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Curious George & the Golden Meatball

Based on the Books by Margret and H.A. Rey and the Play Owned by Universal Stage Productions
Music by John Kavanaugh
Book & Lyrics by Jeremy Desmon

CURIOUS GEORGE TYA is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Everyone’s favorite little monkey and his trusty human companion, The Man with the Yellow Hat, bring their fun-filled friendship to The Rose stage in this live musical delight. And this time George’s endless curiosity--and a big-hearted desire to help his neighborhood friend and chef, Luigi--takes him on a whirlwind, worldwide adventure to Europe for The Golden Meatball culinary competition. Come savor the laughs and adventure abound from abroad as George seeks to prove Luigi is the best chef in the whole world!

  • Run Dates Apr 20 - May 6, 2018
  • Appropriate Ages 4+
  • Duration 60 minutes
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Best for Grades:
  • Pre-K - 4th Grade
  • Being curious can be fun and surprising
  • Helping and supporting your friends
  • Communicating without words
State Requirements:
  • Retelling information from narrative text
  • Making connections between characters or events in narrative and informational text, to own life or other cultures
  • Describing how people’s actions affect others
Field trip dates and times:
  • April 20th at 10 am
  • Tues. April 24th at 10 am
  • Wed. Apr. 25th at 10 am SOLD OUT
  • Thur. April 26th at 1 pm
  • Fri. April 27th at 10 am SOLD OUT
  • Tues. May 1st at 10 am
  • Wed. May 2nd at 10 am SOLD OUT
  • Thus. May 3rd at 1 pm
  • Fri. May 4th at 10 am SOLD OUT
  Field Trip Pricing:
  • Teachers are FREE!
  • $5.00 Students
  • $3.75 Students on Reduced Lunch Program
  • $2.75 Students on Free Lunch Program
  • $5.00 Adult Chaperones
  • Note: Tax will be added for out-of-state groups
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Show tickets are available at Will Call, if not picked up earlier. Lobby doors will open 45 minutes prior to the show. Tickets that have not been claimed five minutes prior to the the show may be released or sold.


The Rose is surrounded by several metered parking spots, active from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The cost is $0.25 per hour or $10 per day. Metered parking is free on Sundays and holidays. Free parking is available in the Wells Fargo parking lot on the northwest corner of 20th and Farnam streets on weekends and after 5:30 p.m. on weeknights. Parking is also available on weekends for $2 in the parking garage at 19th & Harney, courtesy of the Omaha Douglas County Public Building Commission.


Everyone deserves a chance to experience the magic of theater. Performances are open to children and family members of all abilities. Click here to learn more about accessibility at The Rose.

Join Our Post-Performance Q&A Session!

A few minutes after the performance, our actors will conduct a Question & Answer session from the stage. It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the scenery, costumes, special effects, and other aspects of the production. The actors may even have a question or two for you about the story.

Meet the Cast & Get an Autograph!

Some performers will be available after the show to say hello, pose in pictures, and sign their autographs for you. You can meet them on the mezzanine level right outside the entrance to our balcony level seats.