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March 2019
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March 19-20, 2019

Cocktail Party and Table Tour
Tuesday, March 19
6-8pm

Tickets: $50
Enjoy drinks & appetizers, live music by Tom and Wes, and tour designer tables. Mingle with the designers while bidding on unique silent auction items and experiences. Cash bar.

Luncheon and Table Tour
Wednesday, March 20 (RSVP deadline is March 8)
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The words "Concordia University and Jones Bank proudly present 'Celebration at the Lied' A gala evening of music celebrating 125 years of Concordia University Nebraska" in fron of a blue ombre background.
March 23, 2019

Jones Bank proudly presents CELEBRATION AT THE LIED ~ a gala evening of Concordia University music.

Come celebrate Concordia’s 125th year anniversary at the Lied Center on March 23rd, 2019 as Concordia’s Bands and Choirs perform a gala concert of sacred and secular music in celebration of God’s blessings to Concordia.

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March 27 - April 7, 2019

The Rep lets the sunshine in with the classic rock musical HAIR. 50 years after its premiere, the show continues to assault the status quo, while shining a light on the power of love over hate, peace over war, freedom over repression and hope over despair. Overflowing with free love, buzzing with youthful energy and pulsing with iconic rock anthems,...

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March 28, 2019

Led by 11-time GRAMMY® Award-winning conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, the San Francisco Symphony returns to the Lied with a program that includes Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor with soloist Alexander Kerr and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2 in D major. This is the symphony’s final season under the direction of its legendary conductor.

Sponsors: Conductor's Circle...

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March 29-30, 2019

Pioneer is a yearly conference formed by the women's ministry at Mercy City Church. Mercy City Church hosts a Friday night event multiple times per year called "Sisterhood" in which women from all around Lincoln gather together for the purpose of building relationships and worshiping Jesus. We believe that it is a desire of every woman to build a community....

April 2019
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April 2-3, 2019

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of Abbey Road, RAIN will bring the greatest hits to life. This mind-blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note theatrical event. After a sold-out Lied performance in 2009, RAIN returns to celebrate the world’s most iconic band.

Gold Event Sponsors: Ron & Vicki...

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April 11, 2019

With technical precision, power and passion, Complexions transcends tradition with a groundbreaking mix of styles ranging from ballet to hip-hop. Led by former Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater virtuosos and So You Think You Can Dance alums, the company will dazzle and thrill with fiercely kinetic choreography set to David Bowie’s best-loved songs.

Sponsors: Dance Circle...

Beethoven 4 & 7-Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra at the Lied Center for Performing Arts
April 13, 2019

Join LSO in their five-year journey to perform all nine of Beethoven’s symphonies, leading up to his 250th birthday in 2020. In their third year, discover his nimble yet powerful Fourth Symphony, then experience his bold and cinematic Symphony No. 7.

NOTE: this is a rental event presented by an outside organization. The Lied Center has limited control over ticketing...
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April 14, 2019

The world-renowned ukulele superstars come to the Lied with their toe-tapping music, hilarious banter and sheer superlative entertainment. They are masters of the unexpected known for reimagining folk songs, twisting classical favorites and uncovering quirky versions of rock covers. Featuring only ukuleles and a menagerie of voices, the group has become a global sensation!

Gold Event Sponsor: Melvin Kurpjuweit
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The words "50th Anniversary Spirit of '68" in orange and white in front of a purple background
April 20, 2019

Celebrate The Rep’s 50th Anniversary at this special celebration. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a spectacle performance featuring live music, large-scale puppetry and stilt dancing.

Something Rotten
April 26-27, 2019

SOMETHING ROTTEN! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! With its heart...

Red Green at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, April 30, 2019.
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April 30, 2019, 7:00 PM

The name says it all. Potentially Red’s last tour as he heads out on the road to hold Lodge Meetings all over North America. Might be your last opportunity to catch Red live (or as live as he gets) before he takes a long look at his birth certificate and decides not to keep pushing his luck.

This latest one man show...

May 2019
Pines of Rome at the Lied Center with Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra
May 5, 2019

LSO takes on the full forces of Respighi’s Pines of Rome for an evening of music you’ll never forget. The first half of the program features the symphonic premiere of Brent Edstrom’s Prairie Songs: Remembering Ántonia, featuring Scott David Miller (tenor) and Anton Miller (violin) in an adaptation of Willa Cather’s novel “My Ántonia.” Nebraska audiences will experience the ongoing...

September 2019
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September 25, 2019

Tickets for this event go on sale Friday, March 22nd at 11:00 am. If you received a presale email, please use the link in the email.

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....

October 2019
White Phantom of the Opera mask in front of a red and gold fabric background. The Phantom of the Opera - The Spectacular New Production is written by the mask in gold.
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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 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...

January 2020
"Bandstand - The Tony-winning Broadway Musical" in red and white in front of a black background.
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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 music and high-octane, heart-stopping dancing.

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

"Blue Man Group on tour" written in white in front of a pink, orange, and blue paint splash in front of a blue background.
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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
"An American in Paris" written in yellow in front of a blue, starry background.
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...

March 2020
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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,...

April 2020
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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...

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