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Disclosure: Complimentary admission provided to the show. All opinions are mine.

Do your kids love Goosebumps? Maybe the Goosebumps books were even your favorite spooky reads as a kid. The classic R.L. Stine books have been entertaining children for over 25 years. Now, The Rose Theater in Omaha is bringing a classic Goosebumps novel to the stage.

Goosebumps: The Phantom of the Auditorium – The Musical opened October 26 just in time for Halloween fun and will run through November 11. Best friends, Brooke and Zeke, are cast as the leads in the ‘Phantom of the Opera’ musical. This script has a haunted and mysterious past that becomes apparent during this 75 minute show.

Photo by Alex Myhre.

Strange things start happening during rehearsals.What’s up with the trap doors below the stage? And, the hidden hideouts? Who’s making the strange voices that echo in the theater? Who is this mysterious phantom that spooks the halls of the school? With the super scary mayhem, will the show go on? This slightly spooky musical keeps you on your toes guessing who or what is really haunting the auditorium.

Photo by Alex Myhre.

There are some slightly scary and also comedic scenes as is typical with Goosebumps. The show is fun and entertaining, but use your judgement for bringing little ones who spook easily. There is no violence or gore, but does have a spooky vibe that may be unsettling for younger audience members. My 8 year old son was a little bit scared at times, but loved the show. My 10 year old son was not spooked at all and loved watching one of his favorite series of books come to life on the stage.

The newest Rose production features eight talented youth actors, ranging in age from 12-16, who keep in the spirit of the Goosebumps series. This is a fun, spooky show that is perfect for this time of year.

Photo by Alex Myhre.

About the Show:

Dates: October 26 – November 11, 2018
Times: Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 2pm and 5pm, Sundays at 2pm
Show specifics: Frightfully fun musical mayhem for all ages, run time 75 minutes
Purchase tickets: $20 for main floor and balcony. Call (402) 345-4849 or purchase online at www.rosetheater.org. Discount ticket vouchers are available at all area Hy-Vee stores for $16 each. Reservations are required.


One lucky family will win a family 4-pack of tickets to Goosebumps: The Phantom of the Auditorium – The Musical. Winner picks show date and time of their choice. Reservations will be required. To enter, simply use the Rafflecopter form below. Contest ends Tuesday, October 30 and winner will be announced Wednesday morning!

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{ 11 comments… add one }
  • Michelle October 28, 2018, 8:04 pm

    My kids love goosebumps. This would be fun to take them to.

  • Melanie Auxier October 28, 2018, 8:22 pm

    My oldest daughter loves Goosebumps!

  • Nat Auxier October 28, 2018, 8:23 pm

    I’d love to take my girls!

  • Dawn October 28, 2018, 8:26 pm

    We love The Rose so much, this show would be great for my son!

  • Leah Williams October 28, 2018, 9:13 pm

    We would love to see this!❤️

  • Stacy Zaayer October 28, 2018, 10:00 pm

    My 7 year old son would love to see this! He has read a lot of books in this series.

  • Kelly October 29, 2018, 3:32 pm

    The Rose Theater is so amazing, and the Goosebumps books are a family favorite. We would love to see the show!

  • Kendra C. October 29, 2018, 4:55 pm

    I would take my sons!! 🤞🏻🤞🏻

  • Jamie October 30, 2018, 9:55 am

    Goosebumps at the Rose is definitely on our wish list to be able to go see!

  • Jamie October 30, 2018, 9:58 am

    Both of my kids live goosebumps and this mom loves the Rose! A win for all of us!

  • Ashley October 30, 2018, 10:34 am

    We would LOVE to go.


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