OMAHA PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES 15/16 SEASON AND CELEBRATE 10 FESTIVITIES
10th Anniversary Gala With Kristen Chenoweth, KINKY BOOTS Kick Off Season
THE BOOK OF MORMON Returns By Popular Demand And An All-New THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Is Back And ‘Bigger And Better Than Before’
Omaha Performing Arts’ 2015/2016 Season will include a celebration of the organization’s 10th anniversary, Celebrate 10. Details on the festivities as well as the 15/16 Season were announced during a subscriber and patron event at the Holland Performing Arts Center on March 23. Special performances by cast members of Disney’s NEWSIES and Celia Hottenstein and Eric Ruiz, who star as Christina and Raoul in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, were part of the announcement. The dance troupe BANDALOOP opened the event with an awe-inspiring aerial performance.
Highlights of the 2015/2016 Season include the Celebrate 10 Gala starring Kristin Chenoweth on Friday, October 16; exciting Omaha premieres of Broadway national touring productions of KINKY BOOTS and Disney’s NEWSIES as well as an all-new production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA; and performances by Dance Theatre of Harlem, comedian and singer Jane Lynch, and Ramsey Lewis Electric Band with special guest Philip Bailey of Earth, Wind and Fire.
“We look forward to welcoming the community to our 10th anniversary celebration that includes an amazing array of wonderful artists and productions,” said Joan Squires, president of Omaha Performing Arts. “Kristen Chenoweth’s performance at the Celebrate 10 Gala commemorates a decade of events at the Holland Center, and will be a highlight of this milestone season.”
Season ticket packages to the six series are available for purchase now. Single tickets to performances go on sale at a later date.
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