Aubree Sweeney (Standup)
February 24
Will Dougherty Loves Company (Standup)
February 24
Double Feature (Improv)*
February 24
Three the Hardway (Standup)*
February 27
Open Mic (Standup)**
February 27 - March 13
Intro To Improv Class Starts!
February 28
Level 3 Graduation Show (Improv)*
March 01
Harold Hour (Improv)*
March 01

Upcoming Shows

Aubree Sweeney (Standup)

Nationally touring comedian, Aubree Sweeney, is back in Nebraska. Aubree can be spotted performing in clubs all over Los Angeles, such as The Ice House, The Comedy Store and Flappers.

February 24
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Will Dougherty Loves Company (Standup)

Join me, your eponymous host Will Dougherty, as I invite some fantastic comedians to do sets while I stay on stage to riff, banter, and derail things for the amusement of all.

February 24
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Double Feature (Improv)*

Each month two new genre's are decided on. The audience gives the player the inspiration in the form or a title, topic, or word. From there you get to see a mini movie, play, or tv episode created in the moment. This month what will it be? Slasher? Rom Com? Musical.

February 24
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Three the Hardway (Standup)*

A unique and completely improvised comedy show where comics interact with the crowd as our hosts derail their set. Hosted by Matthew Blevins, Haley Raven, and Jeremy Plumb.

February 27
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Open Mic (Standup)**

Starting July 18th, The Backline will host an Open Mic for standup every Tuesday at 9pm. Each comedian will be allowed 4 minutes, and names will be drawn from a hat for those who show up before 9pm, people who show up after will be added at the end. Whether it's your first time or you perform weekly, why not try out your material in front of a great crowd at one of the best standup venues in town?

February 27 - March 13
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Intro To Improv Class Starts!

Learn the basics of long-form improvisational comedy. This class will focus on taking an idea and creating 2-person scenes that are focused and are guaranteed to get laughs.

February 28
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Level 3 Graduation Show (Improv)*

Check out the most recent Level 3 Class have their Graduation Show this Thursday at 7pm. Whether you are friends, family, or even just a random person off the street, you will enjoy this show!

March 01
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Harold Hour (Improv)*

Twice a month, see both Backline House Harold teams perform together! They will be performing the 'Harold' which is the basic longform improv structure taught at all major schools across the nation.

March 01
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Holes in the Wall (Improv)*

Come watch a handful of Omaha's top improvisers perform an entire show in a fake bar set up on stage, but they will be drinking real alcohol.

March 01
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Cheap Prizes (Game Show)*

The best and only live monthly game show right here in Omaha and hosted by Dusty Stehl!

March 01
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The Nerd Roast (Standup)

The Nerd Roast is a specialty stand up show that features some of the area’s most talented comedians and improvisers performing as characters from pop culture, history, sports, and more in a battle of insults.

March 02 - April 06
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Stellar (Improv)

Are you looking for impressive improv teams? Gaze at the wonders that are 4 amazing teams, a different 2 each month!

March 02
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ABOUT THE BACKLINE



The Backline is proud to be a home for all comedy in Omaha. While we are primarily a longform improv training center, any and all local comedians come through here to perform improv, standup, sketch, talk shows, etc. We keep our shows cheap and our beer cheap, with no drink minimum. We just want to help Omaha become one of the greatest cities for comedy in America.




We are also proud to ride that fine line between producing basically uncensored comedy but also being a safe place with zero tolerance for abuse and harassment.

Events marked with * denotes that it is free for Backline students and alumni

Events marked with ** denotes that it is free for everyone