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Awesome Venue with Great Plays!

I've seen several plays at the Orpheum Theater, and all of them have been fantastic! I'd... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Julie F
Omaha, Nebraska
Omaha's downtown gem of a theater

If you're from out of town -- or new to Omaha -- you should check out the Orpheum Theater. The... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Plattsmouth, Nebraska
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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...more
1200 Douglas St, Omaha, NE 68102-1815
+1 402-345-0606
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 13, 2012

I really enjoy this venue and often find myself marveling at the decor. I have loved every single show put on in the Orpheum, partly due to the atmosphere!

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Reviewed November 16, 2013

Not happy with Omaha Performing Arts. They recently held a 'Buddy Elf' Ugly Christmas sweater contest. 2 Entrees clobbered everyone but neither won because they had 'irregular' vote totals. So they decided to give the free tickets to the 3 place finish. No explanation, no...More

3  Thank OmahaNEUSA
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I've seen several plays at the Orpheum Theater, and all of them have been fantastic! I'd definitely suggest visiting if you have not done so. You won't be disappointed

Thank Julie F
Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you're from out of town -- or new to Omaha -- you should check out the Orpheum Theater. The acoustics are fantastic, and the inside is a throwback to the old days of even Vaudeville. We've seen plays and concerts there, and it's a...More

Thank RalphinOmaha
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Great place to see at least once if not several times a year. Omaha has New York beat! Thanks for all the amazing performances.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

An exciting and interactive program for children. My grandson loved all of it, including the souvenirs that were offered

Thank Thelma B
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

We booked tickets to Tim Allen to be seen at the Holland Performing Arts Center back in October. Fisrt time to see a show here. Amazed. Valet parking if you desire, but plenty of close by parking for the do it your self. Easy to...More

Thank trooper198
Reviewed December 22, 2017

This is a beautiful old theater with gorgeous ceilings and details throughout, that has a wide variety of shows and a pretty good view from most of the seats (we've been in row 1 and the last row in the balcony but never super far...More

Thank Annie2222017
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This is an old school theatre, perfect for musical and dramatic performances, as well as spoken word settings (like stand up comedy). I've sat in the expensive seats and the cheap seats and have enjoyed myself every time. The interior is beautiful and the acoustics...More

Thank Sassysaguargo
Reviewed December 6, 2017

If you are looking for a dressy affair this is it. Plush theatre. great performances. Dont miss any plays etc at this place.

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed November 22, 2017

We have season tickets and often invite family along for a special night out. Preformances are professionally done and the building itself is worth a visit. Beautifully restored.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Be transported back in time with an evening at the Orpheum, where it feels like live entertainment deserves dressy clothes and dinner out!

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January 2, 2017|
Response from Rick M | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking in front of the Orpheum Theatre on 16th street, so you can be dropped off there. The doors open one hour before the show so you can wait inside the lobby for your husband to park the car.