Happening at the Lied Center

Happening at the Lied Center

Stay current on news and information surrounding the performing arts world. The Lied Center for Performing Arts is your source for performing artists, local and industry news and events. Check our news section often, as we continuously add relevant articles of interest.

A socially-distanced audience fills the Lied Center.

Thank you to the Lincoln JournalStar for highlighting the hard work, creativity, and generosity that has allowed the Lied Center to become one of the first major performing arts centers in the nation to begin welcoming audiences back. 



Exterior photo of the Lied Center at sunset

Following UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green's directive to ensure that all employees who are able to work from home begin doing so by Monday, March 23, the Lied Center Administrative & Ticket Offices are currently operating remotely. 

In-person and phone transactions are not available until further notice.
To contact the Lied Ticket Office, please email liedcustomerservice@unl.edu.

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All major events at the Lied Center for Performing Arts have been canceled or rescheduled through April 16, 2020. Lied Center Executive Director Bill Stephan said, “We are determined to do our part to protect the health and safety of our audiences, artists, volunteers, and staff - particularly those who are most vulnerable to this disease. The World Health Organization has declared the...


Thirty years ago Tuesday, 2,200 people came to a newly opened hall on the corner of 12th and Q streets for a concert that marked one of the pivotal moments in the history of the arts in Lincoln.

Bill Stephan, who has served as the Lied Center's executive director for 11 years, wasn’t yet in Lincoln for the dedication featuring...