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The Lied Center for Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln today announced that single tickets for the 25th anniversary season are now on sale to the public. Starting today, Aug. 19, patrons can purchase tickets in person at the box office on 12th and R Streets (opens at 11:00 AM), by phone at 402.472.4747, or online at LiedCenter.org.

In celebration of its 25th season as Nebraska’s Home for the Arts, the Lied Center has booked a historic season featuring marquee artists in every art form including season opener and jazz great, Wynton Marsalis; world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma; one of the most celebrated modern dance companies in the world, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; top comedian Paula Poundstone; Broadway’s “Anything Goes”; and orchestral powerhouse the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

“We’re anticipating even more sold out shows than usual for this monumental season,” said Bill Stephan, Executive Director of the Lied Center. “There really is something for everyone at the Lied Center this season. We’ve booked the biggest names in the industry across all genres at very affordable prices. Patrons can attend over half of the shows this season for under $40.”

The 2014-2015 season includes performances by the following artists:

Celebrate Nebraska (free ticketed event) – September 4-5

Golden Dragon Acrobats – September 18

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis – September 26

Marc-André Hamelin, Piano – October 7 

Capitol Steps – October 9 

The Midtown Men – October 11 

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder – October 17

Ani DiFranco – October 20

Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble – October 24

Sister Act – October 28-29 

Out of Bounds – November 6 

An Evening with Paula Poundstone – November 7

Escher & Chiara String Quartets – November 8 

Elf the Musical – November 10-11 

Foreigner – November 14 

Kurt Elling – November 20

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis – November 25 

Yo-Yo Ma – December 4 

Christmas with the King’s Singers – December 18 

Jonathan Biss, Piano – January 13 

Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band – January 15 

Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train Live Buddy’s Big Adventure – January 21

Anything Goes – January 23-24

Diavolo – February 3 

Chicago Symphony Orchestra – February 6

Swan Lake the Suzanne Farrell Ballet – February 14 

Nice Work If You Can Get It – February 18-19

The Great Gatsby – February 21 

The Second City – February 26 

STOMP – March 6-7

Joshua Bell – March 13

The Chieftains – March 14

Mummenschanz – March 18

Nebraska Sings – March 21

Glenn Miller Orchestra – March 28 

Okee Dokee Brothers Adventure Songs – April 2 

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater – April 7 

Million Dollar Quartet – April 10 

The Church Basement Ladies Return in the Last (Potluck) Supper – April 16 

Ode to Joy Beethoven Masterworks – April 25 

Peter and the Starcatcher – April 30 

Ticket Info

Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. The Lied anticipates another record breaking ticket season and encourages community members to purchase their tickets as soon as possible. Season tickets are also available for purchase allowing patrons to attend at least four different events in the 2014-15 season. Season ticket orders can be placed via phone at 402.472.4747 or 800.432.3231 and in person at the Lied Center Ticket Office.

A season ticket package is an order of four or more events. Members of the general public will receive a 10% discount for season ticket orders including four to seven events. Orders of eight or more events will receive a 20% discount. Season ticket seating assignments are made on a first come, first served basis.

For more information, please call the Lied Center Ticket Office at 402.472.4747 or 800.432.3231 or visit www.liedcenter.org