Omaha Public Radio News
2:43 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Omaha Performing Arts unveils 2008-2009 schedule

Omaha, NE – Omaha Performing Arts' 2008-2009 season features a wide range of performances, from jazz, to bluegrass, comedy, classical, and dance. The season begins October Third with Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band. This season's concerts include:

Jazz

Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band
Blue Note Records 70th Anniversary-On Tour
Regina Carter
John Pizzarelli
Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band

Dance

DanceBrazil
Diavolo
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet
Tomas Kubinek

Classical

The 5 Browns
The Canadian Brass
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and the Assad Brothers
L.A. Theatre Works presents War of the Worlds and The Lost World

Popular entertainers

Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby
Bill Cosby
Bebe Neuwirth
Leahy

A la Carte

k.d. lang
Capitol Steps Production
Hot Peas N Butter
The Peking Acrobats
The African Children's Choir in Journey of Hope
Rain: The Beatles Experience
Rebecca Frezza and Big Truck

Broadway Across America

The Rat Pack
Grease
Avenue Q
Wicked

The season concludes June 23, 2009 with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in concert.

For more information, go to www.omahaperformingarts.org.