June 20, 2019 by and

Event times and details may change. Check with venue or event organizer to confirm.


Stage Performances

Shakespeare on the Green: Hamlet
July 2, 3, and 6 at Elmwood Park, 411 1/2 N. Elmwood Road. After the death of his father and the wedding between his mother and uncle, Hamlet sets out to avenge his father’s death. The event includes pre-show entertainment. 8 p.m. Admission: free. 402.280.2391.
nebraskashakespeare.com

Shakespeare on the Green: All’s Well That Ends Well
July 5 and 7 at Elmwood Park, 411 1/2 N. Elmwood Road. All’s Well That Ends Well tells the story of one woman’s obsessive love. It is performed by Juno’s Swans, the all-female ensemble. Chairs or blankets are acceptable, and pre-show entertainment is available. 8 p.m. Admission: free. 402.280.2391.
nebraskashakespeare.com

Andy Woodhull
July 5-7 at Funny Bone Comedy Club, 17305 Davenport St. Woodhull has been featured on The Late Late Show, Conan, Comedy Central, and The Tonight Show: Staring Jimmy Fallon. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $17-$47. 402.493.8036.
omaha.funnybone.com

Plays Out Loud! Summer Reading Series: Days of Absence
July 12-13 at the Union for Contemporary Art, 2423 N. 24th St. Plays Out Loud! is a readers’ theater series. Days of Absence by Douglas Turner Ward is a satire that speaks to race relations in an imaginary Southern town. 7 p.m. Tickets: $5 advanced, free general admission. 402.933-3161.
u-ca.org

Chris Porter
July 18-20 at Funny Bone Comedy Club, 17305 Davenport St. Porter was a finalist on season 4 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing and has a comedy special, “Ugly & Angry.” 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $17-$47. 402.493.8036.
omaha.funnybone.com

Chris Porter

Brit Floyd
July 19 at the Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. This Pink Floyd tribute show comes to Omaha to celebrate the 40th anniversary celebration of The Wall.  8 p.m. Tickets: $35-$155. 402.345-0606.
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Omaha Under the Radar
July 24-27 at various locations. This annual event gives Midwestern and national performers the chance to connect and learn through dance and theatrical performances, art discussions, workshops, and other educational opportunities. Times vary. Tickets: $10 single event pass, $25 Saturday pass, $50 festival pass, $100 VIP pass.
undertheradaromaha.com

Eddie Ifft
Aug. 1-3 at Funny Bone Comedy Club, 17305 Davenport St. Ifft has made numerous appearances on late-night shows such as Chelsea Lately and Last Comic Standing, and currently hosts his own podcast, The Bingle Show. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $17-$47. 402.493.8036.
omaha.funnybone.com

Billy McGuigan’s Rock Twist
Aug. 2-18 at Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St. This live concert experience combines classic rock ’n’ roll hits with a big band twist. The show will cover a variety of artists from The Doors to Frank Sinatra. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $42. 402.553.0800.
omahaplayhouse.com   

Jessimae Peluso
Aug. 8-10 at Funny Bone Comedy Club, 17305 Davenport St. Best known for starring on MTV’s Girl Code, Peluso is now a stand-up comedian. She also has two weekly podcasts, Sharp Tongue and Highlarious. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $17-$47. 402.493.8036.
omaha.funnybone.com

Jessimae Peluso

Sweat
Aug. 16-Sept. 15 at Omaha Community Playhouse, 6915 Cass St. Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Sweat follows a group of American steelworkers who lose their economic security. 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $18-36. 402.553.0800.
omahaplayhouse.com   

Squeeze My Cans: Surviving Scientology
Aug. 16-18 at Reverb Lounge, 6121 Military Ave. This theatrical performance takes the audience on the roller coaster ride that is Scientology. Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 6 p.m. Tickets: $20. 402.884.5707.
reverblounge.com

PAW Patrol Live!
Aug. 17-18 at the Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. The six beloved “rescue” dogs from Nickelodeon’s children’s show PAW Patrol are brought to life on a live stage. These pirate pups need all paws on deck to find the hidden treasure and save the day. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets: $22-$135. 402.345.0606.
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John Crist
Aug. 20 and 21 at Funny Bone Comedy Club, 17305 Davenport St. Comedian and viral sensation Crist has been named one of the “Top Five Comics to Watch.” Crist’s humor sometimes revolves around the local church. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $17-$47. 402.493.8036.
omaha.funnybone.com

Plays Out Loud! Summer Reading Series: Simply Heavenly
Aug. 23-24 at the Union for Contemporary Art, 2423 N. 24th St. Plays Out Loud! is a readers theater series. This play by Langston Hughes follows the lead character, Simple, as he must choose between responsibility and temptation. 7 p.m. Tickets: $5 advanced, free general admission. 402.933.3161.
u-ca.org

Christian Nodal Ahora Tour
Aug. 24 at the Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. Mexican singer and songwriter Christian Nodal will perform his “mariacheño,” along with several surprises and mixes unique to this performance. 9 p.m. Tickets: $50-$140. 402.345.0606.
ticketomaha.com

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