Omaha, Neb., (August 8, 2016) – Omaha Performing Arts
is proud to announce that the Orpheum Theater and Holland Performing Arts
Center are once again listed among the top theatre venues in the world by Pollstar
and Venues Today
, the industry’s top publications covering the worldwide concert industry and venues.
Year-end Worldwide Ticket Sales Report ranks the Orpheum Theater 53rd and the Holland Center 129th in the world for ticket sales among venues their size.
“Top Spots” ranks the Orpheum Theater #6 in the Midwest and the Holland Performing Arts Center #2 among Midwest venues of their size.
Pollstar is the only trade publication covering the worldwide concert industry. The year-end rankings were based on reports to Pollstar for shows that played between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015. Venues Today is the leading international trade publication that covers the business side of entertainment and sports, particularly as it relates to venues. Its year-end rankings are based on tickets sold for performances that played between February 1, 2015 and January 31, 2016.
Omaha Performing Arts
owns and operates the Holland Performing Arts Center
and manages and maintains the Orpheum Theater
– the former, which includes the acoustically acclaimed Kiewit Concert Hall and Scott Recital Hall and the latter, which includes Slosburg Hall, a proscenium theater.
“We continually strive to make Omaha a destination for top entertainers and Broadway productions,” Joan Squires, president of Omaha Performing Arts
said. “Our audiences have come to expect this and have supported our efforts which helps both venues climb in the worldwide rankings for ticket sales.”