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Recent Lied Center News

Lincoln Non-Profits Launch “Grumble Project” to Combat Childhood Hunger

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Lincoln Community Foundation, Lied Center for Performing Arts and Food Bank Partner in Community-Wide Initiative The Lincoln Community Foundation, Lied Center for Performing Arts and Food Bank of Lincoln are joining forces in a community-wide initiative centered on finding a long-term, sustainable solution to childhood hunger in Lancaster County. The Grumble Project was born out of the Lincoln Vital Signs report,...

Star Trek™ The Ultimate Voyage National Concert Tour to Bring Five Decades of Star Trek to Lied Center April 26

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The Lied Center for Performing Arts and Exceptional Artists will co-present Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage on April 26 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 15 at 11 a.m. Tickets will be available at LiedCenter.org, by phone at 402.472.4747 or at the Box Office on 12th and Q Streets. Launched by CineConcerts, CBS Consumer Products and Paramount Pictures, Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage, a North American...

Lied Center’s Free “Silver Screenings” Film Series Returns with “Finding Fela” Feb. 18

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The Lied Center for Performing Arts proudly announces the return of its free “Silver Screenings” Film Series beginning with co-presentation with the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center of “Finding Fela” on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. The film series is free, open to the public and designed to complement some of the world-class performances taking place on the Lied Center stage as...

All-Male Ballet Troupe, “The Trocks,” to Perform at Lied Center Feb. 5

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Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo, more affectionately known as “The Trocks,” blend incredible technique, impeccable comic timing and the astounding fact that men can, indeed, dance en pointe without falling flat on their faces. Enjoy hilarious twists on classics like “Swan Lake” and “Giselle” from this all-male troupe performing the full range of the ballet and modern dance repertoire in stunning makeup and...

The Texas Tenors Bring Mix of Country, Broadway and Opera to the Lied Center Jan. 21

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Over 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 tunes to the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available now at LiedCenter.org, by phone at 402.472.4747 or at the Box Office on 12th and Q...

Friends of Lied to Host 13th Biennial “Fire and Ice” Gala

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Tickets on Sale Now! Community members and supporters of the arts are invited to attend one of the most highly anticipated social events on the Lied Center calendar hosted by the Friends of Lied – the 13th biennial “Fire and Ice” Gala. Enjoy dinner, live music, dancing, and an auction and raffle at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at 6 p.m. in the name of a very worthy cause – giving...

Lied Piano Series Returns for Third Year with Stephen Hough Dec. 1

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A leading concert pianist, Stephen Hough has been praised as “arguably the finest . . .  and most technically impressive British pianist” by the New York Times. The Guardian wrote that Hough performed “the most perfect piano playing conceivable.” His Lied Center debut features a virtuosic program highlighted with pieces by Schubert and Liszt. Visit LiedCenter.org for the full program. Tickets are available now at...

UNL Alumnus Adam Fieldson Returns to Campus for Lied Performance Nov. 3

11.02.15 @
cantus During his time at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Glenn Korff School of Music alumnus Adam Fieldson performed the title role of “Candide,” Nerone in “L’incoronazione di Poppea,” Lysander in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and Romeo in “Roméo et Juliette.” On Nov. 3, the tenor returns to the UNL campus and the Lied Center for Performing Arts to perform his latest role with one of the finest touring choral...

Top 5 Reasons to See A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

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#1 - It won universal raves from critics, including The New York Times, which called it "HILARIOUS AND INSPIRED!" and The Hollywood Reporter, which said it "RESTORES OUR FAITH IN MUSICAL COMEDY!" A fine critic at NPR even said he'd "NEVER LAUGHED SO HARD AT A BROADWAY MUSICAL!” (Can you believe they laugh at NPR?!) #2 - It features the same actor dying eight different times in eight hilariously different ways. (...

Fab Four to Pay Tribute to The Beatles Oct. 9 at the Lied

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From appearances at the Hollywood Bowl to their Emmy Award-winning PBS broadcast, The Fab Four have been lauded as the best Beatles tribute ever. Experience note-for-note performances of “Yesterday,” “Here Comes the Sun” and “Hey Jude” at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale at http://liedcenter.org, at the Lied Center box office at 12th and R streets, or by phone at 402-...