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Madagascar: A Musical Adventure

Based on the Dreamworks Animation Motion Picture
Book by Kevin Del Aguila
Original Music and Lyrics by George Noriega & Joel Somellian

Madagascar – A Musical Adventure is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

Look who is about to MOVE IT! MOVE IT! right into the spotlight live on stage at The Rose! Join all your favorite friends from the hilarious Dreamworks animated adventure--Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo, Melvin the Giraffe, even lemur King Julien! And, of course those perpetually plotting penguins--as they embark on an exciting expedition that takes them from the safety of Central Park Zoo to mysterious Madagascar. It’s must-see manic musical mayhem the whole family will enjoy!

  • Run Dates Oct 6-22, 2017
  • Appropriate Ages 5+
  • Duration 60 minutes

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Show dates and times

Friday, Oct. 6 - 7 pm
Saturday, Oct. 7 - 2 pm
Saturday, Oct. 7 - 5 pm
Sunday, Oct. 8 - 2 pm
Friday, Oct. 13 - 7 pm
Saturday, Oct. 14 - 2 pm* ⁂
Saturday, Oct. 14 - 5 pm**
Sunday, Oct. 15 - 10 am
Sunday, Oct. 15 - 2 pm
Friday, Oct. 20 - 7 pm
Saturday, Oct. 21 - 2 pm
Saturday, Oct. 21 - 5 pm
Sunday, Oct. 22 - 10 am
Sunday, Oct. 22 - 2 pm

* ASL interpretation for the deaf and hard of hearing is provided
** Sensory-friendly show
⁂ Audio description services for the blind are provided


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4 FREE tickets to this show.

Additional tickets can be purchased by members for $12 each. (Regularly $20.)

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Field Trip Info


Best for Grades:
  • Preschool - 5th Grade
  • Friendships across different species
  • Sometimes life should be less serious
  • Finding happiness where you are -- there's no place like home
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:
  • Thurs. Oct. 5th at 1 pm
  • Fri. Oct. 6th at 10 am
  • Tues. Oct. 10th at 10 am
  • Wed. Oct. 11th at 10 am
  • Wed. Oct. 11th at 1 pm
  • Fri. Oct. 13th at 10 am
  • Tues. Oct. 17th at 10 am
  • Wed. Oct. 18th at 10 am
  • Wed. Oct. 18th at 1 pm
  • Fri. Oct. 20th: 10a & 7p
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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Know Before You Go


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.