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Recent Lied Center News

Country Mega-Star Clint Black to Perform at Lied Oct. 23

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Country mega-star Clint Black has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide and racked up 57 charted singles, 31 top 10 hits and 22 number one smashes including “A Better Man,” “Killin’ Time,” “Like the Rain,” “When I Said I Do” and “Nothin’ But the Taillights.” On Oct. 23 at 7 p.m., he will perform in his Lied Center debut. Prolific singer/songwriter Clint Black has long been heralded as one of country music’s...

The Capitol Steps Put the “Mock” in Democracy Oct. 21

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As we approach the apex of this political season and Election Day draws nearer, the Capitol Steps, a D.C.-based political satire troupe that’s had America’s sides splitting with laughter for over 30 years, couldn’t have more inspiration to pull from. Pulling no punches and taking shots at all, the Capitol Steps head to Nebraska’s Capital City to perform at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m...

10/11 News and KFRX to Join Lied Center for Behind-the-Scenes Tour of “Matilda The Musical”!

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10/11 News’ Star City Buzz host, Shelby Fenster, and Lindsey Nielsen of 106.3 KFRX Radio join the Lied Center next week for a behind-the-scenes tour of the most exciting city on earth – New York! Follow along on 10/11 and KFRX as Shelby and Lindsey gain backstage access to the Tony Award-winning musical, Roald Dahl’s “Matilda The Musical,” on Broadway before the first national tour makes its way to the Lied Center...

The Price is Right Live™ Adds Second Lied Show

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Due to popular demand and instant sellout of the 7:30 p.m. performance, the Lied Center for the Performing Arts has added a second performance of The Price is Right Live™ stage show on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 at 4 p.m. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, Oct. 14 at 11 a.m. at LiedCenter.org, by phone at 402-472-4747, or in-person at the Lied Center box office, 301 N. 12th St. The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit...

The Price is Right Live™ is Coming to the Lied Center on Feb. 28

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The Lied Center for Performing Arts will play host to The Price is Right Live™ stage show on Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Sept. 30 at 11 a.m. at LiedCenter.org, by phone at 402-472-4747, or in-person at the Lied Center box office, 301 N. 12th St. The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to "Come On Down" and play classic games...

Eight-Time Tony Award-Winner “ONCE” Comes to the Lied Center Oct. 7-8

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“ONCE,” winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Lied Center for Performing Arts for a limited engagement from Oct. 7-8. Tickets are on sale online, by phone at 402-472-4747 or at the Lied Center box office. Tickets are available to students at a 50 percent discount with a valid NCard. Thousands of tickets have also...

Dance Star Gaby Diaz Joins Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound at Lied Oct. 12

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Witness the explosive choreography, dynamic rhythm, speed and physical strength of Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound on Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Kyle Robinson, one of the original co-creators of the show will be joined on stage by Gaby Diaz, the 2015 all around winner and fan favorite of “So You Think You Can Dance.” Wall is the 2015 Emmy Award-winning choreographer, known by his work...

Idina Menzel to Open Lied Season and GK Platinum Artist Series Sept. 30

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On Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m., Tony Award -winning icon Idina Menzel will open the Lied Center’s 2016-2017 season. Attendees will be among the first to see Menzel in concert following the release of her new album, “idina.” on Sept. 23. Menzel’s performance also serves as the inaugural GK Platinum Artist Series performance, named in honor of benefactor and UNL alumnus, Glenn Korff. Only a few tickets remain to this...

Lied Center to Present Sounds of China September 28

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Set to captivate Lied Center audience members Sept. 28, Sounds of China uniquely melds traditional Chinese music with western compositions in a performance few audiences are able to experience. Sounds of China will perform a single engagement on Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Led by composer/artistic director Jiuyue Ma (Beijing Olympics Gala, Xinjiang International...

Lied Center Adds “An Evening with Paula Poundstone and Dick Cavett” to 16/17 Season

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The Lied Center for Performing Arts has added “An Evening with Paula Poundstone and Dick Cavett” to its 2016/2017 schedule of events. This performance will provide audience members with a rare opportunity to spend a hilarious evening with Nebraska’s own Dick Cavett joined by one of Comedy Central’s “100 greatest stand-ups” of all time, Paula Poundstone. Beyond the laughs, expect fascinating stories from Cavett’s...