The ARENA
May 14 - May 28
Dad Jokes
May 14
Babes In JOYland
May 15
Open Mic
May 18 - July 28
Interrogated
May 21
Kareem In Your Face
May 22
Will Dougherty Loves Company
May 22
Biscuits
May 28

Upcoming Shows

The ARENA

The ARENA is Omaha's #1 Improv Competition pitting together 2 improv teams to find out which Omaha team is the best.

May 14 - May 28
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Dad Jokes

They don't tell 'jokes' and they aren't your dad, but you'll love them just the same.

May 14
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Babes In JOYland

This show has a lot of positive energy and is a lot of fun to watch.

May 15
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Open Mic

Anyone can get up on stage and get 4 minutes! Sign up or just watch!

May 18 - July 28
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Interrogated

INTERROGATED is easily one of the best improv shows in Omaha and features Backline's top improvisers.

May 21
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Kareem In Your Face

Hosted by Ali Kareem, and featuring a mix of great up-and-coming talent along with a great headliner.

May 22
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Will Dougherty Loves Company

Join Will Dougherty as some fantastic comedians do sets while he stays on stage to riff, banter, and derail things for the amusement of all.

May 22
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Biscuits

Biscuits is layered with many of Omaha's funniest improvisers and ready to butter you up for a hot show.

May 28
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The ARENA

The ARENA is Omaha's #1 Improv Competition to find out who is the best!

June 04 - July 30
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Pandemic! @ The Disco

This musical duo won an OEAA for Best Comedy Ensemble in 2020 and had 14 consecutive wins in The ARENA!

June 04 - July 02
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The Comedy Kickback

The Black Iowa Streams crew showcases some of Iowa's funniest black comedians!

July 03
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Comedy After Dark

This show is Rated R for graphic language, adult situations and possible nudity* (*not likely, but who knows!!)

June 05 - July 03
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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 want Omaha to become one of the greatest cities for comedy in America.


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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.