Econo Lodge Downtown
2211 Douglas Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Phone: (402) 345-9565
Fax: (402) 345-0311
Each time the curtain opens, so does a world of imagination and opportunity. Children's stories come to life in a fashion that entertains audience members of all ages. The theater, recognized as one of the oldest and largest children's theaters in the country, also offers acting lessons, dance classes and various workshops for children and teenagers.
Located in the Joslyn Art Museum, the Witherspoon Concert Hall is a grand performance venue. The 1004 seater auditorium is equipped with an elaborate sound system and other state-of-the-art facilities, making it apt for concerts, lectures and corporate events. The special events department at the Witherspoon Concert Hall manages event bookings and happenings.
One of the oldest standing palaces of the city, Rose Theater is a well-crafted classical building with Mediterranean-style murals and balconies. The building has a longstanding history of hosting theater performances, concerts and was also used as a film studio, until it was acquired by the Omaha Theater Company. The theater, today, hosts series of performances ranging from dance shows, ballet, stage shows and also can be rented out for various events. The building comprises a lavish main stage theater, grand lobby and several theaters dedicated to Hitchcock and other film personalities.
This theatrical-style venue is part of the large Civic Auditorium arena complex. Completely renovated in 1996, the Music Hall hosts touring Broadway-style theatrical productions, national musical acts and well-known comedy shows. Past performances include Melissa Etheridge and Sarah McLachlin. The atmosphere here is much more intimate and casual than the grand Orpheum Theater. Four levels of seating and a proscenium stage offer an excellent view no matter where you sit. Plenty of paid and curbside parking is available.
One of the many spaces in the Omaha Civic Auditorium, Mancuso Hall is a 25,000 square feet facility. It's a huge space ideal for concerts, exhibitions, trade shows, dance parties, small social gathering, receptions etc. For concerts it can accommodate upto 2,500 people and 1,500 for banquet events. An event organized here is completely taken care of by the center. The absence of any apparent beams in the venue area enables this place maneuvering heavy equipments, consequently enabling an unobstructive view throughout.
Built in 1927, the Orpheum Theater stage has hosted the likes of legends such as W.C. Fields, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Al Jolson. The entire facility received a top-to-bottom renovation in the 1970s. Today, it is home to Opera Omaha, the Omaha Symphony, Broadway touring productions and music concerts. In recent years, Jerry Seinfeld, the Phantom of the Opera, Annie and James Taylor have all graced the Orpheum stage. The architecture and design of this historic theater is absolutely breathtaking. Tours are available at no charge, just call to make an appointment.
Join this magnificent symphony orchestra in celebrating its 80th season. Enjoy Beethoven's Ninth Symphony at the lavishly decorated Orpheum Theater. On Friday and Saturday evenings, you can attend SuperPops, which includes Garrison Keillor, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Holiday Fanfare. There are also family concerts, Sunday matinées, MasterWorks and Spectrum Chamber Orchestra events.
Holland Center is an arts center in Omaha that hosts some of the best events in the city. Inside there is a large seating capacity that easily accommodates those who are here to see the plays and music performances. The center features a variety of performance spaces, including venues that are enclosed, semi-enclosed or in the beautiful outdoor courtyard. Not matter which venue you are seeing a performance in, it will be an event to remember.
1316 Jones Street is quite obviously named after it's exact location. The venue is a banquet hall that caters to all sorts of private events. The popularity of the place has led it to also be a concert venue. Well-suited for wedding receptions, conferences or any type of party, formal or informal, 1316 Jones Street is the perfect venue to celebrate. Fashioned like Old Market, a neighborhood in Downtown Omaha, not too far from Jones Street, seems to have made it more than popular with guests. The building itself is a landmark and a historic part of the city. The catering service will customize a package for you depending on your needs. They also have a lounge and a high definition television for entertainment. Do contact them for more details.
The Marcus Midtown Cinema located on the Farnam street is a state-of-the-art multiplex with five screens and an entertainment center. These screens are digitally and technically equipped to showcase popular Hollywood movies and also provides VIP facilities for its guests. Here you can use the Cinedine facility of the cinema, where you can order food from the in-house restaurant and dine while watching the movie or simply, enjoy the movies the traditional way. The lounge and bar facility inside the theater serves to be a perfect hangout place before or after the movie.
Built in 2007, the Ruth Sokolof Theater is a 2 screen cinema house which is used to show motion pictures. It is home to the Film Streams, a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of cinema as an art form, and is equipped with modern technology and comfortable seating. This is the perfect place to catch up on movies made by stalwarts of world cinema.
The Brigit Saint Brigit Theatre Company (BSB) is the only company in the area that dedicates itself to professional-level production of the classics. From Greek tragedy to contemporary pieces, Brigit St. Brigit draws its name from one of three patron saints of Ireland. Past productions include Medea, Hamlet, The Importance of Being Earnest, A Streetcar Named Desire and Equus. One Irish classic is included in the schedule each year.