Orpheum Theater

The celebrated Orpheum Theater has served as the home of the finest in local and national performing arts in Omaha for nearly a century. A cornerstone of the city's cultural history, this former vaudeville house was constructed in 1927. Recent renovations have restored its ornate splendor and enhanced acoustics.



Omaha Performing Arts presents the finest dance companies, stand-up-comedians, contemporary music artists and other theatrical productions at the Orpheum Theater. In addition, the theater also hosts Opera Omaha and a variety of private and community events, such as high school graduation, local dance recitals and weddings. The space is also available to rent for private events and public performances. If you’d like to contact Omaha Performing Arts about reserving a space, click here.

The Orpheum Theater is managed by Omaha Performing Arts. Ticket Omaha is the official ticket retailer for the Orpheum Theater.


The Orpheum Theater offers a wide range of accessibility features, and our team is happy to accommodate your unique request with advance notice. If you have a special request, simply contact Ticket Omaha. Requests for accommodations should be made when purchasing tickets. Please email TicketOmaha@omahaperformingarts.org or call 402.345.0606.


To ensure everyone enjoys the show:
  • All electronic devices must be turned off or switched into silent mode during the performance.
  • The use of any recording devices during the performance is not permitted.
  • Snacks and beverages with lids are permitted in the theater.
  • As a courtesy to other patrons, please dispose of all trash in the provided receptacles near the entrance doors of the hall.
  • No smoking, including e-cigarettes, is allowed in the building.


Parking is available at the Orpheum Theater in the OPPD Energy Plaza garage for only $6. The Skylink takes you directly to the balcony level of the theater. Lot parking at 15th and Howard is available for $10. Meters run 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Sundays and holidays are free.

Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th Street
Omaha, NE 68102