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Recent Lied Center News

Shen Yun is Coming to Lincoln - Tickets On Sale Now

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Experience the magic and splendor of Shen Yun 2017 for the first time at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on April 12 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale at LiedCenter.org/ShenYun. Shen Yun is dedicated to reviving 5,000 years of divinely inspired civilization by bringing its profound spirit to life on stage with unrivaled artistic mastery. Every dance movement and every musical note makes this a stunning visual...

The 2013 Tony® Award-Winning Broadway Musical “Cinderella” to Play Lied Center Jan. 27-29

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Rodgers + Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” the 2013 Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of “The King and I” and “The Sound of Music,” will play the Lied Center for Performing Arts as part of the Glenn Korff Broadway Series for a limited engagement from Jan. 27-29. Tickets for “Cinderella” are available at liedcenter.org, by phone at 402-472-4747 or at the Lied Center box office, 301 N. 12th St....

Canadian Brass Returns to Lied for Holiday Concert Dec. 10

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The Canadian Brass amp up the holiday cheer with lush Christmas carols and classics from “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” along with other favorite holiday hits when they return to the Lied Center for an unforgettable concert  Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. In its 45th season, the game-changing Canadian Brass has performed in virtually every major concert...

Comedian Brian Regan to Perform Lied Debut Dec. 9

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In 2015, Brian Regan made history with the first-ever live Comedy Central broadcast for his special “Brian Regan: Live from Radio City Music Hall.” Acclaimed by Vanity Fair as “The funniest standup alive,” Regan brings his laugh out loud comedy to the Lied Center for the first time on Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Setting a comedic standard of excellence that others continually try to follow, on May 8, 2015, Regan made his...

Multi-Instrumentalist Sara Watkins to Play Lied Debut Nov. 30

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With Special Guest Folk Singer/Songwriter Susan Werner First praised for her work as a founding member of GRAMMY® Award-winning Nickel Creek, multi-instrumentalist Sara Watkins has since established an extraordinary solo career including highly acclaimed studio albums, regular appearances on “A Prairie Home Companion” and collaborations with artists such as John Mayer and The Decemberists. On Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m....

LeLand Gantt Brings “Rhapsody in Black” to Johnny Carson Theater Dec. 5

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Inspiring, thought-provoking and linguistically awesome, “Rhapsody in Black” follows writer/actor LeLand Gantt’s personal journey to understand and eventually transcend racism in America. From an underprivileged childhood in the ghettos of Pennsylvania, to his career as an actor, Gantt’s performance is sure to spark conversations and leave a lasting impression. A single public performance will take place on Dec. 5...

All-American Boys Chorus to Perform at Lied Center March 14

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The All-American Boys Chorus regularly appears with entertainment’s top performers including recent events with Josh Groban, Tony Bennett, the Vienna Boys Choir and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. With a vast musical repertoire that spans from classical masterpieces to pop music, come see America’s most beloved boys choir at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on March 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the public...

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis Adds Second Lied Center Performance

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Due to popular demand, Mannheim Steamroller has added a second matinee performance to its Lied Center engagement on Dec. 20 at 3 p.m. Currently there are no tickets available to the 7:30 p.m. performance. Tickets to the matinee performance will go on sale on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. at LiedCenter.org, by phone at 402-472-4747 or at the Lied Center box office, 301 N. 12th St. Students can purchase tickets at a...

Relive the 60s with Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show Oct. 28

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Head back to the heyday of highballs and high rollers with the group that made the 1950s and 60s so legendary. For one unforgettable night, Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show brings Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Dean Martin to the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. on Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show captures the spirit and sound of what made those Sin City performances...

Ingrid Fliter Kicks Off Fourth Annual Lied Piano Series Nov. 13

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Ingrid Fliter sprang to international attention after receiving the prestigious Gilmore Artist Award in 2006. Since then, she has performed concerti with the world’s top ensembles and is recognized as a preeminent performer of Chopin. Her Lied debut on Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. launches the Lied Center’s fourth annual Piano Series and is accented with a performance of Chopin’s complete preludes. Argentine pianist Ingrid...