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June 2021
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June 15, 2021 | 7 PM

Neo-vintage organ trio JUKE BUTTER delivers high energy, deep grooving funk, r & b, and jazz. "Juke" is Creole word that means to get disorderly and raise a ruckus. Juke joints and juke bands helped people get loose and party their cares away. Why Butter? Because butter makes it better!

Mitch Towne is a keyboardist and touring musician, and is...

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June 21-25, 2021

Join us for the third annual Lied Center Triple Threat Broadway Intensive, June 21-25, 2021! The Lied Center is excited to provide young talented performers in Nebraska with its third annual Summer Broadway Intensive.

  • Start your summer off with a transformative experience with the Lied Center.
  • We are planning for an IN-PERSON experience while adhering to COVID safety guidelines including
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June 22, 2021 | 7 PM

Dr. Darryl White is associate professor of trumpet at the Glenn Korff School of Music. White's performance experiences include a wide range of idioms. He has appeared as guest soloist with the Omaha Symphony, Lincoln Symphony Orchestra, Mesa Chamber Orchestra, Grand Junction Symphony, Lake Forest Chamber Orchestra, Roaring Fork Jazz Festival, University of Nebraska Faculty Brass Quintet, the University Faculty...

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NOTE: this is a rental event presented by an outside organization. The Lied Center has limited control over ticketing policies and discounts for rental events.

June 24-27, 2021

This fiendishly funny campy comedy by Charles Busch parodies the psychological thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock and the teen beach movies of the 1960s. Gender-bending theatrics provide a satirical and humorous look at outdated stereotypes, from sex and sexuality to psychiatry and motherhood.

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June 24, 2021 | 7:30 PM

The Johnny Manhattan Orchestra is a 17-piece professional swing orchestra featuring original arrangements of the greatest hits of the Swing Era recorded by Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Les Brown, Artie Shaw, Count Basie and more.
 
Travel back in time to a live nationwide radio broadcast from 1940 originating from a famous New York City venue featuring...

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June 29, 2021 | 12:00 PM

DAVID MICHAEL FOX

The Lied Center’s live stream concert series is back for one final performance with David Michael Fox! David, oft known as “The Midwest Mentalist,” has amazed audiences for years with his jaw-dropping magic. His story began at age six when he began working with a magic kit and eventually blossomed into a full-fledged passion for the performing arts....

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June 29, 2021 | 7 PM

Hoyer formed Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal in 2012 in famed blues town Lincoln, Nebraska. The award-winning five-piece band includes some of the area's most revered and accomplished musicians. Joining Hoyer (keyboards/vocals) is Blake DeForest (trumpet), Mike Keeling (bass), Benjamin Kushner (guitar), and Harrison ElDorado (drums). Inspired by the sounds of Stax, Motown, Muscle Shoals, New Orleans, Philly and San...

July 2021
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July 1, 2021 | 8:15 PM

American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre returns to Nebraska to launch the national tour of the company’s cross-country road trip, ABT Across America

ABT is one of the great dance companies in the world and is internationally celebrated as a cultural institution dedicated to preserving and extending the great legacy of classical dancing.

This summer, ABT will bring 20 acclaimed artists...

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July 11-16, 2021

Join us for the fourth annual Lied Center Piano Academy, July 11-16, 2021! Lied Center Piano Circle, Lied staff and the Glenn Korff School of Music are excited to host the Lied Center Piano Academy.

  • We are planning for an IN PERSON experience while adhering to COVID safety guidelines including wearing masks and social distancing.
  • LCPA is designed for students
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July 24, 2021 | 7:30 PM

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A revered panelist on NPR’s Wait, Wait . . . Don’t Tell Me, Paula Poundstone was the first woman to host the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and is the recipient of an American Comedy Award for Best Female Stand-up Comic. Don’t miss her hilarious return to the Lied stage!

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September 2021
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September 10-12, 2021

Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. Escape to Margaritaville is the musical comedy featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Fins,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and many more. USA Today calls it "A little slice of paradise!" and Entertainment Weekly raves, "It will...

October 2021
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October 11, 2021

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With James Francies and Joe Dyson.

Twenty-time GRAMMY® Award winner Pat Metheny is one of the most accomplished jazz artists in history. Throughout his legendary career, Metheny has performed with artists as diverse as Herbie Hancock, David Bowie and Steve Reich while always sidestepping the limits of any one genre.

We've spent the last several months focused on the health and safety of our patrons,...

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October 20, 2021 | 7:30 PM

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Brazilian-born pianist Arnaldo Cohen has long had a reputation for astonishing audiences with his musical authority and blistering virtuosity. Cohen returns to the Lied to celebrate the music of composer Franz Liszt after an unforgettable performance in our 2013-2014 season!

This presentation is made possible in part with generous support from the Lied Center Piano...

Keith Lockhart conducts in a white shirt and black pants and bow tie with orchestra members playing behind him in front of a background that has a wooden roof and a screen with the American flag and red fireworks.
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October 28, 2021 | 7:30 PM

The Boston Pops is not only America’s orchestra, it was John Williams’ orchestra before he passed the baton to Keith Lockhart. Conductor Keith Lockhart and the entire orchestra mark their return to the Lied Center with a program featuring the symphonic splendor of John Williams’ iconic music. Hop in your Millennium Falcon to celebrate 60 years of movie music...

January 2022
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January 27-29, 2022

Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now Lincoln’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination,” “The Candy Man” and “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket,” alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more, more, more at...

February 2022
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February 11-13, 2022

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way,...

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February 26, 2022 | 7:30 PM

One of Broadway’s most critically acclaimed performers, Bernadette Peters has garnered numerous accolades including three Tony Awards®, a Golden Globe, three Emmy and four GRAMMY Award nominations. Following recent starring roles in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway and TV credits including, “Mozart in the Jungle” and “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” experience Peters’ first return to the Lied Center stage in nearly a decade performing...

March 2022
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March 8-10, 2022

Riverdance, as you’ve never seen it before! A powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved favorite, celebrated the world over for its GRAMMY award-winning score and the thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance. Immerse yourself in the extraordinary power and grace of its music and dance–beloved by fans of all ages. Fall in love with the...

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March 25-27, 2022

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony and GRAMMY Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, Jersey Boys. From the streets of...

April 2022
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April 2, 2022 | 3 & 7:30 PM

Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto the stage in this live musical spectacular. This smash hit musical features all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. This brand-new...

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April 9-10, 2022

The critically acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit is the winner of 10 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, making it one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history.  It is also a Grammy® Award winner for Best Musical Theater Album. With a score that seduces your soul and sweeps you off your feet, and featuring thrillingly talented onstage musicians, The...

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April 27 - May 1, 2022

This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!”...

May 2022
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May 10 & 11, 2022

“How is it that the coolest new show on Broadway is a 1943 musical?” says The New York Times.

This is OKLAHOMA! as you’ve never seen or heard it before—reimagined for the 21st century, and now the Tony Award® Winner for Best Revival of a Musical. Funny and sexy, dark and jolting, “this production shocked me and moved me. Direct from an acclaimed run on Broadway, OKLAHOMA! “lets us...

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