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Orpheum Theater, Holland Performing Arts Center rank among top venues worldwide

Aug 15, 2016, 13:33 PM by Kelly Bartnick

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.

Pollstar’s 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.
Venues Today’s “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.”