The world premiere of MAMBO ITALIANO at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. Book by Tom Polum and Jean Cheever. Music by James Olmstead. Lyrics by Omri.
October 5th-November 18th, 2018
Omri plays Charles Musgrove, Lady Dalyrmple, and others in the CA premiere of PERSUASION, the musical at Lambs Players Theatre.
September 4th, 2018
A reading of Omri's new play THE SAVOYARD MURDERS, a murder mystery comedy with music with Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company. Featuring Phil Johnson, David McBean, Shana Wride, Jessica John Gercke, Fran Gercke, Brian Mackey, and Richard Baird.
July 11th- August 19th, 2018
Omri is Psuedolus in A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM at Northcoast Repertory Theatre.
April 6th-May 20th, 2018
Omri is Timothy Allgood in NOISES OFF at Lambs Players Theatre.
January 10th-February 4th, 2018
Omri is Passepartout in AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS at Northcoast Repertory Theatre.
January 1st, 2018
Omri is nominated for a San Diego Theater Critic's Craig Noel Award for Outstanding Featured Performance In A Play for his role as Joel in Lambs Player's Theatre's production of BEAU JEST.
August 11th-September 24th, 2017
Omri is Professor Walling in THE EXPLORER'S CLUB at Lambs Players Theatre.
June 27th, 2017
A staged reading of Omri's new play THE GROTESQUES. Presented through The Roustabouts Theatre Company.
June 11th-July 9th, 2017
WITHERING HEIGHTS, a world premiere play
Omri is Catherine Earnshaw, Isabella Linton, Joseph, Hareton Earnshaw, Linton Heathcliff, Frances Earnshaw, and
May 26th, 2017
Omri's newest creation Pearl Schein is born.
January 6th-February 12th, 2017
Omri is Joel in BEAU JEST at Lambs Players Theatre.
December 16th, 17th, 2016
Omri is Hollywood the reindeer in THE REINDEER MONOLOGUES at North Coast Repertory Theatre.
December 12th, 2016
Omri in THE SANTA LAND DIARIES part of Intrepid Theatre Company's Staged Reading Series.
October 19th- November 13th, 2016
Omri is Ira Stone in LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR at North Coast Repertory Theatre.
February 22nd, 2016
Diversionary Theatre presents WITHERING HEIGHTS, a staged reading of a loose and comical adaptation of Bronte's Wuthering Heights. Written and performed by Omri Schein and Phil Johnson. Revenge! Romance! Tuberculosis!
December 14th, 2015
Concert of THE TOXIC AVENGER: CHRISTMAS CHAOS. Part of the Broadway's Future series at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center presented by John Znidarsic. Book by Tom Polum and Omri Schein. Music by Tom Polum. Lyrics by Omri Schein. Cast includes Evan Alexander Smith, Stacia Fernandez, Crystal Kellogg, Lauren Blackman, Tyler Altomari, Bruce Sabath, Jared Loftin, MaryAnne Piccolo and Sheira Stein.
August , 2015
Invited workshop of MAMBO ITALIANO!, based on the film of the same name. Book by Tom Polum and Jean Cheever, and songs by James Olmstead and Omri Schein. Cast included: Susan Cella, Bill Nolte, Zachary Prince, Santina Umbach, Alicia Irving, Eric Ulloa, Barbara Tirrell, Bruce Sabath, Natalie Charle Ellis, Jared Loftin, Brandon Maier and Mariand Torres.
February 13th- March 15th, 2015
Omri is Barfee in Intrepid Shakespeare Company's production of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNUM COUNTY SPELLING BEE.
December 11th, 2014-January 11th, 2015
Omri performs multiple characters in WHEN YOU'RE IN LOVE, THE WHOLE WORLD IS JEWISH directed by Jason Alexander. Click here.
February 25th, 2014
GARY GOLDFARB: MASTER ESCAPIST now available for licensing. Click here.
January 27th, 2014
GARY GOLDFARB: MASTER ESCAPIST performed in concert part of the Broadway's Future series at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center. The cast included Anne L. Nathan, Michael McCormick, Jared Loftin, Krista Buccellato, Shoba Narayanan, and Dimitri Moise.
December 11th-29th, 2013
Omri performs and premiere's his new holiday musical THE HUMBUG HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR co-written with the hilarious Phil Johnson, and his writing partner James Olmstead. Click here.
July 28th, 2013
Omri wins NYMF 2013's Award for Excellence in Lyric Writing for his work on
GARY GOLDFARB: MASTER ESCAPIST.
July 17th-July 28th, 2013
GARY GOLDFARB: MASTER ESCAPIST plays at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Signature Theatre part of the 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival. Click here.
March 1st, 2013
The New York Musical Theatre Festival announces its 10 Next Link Selections.
Among them is GARY GOLDFARB: MASTER ESCAPIST by Omri Schein and James Olmstead.
Performances coming in July!
February 25th, 2013
Omri participates in a reading of GOOD ON PAPER by George Brant for GROUND UP Productions.
At the Gene Frankel Theatre with Sarah Berk, Tony Hagopian, Ali Kresch, and Max Waszak.
Directed by Jaki Bradley.
February 1st-2nd, 2013
Omri appears as an alum guest artist in HMS PINAFORE at the State Univertsity of New York at Oneonta. The music program will stage a workshop of his musical BED FELLAS in April.
December 9th, 2012
Omri performs as the Easter Bunny in his and James Olmstead’s original holiday song “Second To Santa” at the Bruno Walter Auditorium in Lincoln Center part of John Znidarsic’s Broadway’s Future concert series, along with Kristen Mengelkoch and Kevin B. McGlynn, as the Tooth Fairy and St. Valentine, respectively.
Omri is Benjamin Cohen in Steve Martin’s adapation of Carl Sternheim’s
THE UNDERPANTS at North Coast Repertory Theatre.
Omri and James Olmstead’s song “Christmas Carole” and “Harry Houdini” performed at the Duplex in the Contemporary Traditionalists NEW NOTES II concert. The songs were sung by Kristen Mengelkoch and Jeremy Morse.
June 13th-June 17th, 2012
GARY GOLDFARB: MASTER ESCAPST (Series A) part of the WEST VILLAGE MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL at New York Live Arts Center, 219 w19th street.
Book and lyrics by Omri Schein
Music by James Olmstead.
Wins Best Score and Musical in Series A!
November/December 21, 2011- April 1st, 2012
Omri returns to europe in GREASE as Eugene. Performing in numerous cities in Switzerland, Germany, and Austria.
December 12, 2011
Omri and James Olmstead write a new holiday song for the Holiday Songbook at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center.
"Christmas Carole" performed by Amanda Ryan Paige.
October 17th, 2011
Omri and James Olmstead’s new musical: BED FELLAS gets a workshop at Pearl Studios through The Contemporary Traditionalists.
Ben Nordstrom, Mark Emerson, Ashley Fox Linton, Kristen Mengelkoch, and Omri Schein all are featured.
September 26th, 2011
One of Omri's songs is featured at the Broadway's Future @ Lincoln Center Concert.
Read the article on playbill.com: click here.
Omri co-founder of new theatre group THE CONTEMPORARY TRADITIONALISTS,
a company dedicated to developing new musicals.
Website: Click here.
September 10-October 2, 2011
The Infamous Women of Hell in a Devilish Musical Comedy
by Bryan D. Leys and Steve Liebman
Saturdays & Sundays @ 5pm
The Midtown Theater, 163 West 46th Street, NYC 10036
July 13- August 7th, 2011
Omri returns to North Coast Repertory Theatre as Man 2 in FIVE COURSE LOVE.
Omri plays Eugene and Roger in the international tour of GREASE DAS MUSICAL.
Cities include Dusseldorf, Bremen, Munich, Berlin, and Frankfurt
June 30th-August 15th, 2010
Omri plays William Barfee in
THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNUM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at Northcoast Repertory Theatre
JAY RECORDS released the original York Theate cast recording of the THE PEOPLE VS. MONA. Available for purchase at amazon, footlight records, various music sellers and itunes.
August 10th, 2009
Omri read the part of Mel Hucklabee in the reading of ARGENTINA RUMPUS, a new South American Musical.
June 18th-July 4th, 2009
Omri played Psuedolus in
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM for Triarts at Sharon Playhouse, CT.
Directed by John Simpkins and choreographed by Jennifer Werner.
February 28th, 2009
Omri recorded the demo of the new Jim Wann (Pump Boys and Dinettes) and William Hauptman (Big River) musical, THE GREAT UNKNOWN.
June 30th, 2008
Omri played Arthur Schnitzler in a staged reading of a new musical, VIENNA at the New Yiddish Rep.
May 21st-June 22nd, 2008
Omri completed a run of THE BIG BANG at North Coast Repertory Theatre.
Solana Beach, CA.
March 30th, April 1st, 2008
Omri reprised his roles in the cast recording of THE PEOPLE VS. MONA for
JAY RECORDS after a one night concert at the York Theatre.
The cast included Marc Kudisch, Lillias White, Christiane Noll, Ron Raines, Marcie Henderson, and Natalie Toro.