51 The Lied Center strives to continue to bring world-renowned performing artists to Lincoln, Nebraska. We encourage you to explore the listing of upcoming events below for detailed information, including event dates, event summaries and ticket purchase details.

Tickets are also available by calling 402.472.4747 or visiting the Lied Ticket Office at 301 N 12th Street between 11:00 AM and 5:30 PM Monday through Friday.

The 2014-2015 Season is sponsored by:
Ameritas      Friends of Lied      Union Bank

Upcoming Lied Center Events

LSO Across the Sea (Classical)

LSO Across the Sea (Classical)

Inspired by Mediterranean sea ports, Ibert’s Escales displays a lush impressionistic style. Next, internationally-acclaimed harpist Alice Giles performs Never Far Away, Bright Sheng’s piece showcasing the harp’s capacity for the ethereal and dramatic. The second half of...
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Sister Act

Sister Act

Sister Act is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it “ridiculously fun,” and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! Featuring original music by eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Merm...
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Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds

This performance has been moved to North Star High School. A “must-see” for kids and parents navigating cyberbullying in the social media age. Developed at the University of Iowa, Out of Bounds is about a teen who finds courage to face the situation and discovers new frie...
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An Evening with Paula Poundstone

An Evening with Paula Poundstone

Best known as a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me, Emmy Award-winner Paula Poundstone is the recipient of an American Comedy Award for Best Female Stand-up Comic, and was recognized on Comedy Central’s “100 greatest stand-ups” of all time. Always...
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Escher and Chiara String Quartets

Escher and Chiara String Quartets

The Lied Center and Sheldon Friends of Chamber Music celebrate their joint anniversaries with a spectacular program entitled 2,4,6,8! The Escher Quartet makes their Lied Center debut along with Norman Fischer, cello and Nadia Sirota, violin. These artists join the Chiara Quart...
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Elf: The Musical

Elf: The Musical

Based on one of Hollywood’s most beloved holiday hit movies, Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan who is mistakenly transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face t...
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Foreigner

Foreigner

Foreigner is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with ten multi-platinum albums and some of rock and roll’s most enduring anthems including “Juke Box Hero,” “Feels Like the First Time,” “Double Vision,” “Cold as Ice” and the w...
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E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues: British National Debate Team vs. UNL Speech & Debate Team

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues: British National Debate Team vs. UNL Speech & Debate Team

“Are Social Media a Threat to Human Creativity?” Since 1922, the National Communication Association has sponsored international student exchange tours for the purpose of promoting debate, discussion, and intercultural communication. Renowned for their wit, humor, and eloque...
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Kurt Elling

Kurt Elling

GRAMMY®-winner Kurt Elling is among the world’s foremost jazz vocalists joining Frank Sinatra, Harry Connick Jr. and Mel Torme as one of the greatest crooners of all-time. Named Male Vocalist of the Year an unprecedented 14 times by DownBeat Magazine’s Critic’s Poll, El...
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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

The spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound and spectacular multimedia effects of Mannheim Steamroller. Join in the 30th Anniversary celebration of the #1 Christmas music artist in history featuring your favorite holiday music! PLEASE CALL THE LIED CENTER T...
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