Aug. 19 - Sep. 18, 2022 • Howard Drew
By Matthew López | Directed by Brady Patsy
You’ve never seen Elvis like this. A Southern straight boy and out-of-work Elvis impersonator discovers a hidden talent—and a way to pay his mounting bills—after a drag queen convinces him […]
Sep. 16 - Oct. 16, 2022 • Hawks Mainstage
Based on the Paramount movie by Mike White | Book by Julian Fellowes | Lyrics by Glenn Slater | New Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber | Directed by Stephen Santa
You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll rock. A middle-aged wannabe rock star lands a new gig as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school, where he transforms a group of […]
Oct. 7 - Nov. 6, 2022 • Howard Drew
By Bekah Brunstetter | Directed by Kim Clark-Kaczmarek
A new comedy from the writer of hit TV show ‘This Is Us.’ A celebrated North Carolina baker is thrilled to finally design a wedding cake for her goddaughter. But […]
Nov. 18 - Dec. 23, 2022 • Hawks Mainstage • Special Event*
Written by Charles Dickens | Adapted by Charles Jones | Musical Orchestration by John J. Bennett
It just isn’t Christmas without ‘A Christmas Carol!’ Experience Omaha’s favorite holiday tradition as Ebenezer Scrooge takes us on a life-changing journey to discover the true meaning of Christmas. The […]
Nov. 25 - Dec. 23, 2022 • Howard Drew • Special Event*
From the creator of ‘Late Nite Catechism!’ It’s “CSI: Bethlehem” in this holiday mystery extravaganza, from the author of Late Nite Catechism, as Sister takes on the mystery that has […]
Jan. 20 - Feb. 12, 2023 • Hawks Mainstage
By August Wilson | Directed by Brady Patsy
The Pulitzer Prize-winning classic by August Wilson. A former African American League baseball player struggles to co-exist with the racial trauma he still carries from his time in the league. […]
Feb. 10 - Mar. 19, 2023 • Howard Drew
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson | Directed by Stephen Santa
The cultural phenomenon that has inspired audiences for a quarter century. A raw and emotional year in the life of a diverse group of friends and struggling artists, chasing their […]
Mar. 3 - Mar. 26, 2023 • Hawks Mainstage
Book and Lyrics by Tom Eyen | Music by Henry Krieger | Directed by Kathy Tyree
Stars rise and fall, but dreams live forever. A trio of women soul singers catch their big break during an amateur competition. But will their friendship—and their music—survive the rapid […]
Apr. 14 - May. 7, 2023 • Hawks Mainstage
Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman | Music by Alan Menken | Directed by Stephen Santa
The gleefully gruesome cult comedy with an infectious 60s-style score. Seymour, a nerdy store clerk at Mushnik’s flower shop, is thrust into the spotlight when he happens upon a new […]
Apr. 28 - May. 21, 2023 • Howard Drew
By Charlayne Woodard | Directed by Breanna Carodine
A profound celebration of life and the Black experience. Charlayne Woodard takes us on an intimate and powerful journey through five autobiographical vignettes, each capturing different moments of her life […]
Jun. 2 - Jun. 25, 2023 • Hawks Mainstage
Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda | Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes | Directed by Brady Patsy
Before there was ‘Hamilton,’ there was ‘In the Heights.’ From the revolutionary mind of Lin-Manuel Miranda, this Tony Award®-winning musical recounts three days in the vibrant neighborhood of Washington Heights, […]
Aug. 20 - Sep. 19, 2021 • Howard Drew
By Ken Ludwig | Directed by Susan Baer Collins
A heartwarming recount of wartime romance between two strangers, stitched together from hundreds of real-life letters between the playwright’s parents.
Sep. 17 - Oct. 10, 2021 • Hawks Mainstage
Adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig | Directed by Anthony Clark-Kaczmarek
A thrilling whodunit set aboard the world’s most famous luxury locomotive, Murder on the Orient Express will keep you guessing until the very end.
Oct. 8 - Nov. 7, 2021 • Howard Drew
By Charles Ludlam | Directed by Jim McKain
Vampires, werewolves, mummies and an ancient family curse: Two actors take on all of this and more — via dozens of warp-speed quick changes — in this wildly absurd comedy.
Nov. 12 - Nov. 12, 2021 • Howard Drew
The Weisenheimers are back at the Omaha Community Playhouse! The Midwest’s premier improv comedy group returns for one night only!
Nov. 19 - Dec. 23, 2021 • Hawks Mainstage
Written by Charles Dickens | Adapted by Charles JonesMusical Orchestration by John J. Bennett | Directed by Susan Baer Collins | Co-Directors Carl Beck and Ablan Roblin
It just isn’t Christmas without A Christmas Carol! Experience Omaha’s favorite holiday tradition as Ebenezer Scrooge takes us on a life-changing journey to discover the true meaning of Christmas.
Nov. 26 - Dec. 23, 2021 • Howard Drew
OCP legend Camille Metoyer Moten makes her highly anticipated return to the stage for an intimate holiday affair. Christmas in My Heart is all the wonder and magic of the season in concert.
Feb. 4 - Feb. 13, 2022 • Hawks Mainstage
Written and Composed by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell | Directed by Roxanne Wach
Nominated for five Tony Awards®, written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell and inspired by real events, Bright Star is a story of enduring hope woven through time and set against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.
Feb. 17 - Mar. 13, 2022 • Howard Drew
By John Patrick Shanley | Directed by Susan Baer Collins
This charming romantic comedy follows Anthony and Rosemary, two introverts who grew up on neighboring farms in rural Ireland.
Mar. 4 - Mar. 27, 2022 • Hawks Mainstage
Based on the Novel by Alice Walker | Book by Marsha Norman | Music and Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray | Directed by Kathy Tyree
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the Oscar® nominated film by Steven Spielberg, The Color Purple is an intimate coming-of-age story set in rural Georgia and told through a rich helping of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues.
Apr. 15 - May. 8, 2022 • Hawks Mainstage
Adapted by Eric Coble from the Newbery Award-winning book by Lois Lowry | Directed by Lisa Kerekes
Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a utopian society with no war, no pain and no memories. All of life’s choices, from your occupation to your family members, are conveniently dictated by the government to keep things perfectly equal and functional.
May. 6 - Jun. 5, 2022 • Howard Drew
By Lydia R. Diamond | Directed by DeMone Seraphin
The LeVays, a wealthy Black family, set out for a relaxing weekend at their second home in Martha’s Vineyard. When brothers Kent and Flip both bring their new girlfriends to meet the family, the newcomers butt heads over everything from class to race to cultural expectations.
May. 27 - Jun. 26, 2022 • Hawks Mainstage
Book by Harvey Fierstein | Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper | Original Broadway Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell | Based on the Miramax motion picture Kinky Boots | Written by Geoff Deane and Tim Firth | Directed by Stephen Santa
Flashy, inspiring and downright fun, Kinky Boots is the heartwarming Broadway musical — and winner of six Tony Awards® — thrilling audiences around the world.
Jun. 10 - Jun. 26, 2022 • Howard Drew
Celebrate the divas who dominated the music scene for decades with this high-energy concert experience! Featuring the music of Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, The Supremes, Carole King and more — served up by a team of powerhouse vocalists and backed by a full rock band.