Omaha Performing Arts recently announced its 2012/2013 Season, which includes Blockbuster Broadway hits, critically acclaimed dance companies, family-friendly entertainment, comedians and world-class musicians. With five great series – Broadway, Dance, Family, Jazz and Showcase (formerly Popular) – as well as a broad selection of Season Extras, Omaha Performing Arts offers a variety of world-renowned artists and ensembles with more than 100 performance dates. Season ticket holders save money, get the best seats in the house and enjoy exclusive perks, including:
Best seats at the best price; five great series from which to choose: Broadway, Dance, Family, Jazz and Showcase; priority purchasing and special offers to buy tickets before the general public for shows that are likely to sell out such as Disney's THE LION KING; free and easy ticket exchanges; savings of at least 15% when adding performances to season ticket orders, such as comedian Wayne Brady or the tap dance sensation Savion Glover; and 50% off ticket fees when adding shows to season ticket orders.
New this year: a "Print-at-Home" option for season tickets. To celebrate, patrons may receive $5 off each season ticket package using that perk. Plus, patrons can save an additional $5 when they renew or buy season tickets online at www.OmahaPerformingArts.org/SeasonTickets. Season ticket packages include at least three performances and start as low as $50-often less than the price of a single ticket. Those who are renewing your Season Tickets should receive your packets in the mail very soon and may renew right away online at www.OmahaPerformingArts.org/SeasonTickets and select RENEW. New season ticket holders will be able to purchase online starting May 8, 2012 at www.OmahaPerformingArts.org/SeasonTickets and select NEW.
The 2012/2013 Broadway season includes several smash-hit productions coming to Omaha for the first time, as well as a returning Blockbuster hit. And, this season you get five great shows in your Season Ticket package. Here's a glimpse into the 2012/2013 Broadway season:
SHREK THE MUSICAL – October 23-28, 2012: Based on the Oscar®-winning film, this hilarious story brings everyone's favorite ogre to life on stage.
Billy Elliot the Musical– November 27 – December 2, 2012: This show, with music by Elton John, depicts the joyous celebration of a young boy's journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class to discover a surprising passion. (Parental Advisory: Offensive Language)
MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL – January 15 – January 20, 2013: The 2010 Tony® winner for Best Musical is inspired by actual events and tells the story of a white radio DJ who falls in love with a black singer in racially charged 1950s Memphis, Tennessee. (Parental Advisory: Adult Content)
Disney's THE LION KING – March 12 – April 7, 2013: This breathtaking spectacle and Tony Award® winner makes its triumphant return to Omaha for a four-week run next Spring.
The Addams Family – May 14 – 19, 2013: A smash-hit musical comedy that brings the darkly delirious world of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Wednesday, Pugsley and Lurch to spooky and spectacular life.
*BROADWAY SPECIAL: Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – December 14 – 16, 2012: This romantic and enchanting production filled with unforgettable characters and lavish costumes returns to Omaha's Orpheum Theater for a limited-run engagement.
*This show is not part of the Season Ticket Package but can be added on to any Season Ticket order at a savings of 15%.
New this year, all season ticket price levels for Broadway performances are now available on the main floor of the Orpheum Theater.
Omaha Performing Arts's 2012/2013 Broadway Season Tickets start as low as $148 for seats to these five great shows.
Omaha Performing Arts takes a new look at the Dance series in the 2012/2013 Season. To truly capture the range present in quintessential American dance, the array of dance forms in the 2012/2013 Dance series will include everything from traditional ballet to tap. Here's a taste of what you can expect this season: