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July 2020
July 7, 2020 | 7:00p.m.

This summer enjoy Jazz in June from the comfort of your own home.

Mesonjixx is an artist who currently resides in Omaha. Her father is black American born and raised in the Alabama Ozarks and her mother is a South Pasifika islander from Honolulu. Mesonjixx is the middle child of five. While living in Chicago (2009-2014) she honed her songwriting...

July 9, 2020 | 10 a.m.

Blast Off to Outer Space: Yoga, Movement, and Music!

Head out of this world with Ashley Laverty, Artistic Director of Theatre for the Very Young company Kerfuffle, for a 45-minute movement, music, and yoga jam, specifically designed for children under 5 years old. Since 2015, Kerfuffle has been traveling the Midwest creating theatre and dance for and with children under...

July 16, 2020

Musical Theatre Song Interpretation Master Class

The first edition in our Master Class series is centered around musical theatre, focusing on character and song interpretation. Students will prepare a 32-bar song and Lied Learning Online Teaching Artists will provide feedback and coach students during one of three 75 minute Zoom sessions being offered between 1-5:15 PM. Students will receive feedback...


Lied Center Piano Circle, Lied staff and the Glenn Korff School of Music are excited to host the third annual Lied Center Piano Academy (LCPA), July 19-25, 2020. The Academy will be held ONLINE this year.

LCPA is designed for students entering grades 9 through their first year of college, fall 2020. The Academy Artist is Eric Zuber. The Academy Artist,...

September 2020
September 4, 2020 | 6:30 p.m.

There is potential for transformation in every moment of our lives. Deep within us is the power and knowledge to unlock our full potential and to take action in creating positive change. This fall, TEDxLincoln presents Alchemy – a celebration of ordinary people who chose to pursue their passions, sparking extraordinary impact reaching far beyond their immediate communities.

Featuring Talks by: Jill...

October 2020
Keith Lockhart conducts in a white shirt and black pants and bow tie with orchestra members playing behind him in front of a background that has a wooden roof and a screen with the American flag and red fireworks.
October 8, 2020

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 featuring the symphonic splendor of John Williams’ iconic music. Hop in your Millennium Falcon to celebrate 60 years of movie music...

October 21-25, 2020

The critically acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit is the winner of 10 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, making it one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history.  It is also a Grammy® Award winner for Best Musical Theater Album. With a score that seduces your soul and sweeps you off your feet, and featuring thrillingly talented onstage musicians, The Band’s Visit...

November 2020
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November 8, 2020

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 Matthew Broderick in Nice Work If You Can Get It and with Harry Connick, Jr. in The Pajama Game. Her engagements as...

November 13-15, 2020

There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a GRAMMY®, thousands of standing ovations and now the No. 1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history. CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz;...

January 2021
January 19-23, 2021

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want...

Image of a man in a gold sequin jacket playing a black guitar and singing in the microphone with a drummer behind him in front of a black background.
January 30, 2021

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 unprecedented for a tribute band. With a nod from Neil (the man himself), Super Diamond is the most celebrated Neil Diamond tribute...

February 2021
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February 13, 2021

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 Bowl, as well as the White House and Buckingham Palace. Come for a perfect Valentine's Day weekend celebration at the Lied Center!...

February 20-21, 2021

STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show now updated and restructured and the addition of two new full-scale routines, utilizing props like tractor-tire inner tubes and paint cans. STOMP. See what all the noise is about....

February 25-26, 2021

Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto the stage in this live musical spectacular. This smash hit musical features all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. This brand-new...

March 2021
March 9, 2021

“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 musical adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences.

This presentation is made possible...

Three women Irish dancing in green dresses and black tights in front of an orange background.
March 17, 2021

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 and the Celtic Fire promise an electric St. Patrick’s Day celebration straight from the heart of the Emerald Isle. 

This presentation is...

March 25-27, 2021

Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now Lincoln’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more, more, more at this everlasting...

April 2021
April 13-18, 2021
Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed, record-breaking North American touring production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s musical LES MISÉRABLES will remain closed and postpone all current tour engagements until further notice including the return Lincoln engagement at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on April 13-18, 2021.
The production looks forward to resuming its hugely successful tour next year and is actively working to determine...
May 2021
May 13-15, 2021

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way,...