After more than 10 years on hiatus, the metro’s traveling Show Wagon youth talent show competition will roll again! Join us at the Staenberg Omaha JCC on Sunday, June 11 at 6 pm for an outdoor performance featuring Broadway star and Omaha native Q. Smith.  

Bring your family and friends to enjoy an evening with Q. Smith and the contestants in the Show Wagon youth talent competition. 

This event is presented by Staenberg Family Foundation and Broadmoor, with additional support from the Staenberg Omaha JCC.

Jack Scioli, Ainsley Meyerson and Joshua Shapiro will help emcee the show, and Debbie Denenberg and Jeff Taxman are judging the show. And that’s not all: there will be La Casa and E-creamery food trucks.

Youth performers who are ages 3-19 can book an act for the competition at This event is free and open to the public. 

Omaha Mobile Stage hosts 10 free competitions throughout the Omaha metro from May 27-Aug. 10. Winners of each age division advance to Finals on Aug. 20 at Gene Leahy Mall in downtown Omaha. The traveling series features special performances from numerous local and national entertainers with connections to Omaha. 

Show Wagon has historic roots in many Omaha neighborhoods. As a City of Omaha Parks and Recreation program, Show Wagon was a traveling youth talent show competition that ran for nearly 60 years beginning in the early 1950s. For many Omaha neighborhoods it was a summertime fixture.

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