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

Diavolo

Diavolo

Brace yourself as Diavolo pushes the boundaries of dance with explosive choreography and colossal set pieces. Artistic Director Jacques Heim of Cirque du Soleil’s KÀ cleverly mixes acrobatics and architectural engineering into a thrilling and gravity-defying performance....
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Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Jaap van Zweden, conductor Hailed as the top American orchestra by international music authority Gramophone Magazine, experience the majesty of Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony along with songs by Richard Strauss and Franz Schubert in this remarkable concert. Leading bar...
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Swan Lake: The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

Swan Lake: The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

Balanchine’s legendary muse Suzanne Farrell brings her ballet company from the Kennedy Center to Nebraska for the first time. A performance of Balanchine’s Swan Lake headlines the evening. This one-act enchanting story is performed to the original Tchaikovsky score. The p...
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Nice Work If You Can Get It

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Direct from Broadway, get ready for this 1920s-era feel-good musical, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering costumes and an unlikely love story between a wealthy playboy and a rough and tumble lady bootlegger. This lighthearted crowd pleaser is set against the b...
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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

It’s the 1920s, the age of jazz when wealth, glamour and decadence ignited public fascination for a fleeting moment in time. Montana Repertory Theatre reignites the timeless F. Scott Fitzgerald classic in this bold new production....
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E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues: Milton Chen, Edutopia, George Lucas Educational Foundation

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues: Milton Chen, Edutopia, George Lucas Educational Foundation

“Creativity, Curiosity, and Learning” Milton Chen is senior fellow and executive director emeritus at the George Lucas Educational Foundation, a nonprofit operating foundation in the San Francisco Bay Area that utilizes its multimedia website, Edutopia.org, and documentary...
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The Second City

The Second City

The world’s top sketch and improv comedy troupe returns to the Lied! This hilarious cast of comedians joins a long line of former Second City performers who have gone on to super-star status including John Belushi, Bill Murray, Steve Carell, Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert. Th...
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LSO Famous Fives (Classical)

LSO Famous Fives (Classical)

Join LSO for an evening featuring two famous fifth symphonies by iconic German composers. The concert begins with LSO musicians Anton Miller, John Bailey and Maestro Edward Polochick in a performance of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major.  The evening closes wi...
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E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues: Marlo Lewis Jr. & Gilbert Metcalf

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues: Marlo Lewis Jr. & Gilbert Metcalf

“Cutting Carbon Emissions: Better Environment, Worse Economy?” Marlo Lewis, Jr. is a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, writing on global warming, energy policy, and public policy issues. He has been published in The Washington Times, Investor’s Busine...
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STOMP

STOMP

STOMP is explosive, inventive, provocative, witty and utterly unique—an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments—matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and hu...
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