SHREK fans are invited to submit a photo of fairytale character "Gingy" at one of their favorite destinations during Omaha Performing Arts' "Gingy" photo contest. Photos of "Gingy" will be accepted via Twitter (Hash tag: #GingyInOmaha) and Facebook, September 21 through October 1. The public will vote for their favorite photo via Facebook from October 1 through October 12. The person submitting the winning entry will receive four tickets to SHREK THE MUSICAL for opening night at the Orpheum Theater, Tuesday, October 23. "Gingy" is one of several fairytale characters audiences will see during SHREK THE MUSICAL, which will continue performances through Sunday, October 28. The production is part of the Omaha Performing Arts' Broadway series.
Here's what to do: Go to https://www.facebook.com/OmahaPerformingArtsOrg# and download the photo of "Gingy." Then visit one of your favorite destinations, take a photo of Gingy at that destination and submit your photo via social media. You can submit as many photos as you like by October 1. You and everyone else can vote online for your favorite entry between October 1 and October 12. Omaha Performing Arts will select the winner. While entries can be submitted via twitter, voting will take place only on Omaha Performing Arts' Facebook page.*
SHREK THE MUSICAL tickets also are available online at TicketOmaha.com; by phone at 402-345-0606 or at the Ticket Omaha office in the Holland Performing Arts Center, 13th and Douglas streets, Omaha, NE. For groups of 10 or more call 402-661-8516 or toll-free at 866-434-8587.
Shrek is a swamp-dwelling ogre who goes on a life-changing adventure to reclaim the deed to his land. Joined by a wise-cracking donkey, this unlikely hero fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess and learns that real friendship and true love aren't only found in fairy tales.
SHREK THE MUSICAL will play the Orpheum Theater, for eight performances, Tuesday, October 23 through Sunday, October 28. Performance times are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; Friday at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Due to the nature of live entertainment, all programs, performers, prices, dates and times are subject to change.
Omaha Performing Arts is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing world-class performances to the Omaha metropolitan area. Omaha Performing Arts' commitment to the arts extends into its own series, Omaha Performing Arts Presents, as well as education and community involvement programs that help ensure the arts have a far-reaching impact. In partnership with Broadway Across America, Omaha Performing Arts also brings the finest in touring Broadway productions to Omaha, Core to its mission, Omaha Performing Arts manages two landmark venues, the Holland Performing Arts Center and the Orpheum Theater – the former, which includes the acoustically acclaimed Kiewit Concert Hall and Scott Recital Hall and the latter, which includes Slosburg Hall, a proscenium theater. Omaha Performing Arts also provides comprehensive ticketing services for cultural and performing arts within the region through Ticket Omaha (TicketOmaha.com).
BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA (Producer), part of the Key Brand Entertainment family of companies which includes Broadway.com, is owned and operated by British theatre producer John Gore (CEO) and entertainment industry veteran Thomas B. McGrath (Chairman). Broadway Across America presents first-class touring musicals and plays across 40 North American cities. Broadway.com is the premier theatre website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. Under the supervision of Beth Williams (CEO – Theater Division), Broadway Across America is also dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse theatre. Current Broadway productions include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying starring Nick Jonas and Beau Bridges, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, Godspell, Memphis, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and the New York and US touring productions of Million Dollar Quartet. For more information, visit Broadwayacrossamerica.com.