UNO’s Baxter Arena first show is ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks’


The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s new Baxter Arena announced its first show will be “Alvin & the Chipmunks: Live on Stage”.

The family-friendly show – which is scheduled for Oct. 27 – is based on Alvin, Simon and Theodore. The Chipettes, will be featured as well. The Chipmunks will perform songs by One Direction, Elvis Presley, Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera among other popular hits.

Tickets, $32 to $42, go on sale July 10 at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster.

The arena, near 67th and Center Streets, is set to open in the fall and will host UNO’s hockey and men’s and women’s basketball games in addition to other events.

UNO’s first hockey game in the arena is Oct. 23 against Air Force.