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Omaha Performing Arts

1200 Douglas St, Omaha, NE 68102
+1 402-345-0606
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Wonderful old style theatre

This is a beautifully restored theatre that I go to as often as I can. Just to sit in it takes you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emil T
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Omaha, Nebraska
Always Special

We have attended several events at the Orpheum and even an average production is special here. As... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
macs48
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Omaha, 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 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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1200 Douglas St, Omaha, NE 68102
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautifully restored theatre that I go to as often as I can. Just to sit in it takes you back to a time of splendor and extravaganza not found today.

Thank Emil T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have attended several events at the Orpheum and even an average production is special here. As they say "they don't make them like this anymore"

Thank macs48
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We spent an evening listening to Manheim Steamrollers for 2 hours and thoroughly enjoyed our time there, The variety of the music was very good. Performers some were from Omaha so that made it more interesting.

Thank carenurse
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Omaha's old Orpheum theater is now home to Omaha Performing Arts. Whatever entertainment show we've seen at Omaha Performing Arts has been top notch. Broaday Acrooss America shows are especially enjoyable held in the beautiful atmosphere. This theater dates to 1927. Originally built as a...More

Thank Bev W
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The photo here shows the marquee of the Orpheum Theater, in downtown Omaha, on sixteenth street. The theater has wonderful acoustics! This is where most Opera/Omaha productions are set. The Orpheum is a wonderful venue for the audience, at least, and I love being in...More

Thank susanD1012EP
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Beautiful, historical, ornate inside, nothing like it. Always great performances. I love the louge seats or orchestra, but nothing really bad.

Thank K8192BWjoanm
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I like that it is a smaller venue. Can't really have a bad seat. I saw the Jersey Boys, Blue Man Group and the Yamamoto (?) drummers. It feels intimate.

Thank younghisohn
Reviewed 26 April 2017

My wife and I went to a great show in a great venue. The staff handled the large crowd with efficiency.

Thank williamhQ2699SQ
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The orpheum is always brining in a great choice of plays, shows, and concerts. Has a classic feel of an opera house.

Thank Traveled402
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We've gone to many performances at the Orpheum and every show has been enjoyable and almost every seat affords a decent, if not always close, view of the performance. The ushers have always been friendly and helpful, in my experience. There is a parking garage...More

Thank Omahafamilyofsix
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Liz C
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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.
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