

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Such a beautiful theater.

This theater is just fantastic. The staff is friendly, it is clean, and the restrooms are tidy. Even though it is an old building, it is kept up very well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Starr F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This theater is just fantastic. The staff is friendly, it is clean, and the restrooms are tidy. Even though it is an old building, it is kept up very well.

Thank Starr F
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently saw "The Book of Mormon" from a loge box seat. The view was fine; the room limited, even with an aisle seat. The look of the Orpheum is old style grand, almost baroque. Acoustics are good. The biggest issues are the smallish seats with narrow aisles and limited restrooms.

Thank Gary E
Omaha, Nebraska
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have attended many productions here at the Orpheum. They have preserved the theater well and the sound system is great. The cushioned seats and temperatures are very comfortable however the row of seats in front of you don't leave much for leg room so if you have leg issues take that into consideration when purchasing your ticket. Love the... More 

Thank Sondra B
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

So glad that real theater is alive and well! Have seen fantastic shows here over the years. Looking forward to the upcoming season.

Thank Melody G
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

I have seen everything in this theater from comedians to Broadway shows to musical concerts and even movies back in the 60's. This has always been a great place,with great acoustics and a rich history. While it is somewhat dated, it's still beats the new concert halls and auditoriums around the area, to see almost any kind of performance. New... More 

Thank 53rwd
Frisco, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This organization was giving a difficult mission...to program two performing arts centers in Omaha. But from day one they have not been a team player. They sucked other arts organizations under their wing and did not deliver on promised support and publicity. They have been determined to expand their empire at the expense of iconic historic architecture in Omaha. Yes,... More 

Thank Sandi B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Great venue for a concert. Joe Bonomassa concert was excellent. Newer looking interior. Good sound and comfortable seats.

Thank Jerry U
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

I went to the Orpheum to see The Phantom of the Opera April 30th. The theatre is a picture of old school beauty. The venue has been preserved so well it is like you have stepped back in time. They also let you bring in snacks which is really refreshing that it hasn't been commercialized. I would recommend Grand Tier... More 

Thank Sydney T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Very nice if your into that sort of thing. I love opera and theathre so this is right up my alley. Must attend type of place

Thank 266kelseyd
Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

It was a cool theater, it certainly had some history to it and the atmosphere was pleasing. They offered alcohol for sale and snacks as well. The only thing I would complain about is small chairs to sit in but that is to be expected for the venue.

Thank devill1183

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