About Friends of Lied

About Friends of Lied

The Friends of Lied is a membership organization of over 1,000 members, governed by a board of directors from across the state of Nebraska. Its purpose is to support and promote the Lied Center through educational experiences, fund-raising, service, and social activities. The Friends of Lied is a 501c3 tax-exempt organization, serving as a support group for the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Since its inception in 1989, the Friends of Lied have contributed over 6 million dollars in support of the Lied Center’s mission to cultivate the performing arts in Nebraska.

Navigate our site to learn more about membership benefits, explore upcoming events, or join the Friends of Lied by making a contribution.

Friends of Lied Membership Levels

Donor
$10
Benefits

Thank you for your generosity. We appreciate gifts at all levels!

Close Friend
$50
Benefits
  • Portion of your contribution provides arts education and outreach opportunities across the state of Nebraska
  • Member’s name in the Lied program during your membership year
  • Digital subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offers for special performances at the Lied Center
Great Friend
$100
Benefits
  • Portion of your contribution provides arts education and outreach opportunities across the state of Nebraska
  • Member’s name in the Lied program during your membership year
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offers for special performances at the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of single tickets before opening to the general public
  • MemberCard with 2-for-1 offers at local restaurants and businesses
  • Print and digital subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
Special Friend
$250
Benefits
  • Portion of your contribution provides arts education and outreach opportunities across the state of Nebraska
  • Member’s name in the Lied program during your membership year
  • Print and digital subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offers for special performances at the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of single tickets before opening to the general public
  • MemberCard with 2-for-1 offers at local restaurants and businesses
  • Advance purchase of season subscriptions before opening to the general public
  • Special sneak preview of season before public announcement
Fabulous Friend
$500
Benefits
  • Portion of your contribution provides arts education and outreach opportunities across the state of Nebraska
  • Member’s name in the Lied program during your membership year
  • Print and digital subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offers for special performances at the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of single tickets before opening to the general public
  • MemberCard with 2-for-1 offers at local restaurants and businesses
  • Advance purchase of season subscriptions before opening to the general public
  • Special sneak preview of season before public announcement
  • Invitation to Open House & Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of new Broadway subscriptions before opening to the general public
Best Friend
$1,000
Benefits
  • Portion of your contribution provides arts education and outreach opportunities across the state of Nebraska
  • Member’s name in the Lied program during your membership year
  • Print and digital subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offers for special performances at the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of single tickets before opening to the general public
  • MemberCard with 2-for-1 offers at local restaurants and businesses
  • Advance purchase of season subscriptions before opening to the general public
  • Special sneak preview of season before public announcement
  • Invitation to Open House & Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of new Broadway subscriptions before opening to the general public
  • Invitation to “On-Stage” Season Preview party
  • Access to prime seating (Best Friend level) on your season subscription ticket order*

*Seating access is provided for up to six tickets per membership for each season event. Available until single tickets go on sale to the general public.   

Distinguished Friend
$1,500
Benefits
  • Portion of your contribution provides arts education and outreach opportunities across the state of Nebraska
  • Member’s name in the Lied program during your membership year
  • Print and digital subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offers for special performances at the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of single tickets before opening to the general public
  • MemberCard with 2-for-1 offers at local restaurants and businesses
  • Advance purchase of season subscriptions before opening to the general public
  • Special sneak preview of season before public announcement
  • Invitation to Open House & Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of new Broadway subscriptions before opening to the general public
  • Invitation to “On-Stage” Season Preview party
  • Invitation to Distinguished Artist Event
  • Access to prime seating (Distinguished Friend level) on your season subscription ticket order*

*Seating access is provided for up to six tickets per membership for each season event. Available until single tickets go on sale to the general public.   

Patron Friend
$2,500
Benefits
  • Portion of your contribution provides arts education and outreach opportunities across the state of Nebraska
  • Member’s name in the Lied program during your membership year
  • Print and digital subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offers for special performances at the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of single tickets before opening to the general public
  • MemberCard with 2-for-1 offers at local restaurants and businesses
  • Advance purchase of season subscriptions before opening to the general public
  • Special sneak preview of season before public announcement
  • Invitation to Open House & Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of new Broadway subscriptions before opening to the general public
  • Invitation to “On-Stage” Season Preview party
  • Invitation to Distinguished Artist Event
  • Opportunity to be recognized as a sponsor of an individual Lied event
  • Perks like meeting the artists (based on availability) and access to the Gold Circle Suite during your sponsored event
  • Access to prime seating (Patron Friend level) on your season subscription ticket order*

*Seating access is provided for up to six tickets per membership for each season event. Available until single tickets go on sale to the general public.   

dark
Background Color: 
#fafafa
center-heavy

Friends of Lied Plaza Bricks

top-left
light

Board of Directors

bottom-left
light

Connect with Us

young dancers on point at bar
top-left
light