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OPA ROUNDUP: Summer shows you can’t miss

Posted On Jul 10, 2018, 09:26 AM by Courtney Mattern

During the summer months, we’re constantly adding new entertainment to the Omaha Performing Arts calendar. From comedians to popular artists, our shows provide the perfect opportunity to escape the heat and have fun. We’ve rounded up something fun for everyone!


American Idol logo with the top 7 Finalists

IF YOU'RE AN AMERICAN IDOL SUPER FAN...
American Idol: Live 2018!
takes the hit talent show on the road featuring the Top 7 Finalists from this season: Cade Foehner, Caleb Lee Hutchinson, Catie Turner, Gabby Barrett, Jurnee, Maddie Poppe and Michael J. Woodard. Oh but that’s not all! American Idol fans will certainly remember special guest Kris Allen, winner of Season 8. The singer/songwriter from Arkansas won over America with his soulful acoustic performances. In case you forgot, check out his version of Kanye West’s “Heartless.”


All Star Comedy Jam 2018 logo

IF YOU NEED A GOOD LAUGH...
We’re having a ha-ha-happy summer here at OPA with a variety of comedians taking the stage! In July, the All Star Comedy Jam brings superstars DC Young Fly, Kountry Wayne and Lil Duval to Omaha. Both named among Comedy Central’s 100 Best Standup Comics of All Time, Paula Poundstone and David Cross bring their tours to the Holland Center in August.


Belinda Davids as Whitney Houston

IF YOU JUST WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY...
You better believe we’re referencing the legendary Whitney Houston. Her musical legacy is brought to life on stage in the ultimate tribute show The Greatest Love of All starring Belinda Davids. Davids has performed alongside the likes of Keri Hilson, Keyshia Cole and Monica – and definitely has the pipes to do your favorite Whitney songs justice. Even “I Will Always Love you.”

David Foster sits at a piano

IF YOU'VE ALWAYS LOVED TOP 40 RADIO...
You might not know David Foster, but you most certainly know his music. One of the most decorated individuals in the history of music, Foster is hailed as the industry’s “hitman.” He’s written, arranged and produced dozens of hits for some celebrated artists including Celine Dion, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Michael Bublé, Chicago, Mariah Carey, Destiny’s Child, ’N Sync … the list goes on and on. In his one-night-only show, he shares his hits and latest music. 

For even more summer fun, check our upcoming show listings on TicketOmaha.com to see what’s headed to Omaha.