Omaha Performing Arts begins building a new venue

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – Omaha Performing Arts has started construction of its new downtown live music venue.

According to a press release from O-pa on Monday, the facility will be part of the “arts and entertainment campus” planned near the Holland Performing Arts Center in the city center.

OPA has started construction of a new venue in downtown Omaha. This artist’s rendering conceptualizes the interior performance space.(Courtesy Omaha Performing Arts)

Kiewit began work on the website for the US $ 103 million “flexible seating area” last summer, which can accommodate up to 3,000 people, the press release said.

The venue, slated to open between Dodge Street and Capitol Venue on 11th and 12th streets in mid-2023, is designed to complement the Holland Performing Arts Center and provide a performance space for local artists and organizations.

OPA starts building a new venueOPA starts building a new venue(Courtesy Omaha Performing Arts)

“The live music venue will make a significant contribution to downtown Omaha by providing a unique concert venue that complements the Holland Performing Arts Center and connects the city’s revitalized riverside with the growing developments to the north of downtown,” said Joan Squires, president of Omaha Performing Arts, in the press release.

Correction: The spelling has been corrected for Kiewit. 6 News regrets the mistake.

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