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June 2019
June 1, 2019

Pas de Deux, formerly knows as Karen McWilliams School of Dance, 2019 spring recital is full of dancing and entertainment for all ages. Our students, ages 3-30, will perform in all styles such as tap, ballet, jazz, point, Irish, hip-hop, lyrical, contemporary, boys only and even tumbling. Our 2019 repertory group will be performing the Wizard of Oz as the...

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June 13

A conversation on how disruption is affecting humanity, nature, science, and technology with Preeta Bansal, Sam Larson, Brad Nordell, Sarah Thomas, and Joe Toscano.

September 2019
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September 19, 2019

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

Opening night of the Lied’s 30th Anniversary Season features the return of the GRAMMY® Award-winning St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) following its landmark Firebird collaboration at the Lied. Gershwin’s beloved An American in Paris is conducted Stéphane Denève, who begins his tenure as SLSO Music Director in the 2019/2020 season. The program also showcases Debussy’s colorful La...

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NOTE: this is a rental event presented by an outside organization. The Lied Center has limited control over ticketing policies and discounts for rental events.

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September 25, 2019

All Rise is an evening of deliberative talking and light dance that will compel you to chuckle whilst enjoining you to brandish a better side of humanity than the one to which we have grown accustomed. Genuflection optional: in my church, you kneel as you please!

October 2019
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October 2-13, 2019
Tickets to this event are on sale now as a part of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre season pass.

By Matthew Lopez

He’s young, he’s broke, his landlord’s knocking at the door, and he’s just found out his wife is going to have a baby! To make matters even more desperate, Casey is fired from his gig as an Elvis...

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October 3, 2019
Tickets for this event will be available as a part of the Create Your Own Season Package starting May 13, 2019, at 11:00 AM.

String quartet superstars Brooklyn Rider offer an eclectic repertoire and gripping performances, while attracting legions of fans and rave reviews from classical, world and rock critics alike. Known for their collaborations with diverse artists ranging from...

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October 6, 2019

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

Come hear the music that moved the Nation's Spirit! This retro 1940s musical revue celebrates America's greatest generation, complete with the String of Pearls Orchestra and the In the Mood Singers and Dancers. Hear all your favorite big...

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October 9, 2019
The presale for this event begins Wednesday, April 10th at 10:00 am. If you received a presale email, please use the link in the email.
Tickets for the public go on sale Friday, April 12th at 10:00 am.

Actor/Comedian/Writer Tom Segura has quickly become one of Hollywood’s most in demand and highly regarded talents. He is best known for his three Netflix specials, Disgraceful...

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October 12, 2019

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

Experience the culture of China, featuring excerpts of Beijing Opera, vocal folk songs, dance and traditional Chinese instrumental music. Celebrate an incredible evening of Chinese arts created through a partnership with the National Academy of Chinese Theater Arts,...

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October 13, 2019

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

More than 100 million people watched The Texas Tenors become the highest-ranking vocal group in the history of NBC’s America’s Got Talent. From Alabama to Puccini, The Tenors bring a unique blend of country, gospel, classical and Broadway...

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October 15, 2019

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get the Led Out has captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the concert stage. The Philadelphia-based group consists of six...

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October 18, 2019

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

Heralded as "one of the most important artists in jazz" (The Los Angeles Times), Stefon Harris exudes passionate artistry and astonishing virtuosity that have propelled him to the forefront of the jazz scene. Fresh off his latest release,...

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October 23-November 3

2019-2020 Broadway Ticket Packages, including tickets for Phantom of the Opera, will be available beginning February 25 at 11am as part of the Lied Center's Glenn Korff Broadway Series!

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera comes to Lincoln as part of a brand new North American Tour. This production, which retains the beloved...

November 2019
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November 6-17, 2019
Tickets to this event are on sale now as a part of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre season pass.

By Tennessee Williams

Revisit one of the most beloved plays of the 20th Century, Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie. This riveting “memory play” follows the fragile Wingfield family: Tom, an aspiring poet, his painfully shy sister Laura, and their mother Amanda,...

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November 11-13, 2019

2019-2020 Broadway Ticket Packages, including tickets for Irving Berlin's White Christmas, are available for sale as part of the Lied Center's Glenn Korff Broadway Series!

Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, top it off with glorious dancing and lots of snow and head on over to the Lied Center to see...

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November 18, 2019

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

Critics, fans and fellow comedians agree: Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country. Vanity Fair called Brian “The funniest stand-up alive,” and Entertainment Weekly named him “Your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian.” Back by...

December 2019
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December 6, 2019

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

Celebrate the most wonderful time of year when the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis swings in to Lincoln this December. Featuring soulful, big band versions of holiday classics like “Jingle Bells” and “Joy to the...

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December 12-21, 2019
Tickets to this event are on sale now as a part of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre season pass.

Don’t miss The Rep’s annual holiday celebration, The Holiday Cabaret! Enjoy holiday music performed by favorite Rep performs, emerging artists and surprise guests. Get into the holiday spirit and join us for this toe-tapping, uplifting night of song, good cheer and...

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December 17, 2019

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

Creating gramophone music for a smartphone world, Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ) has gone from viral sensation to worldwide phenomenon by putting pop music into a time machine. PMJ re-imagines modern pop hits by the likes of Celine Dion, Beyoncé...

January 2020
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January 17-19, 2020

2019-2020 Broadway Ticket Packages, including tickets for Bandstand, are available for sale as part of the Lied Center's Glenn Korff Broadway Series!

From three-time Tony® winner and Hamilton choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler, comes an inspiring new American musical that explodes with infectious big-band music and high-octane, heart-stopping dancing.

It’s 1945, and six soldiers return from war to a changed nation. When NBC...

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January 23, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

One of today’s most vital voices in American Roots music, renowned blues and soul singer Martha Redbone explores her Appalachian family’s history in an epic that spans generations and music genres. The music is radically wide-ranging: from traditional...

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January 29-February 2

This performance is available for purchase as an add-on to the 2019-2020 Broadway package for the Lied Center's Glenn Korff Broadway Series!

The global smash hit Blue Man Group returns to Lincoln. At Blue Man Group, you’ll rock, laugh and party. As three bald and blue men explore our world, together we’ll discover music, comedy and surprises at every turn. By the end...

February 2020
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February 8-9, 2020

This performance is available for purchase as an add-on to the 2019-2020 Broadway package for the Lied Center's Glenn Korff Broadway Series!

In post war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Hoping to start a new life, World...

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February 14-23, 2020
Tickets to this event are on sale now as a part of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre season pass.

“A powerful and innovative world premiere.”

It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words, Join Nebraska Rep on an incredible and deeply revealing journey that explores the power of a photograph to capture a moment in time. There are...

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February 18, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

In the throes of unprecedented challenges to privacy, truth and personal expression, Aquila Theatre brings 1984, George Orwell’s cautionary novel, to the Lied stage. As our modern world grapples with the threats and benefits of technological integration, Orwell’s...

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February 27, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

A master of modern dance, Bill T. Jones leads one of the world’s iconic dance companies in its return to the Lied Center. With styles influenced by improvisation, African and Afro-Caribbean dance, and modern techniques, Jones has been...

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February 29, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

We’ll bet you 72 cents on the dollar (or much, much less!) you’ll cheer for this sketch show entirely created, designed and performed by the fearlessly funny women of The Second City! This mimosa-and-madness-fueled foray roasts the patriarchy,...

March 2020
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March 1, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

Declared “one of the most satisfying, illuminating, and all-around impressive pianists of any generation” by The Los Angeles Times, Murray Perahia has become one of the most sought-after and cherished pianists of our time. Winner of three GRAMMY®...

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March 6-8, 2020

2019-2020 Broadway Ticket Packages, including tickets for Waitress, are available for sale as part of the Lied Center's Glenn Korff Broadway Series!

Inspired by the beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town. A baking contest and the town’s new doctor may offer her a fresh start,...

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March 13, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

In tribute to the much loved, international pop icon Neil Diamond, Super Diamond performs the timeless classics including “Sweet Caroline,” “America,” “Cherry Cherry,” “Forever in Blue Jeans” and all your favorite hits. Super Diamond’s success in America is...

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March 17, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

Irish singing sensation Michael Londra and his dazzling cast of Riverdance and Lord of the Dance alums perform a lively evening of traditional Irish music and step dancing. Backed by an ensemble of Ireland’s finest musicians, Michael Londra...

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March 20, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

One of Broadway’s biggest stars performs songs from her acclaimed career on stage and screen. Winner of a 2015 Tony Award® for her performance in the Broadway revival of The King and I, O’Hara’s has also co-starred with...

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March 22, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

“Won’t you be my neighbor?” Daniel Tiger and all of his friends from the beloved PBS KIDS television series are hopping aboard the Trolley to Lincoln with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! Daniel Tiger takes audiences on an interactive...

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March 28-29

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

Frank L Baum’s tale of family, friendship and courage is vividly brought to life by choreographer Septime Webre in The Wizard of Oz. This collaboration between the RWB, Kansas City Ballet and Colorado Ballet offers an inventive new take...

April 2020
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April 1-12, 2020
Tickets to this event are on sale now as a part of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre season pass.

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Roger O. Hirson

The winner of four Tony Awards, Pippin is the story of a young man’s journey to be extraordinary. Magic, mystery and music invite disaster as Pippin is led...

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April 2, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

A high-energy musical celebration of contemporary a cappella music and hit songs, created by Deke Sharon, vocal producer of Pitch Perfect and The Sing-Off, featuring four amazing ensembles.

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April 5, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

The Boston Pops is not only America’s orchestra, it was John Williams’ orchestra before he passed the baton to Keith Lockhart. Conductor Keith Lockhart and the entire orchestra mark their return to the Lied Center with a program...

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April 11, 2020

2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

The continuously innovative Aspen Santa Fe Ballet joins forces on-stage with Van Cliburn Piano Competition medalist Joyce Yang to create a dazzling program integrated with live performance. Devoted to curating new ballets, the company has come to epitomize...

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2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

Ride the wind and dream with Air Play, a modern spectacle that brings to life the very air we breathe. Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant kites floating over the audience and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever seen...

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April 23-25, 2020

2019-2020 Broadway Ticket Packages, including tickets for Beautiful - The Carol King Musical, are available for sale as part of the Lied Center's Glenn Korff Broadway Series!

Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time...

May 2020
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2019-2020 Season Tickets:

May 8-12: Presale for Friends of Lied ($250+)
May 13: Season Tickets on sale to the general public

Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, five-time GRAMMY®-nominated entertainer dubbed "The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook," is one of the premier interpreters of American standards. His 200+ shows a year have included performances at Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood...

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