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Recent Lied Center News

Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour to Play Lied Center March 15-17

03.08.16 @
Called “the sort of spectacle and experience that comes along once in a lifetime” the international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance–The 20th Anniversary World Tour. Performances are scheduled for March 15, 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Tickets are available at LiedCenter.org, by phone at 402-472-4747 or at the box office. Tickets are available to...

Peppa Pig Live! U.S. Tour Extended Through Fall to Include 31 More Cities

03.08.16 @
“Seeing Peppa up close in an interactive format will awe your pint-sized fan in a whole new way…. A preschooler’s dream come true.” -Mommy Poppins 60 Sold Out Shows and 200,000 Tickets Sold to DatePeppa Pig’s Primetime Special, “The Golden Boots,” Premieres March 6 on Nick Jr. New York, NY, March 2, 2016 – Due to popular demand, Peppa Pig’s Big Splash (www.peppapigliveus.com) is adding 31 additional cities,...

New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Featuring Grammy® Winners Dee Dee Bridgewater and Irvin Mayfield to Perform at Lied Center March 11

03.04.16 @
Take a stroll through the swinging streets of the Big Easy with one of the world’s most sought-after big bands! Legendary singer Dee Dee Bridgewater joins Irvin Mayfield and his New Orleans Jazz Orchestra for a memorable concert filled with the spirit of Mardi Gras and unmistakable sounds of New Orleans. Tickets are available at LiedCenter.org, by phone at 402-472-4747 or at the box office. Tickets are available...

Lied Center and Connect a Million Minds Team Up for Time Warner Cable's Science of Sound Spring Break Camp March 10-11

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Buckets become drums and garden hoses become horns on March 10-11, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. when the Lied Center for Performing Arts and Time Warner Cable team up for Time Warner Cable's Science of Sound Spring Break Camp. The camp will be led by John Bertles, Kennedy Center teaching artist and science educator, as well as local engineers and teachers. Up to 50 students, grades 5-8 will experience music through a hands-...

Lied Center Presents Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx March 4

02.25.16 @
Dennis DeYoung, the lead singer and songwriter for seven of Styx's eight top 10 hits, will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 4 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, 301 N. 12th St. Tickets are available at http://liedcenter.org, by phone at 402-472-4747 or at the box office. Tickets are available to students at a 50 percent discount with a valid NCard. "Dennis DeYoung has one of the most iconic rock and roll voices of...

Russian National Orchestra to Perform All Russian Program Feb. 27

02.23.16 @
Soloist Yuja Wang Highlights 15/16 Lied Piano Series One of the world’s top orchestras, the Russian National Orchestra returns to the Lied Center for Performing Arts joined by superstar pianist Yuja Wang on Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Conducted by world renowned pianist, composer and GRAMMY Award-winner Mikhail Pletnev, Stravinsky’s opulent masterpiece “The Firebird” will highlight this all-Russian program which also...

“Flashdance–The Musical” Takes Lied Patrons Back to 1983

02.12.16 @
The Lied Center’s 2015/16 Glenn Korff Broadway Series continues with another top notch, nationally touring Broadway production, this time, “Flashdance–The Musical.” Three performances will take place on Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 20 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at LiedCenter.org, by phone at 402.472.4747 or at the Box Office on 12th and Q Streets. Tickets are available to students at a 50 percent...

Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat” Comes to Life at the Lied Center Feb. 12-13

02.11.16 @
Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat” is the perfect friend for a boring, rainy afternoon. It’s fun from the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at Sally’s door! The Lied Center for Performing Arts will present three performances of the live stage adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ “The Cat in the Hat,” performed by Childsplay, the nationally-recognized professional theatre for young audiences, on Feb. 12 at 7 p.m....

Lied Center to Host “A Romantic Evening with Jackie Allen” at Rococo Theatre

02.11.16 @
Celebrate Valentine’s Day (a day early) in the historic Rococo Theatre with vocalist Jackie Allen as she performs a sensual evening of live jazz backed by a national all-star quintet. Praised as “romantic and poetic” by Rolling Stone, Allen sings timeless love songs in her signature sultry style. A single performance, presented by the Lied Center, will take place at the Rococo Theatre Feb. 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets are...

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

01.28.16 @
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,...