Founded in 1949, the Omaha Theater Company (known locally as The Rose) is one of the oldest, largest, and most well-respected children’s theater companies in the country, serving more than 300,000 children and families each year at home and on national tour.
Omaha Theater Company casts professional actors from across the United States and sets the highest standards for performance quality in the region. The Company began touring nationally in 1990 and has performed at such prestigious venues as the Brooklyn Center (Brooklyn, NY), Clowes Hall (Indianapolis, IN), Carson Center (Paducah, KY), and NJPAC (Newark, NJ).
Past touring productions include: Bunnicula, The Little Engine That Could, Miss Nelson Is Missing, Horrible Harry and If You Give A Cat A Cupcake. New for the 2012-13 season, Omaha Theater Company is proud to tour its swashbuckling new musical How I Became a Pirate, which is based on the best-selling children book written by Melinda Long and illustrated by David Shannon. Omaha Theater Company will tour Diary of a Worm, a Spider, and a Fly and The Borrowers in 2013-14.
Here’s what people are saying…
“On behalf of the Imagination Celebration team in Colorado Springs, please allow me to thank the Omaha Theater Company actors one and all for giving the Colorado Springs children, families and teachers one of the most entertaining, educational, inspiring, and successful theater performances ever!!!!” - Mary Beth Burichin, Event Manager, Kennedy Center Imagination Celebration (Colorado)
“The show was fantastic. I was very proud to have such a high quality production part of my season. Omaha Theater Company is outstanding.” - Linda Zaragoza, Chesapeake College (Maryland)
“Everything went great with the production. I couldn’t be happier with it. We sold out two performances, and I wish we had booked two more. Thank you for the good work and we look forward to working with you next year.” - Scott Baker, Executive Director,Waco Hippodrome (Texas)