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Orpheum Theater, Holland Center move up worldwide ticket sale rankings

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Posted at 3:22 PM, Jan 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-28 16:22:05-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Two Omaha theaters have moved up in Pollstar's year-end ticket sales report.

The Orpheum Theater is now ranked No. 48 worlwide after coming in at No. 58 in 2017. The Holland Center's Peter Kiewit Concert Hall rose from No. 123 to No. 120 in 2017.

“We continually strive to make Omaha a destination for top entertainers and Broadway productions,” Joan Squires, president of Omaha Performing Arts said in a release. “Our audiences have come to expect this and have supported our efforts which helps both venues climb in the world rankings for ticket sales."

Omaha Performing Arts owns and operates the Holland Center and manages and maintains the Orpheum.

Overall, the Orpheum sold more than 149,000 tickets and the Holland Center sold just over 60,000. The year-end ticket sale rankings are based on sales from Nov. 23, 2017 to Nov. 21, 2018.