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March 2020
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March 28-29, 2020

THIS EVENT SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 28-29, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Frank L Baum’s tale of family, friendship and courage is vividly brought to life by choreographer Septime Webre in The Wizard of Oz. This collaboration between the RWB, Kansas City Ballet and Colorado Ballet offers an inventive new take on this timeless tale.

Webre, the creator of Alice (in Wonderland), takes audiences...

April 2020
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April 1-11, 2020

THIS NEBRASKA REP EVENT SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 1-11, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Roger O. Hirson

The winner of four Tony Awards, Pippin is the story of a young man’s journey to be extraordinary. Magic, mystery and music invite disaster as Pippin is led closer and closer to an unforgettable Grand...

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April 2, 2020

THIS EVENT SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 2, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELED.

A high-energy musical celebration of contemporary a cappella music and hit songs, created by Deke Sharon, vocal producer of Pitch Perfect and The Sing-Off, featuring four amazing ensembles:

COMMITTED is an a cappella group composed of six male vocalists from Huntsville, Alabama. All are graduates of Oakwood University. The group won...

April 5, 2020

We're Bringing the Music to You!

Join the Lied for a special afternoon with Susan Werner on Sunday, April 5 at 6:00 p.m.

One of the bright spots of the last few weeks had been the vast array of artists stepping up to help us stay entertained and hopeful. All over the country and the world, musicians have started inviting...

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April 11, 2020

THIS EVENT SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 11, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELED.

The continuously innovative Aspen Santa Fe Ballet joins forces on-stage with Van Cliburn Piano Competition medalist Joyce Yang to create a dazzling program integrated with live performance. Devoted to curating new ballets, the company has come to epitomize the contemporary-classical genre. In its Lied Center debut, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet presents...

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April 14, 2020

THIS EVENT SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 14, 2020 HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Ride the wind and dream with Air Play, a modern spectacle that brings to life the very air we breathe. Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant kites floating over the audience and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever seen will make you gasp in wonder and laugh until it hurts. With visual...

This performance has been canceled.
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.

April 17, 2020

This performance has been canceled. Patrons are encouraged to contact the LSO office at 402-476-2211 or info@lincolnsymphony.com if you have any further questions.

The virtuosity and versatility of the flute will be on full display as LSO’s Principal Flute John Bailey begins the evening with works by Daniel Dorff and Kent Kennan. LSO is also thrilled to introduce...

April 21, 2020

Dubbed the “Millennial Kronos,” SYBARITE5’s eclectic repertoire from Bowie to Radiohead and Akiho to Assad, combined with its commanding performance style, is turning heads throughout the music world. The quintet’s debut album, Disturb the Silence, quickly reached the top ten on the Billboard charts. The group’s follow-up album, Everything in Its Right Place, was released at Carnegie Hall to critical acclaim. SYBARITE5...

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April 23-25, 2020

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,...

April 28, 2020

Nebraska Jazz Orchestra has canceled the event of Nebraska Jazz Orchestra with Dave Stryker, originally scheduled for April 28, 2020. 

Join the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra and guitarist Dave Stryker for an exciting evening of big band music at the Lied Center! Omaha native Dave Stryker moved to New York City in 1980 to perform with jazz greats like Jack McDuff...

Shadows & Light: Untold Stories is a a year-long partnership project of Families Inspiring Families and Angels Theater Company designed to lift and empower the voices of people in our community through the creative and transformative process of turning personal narratives into live theater. When people who have experienced trauma are invited, heard, accepted and seen – when they can tell their...

May 2020

This performance has been canceled.
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.

May 2, 2020

This performance has been canceled. Patrons are encouraged to contact the LSO office at 402-476-2211 or info@lincolnsymphony.com if you have any further questions.

LSO closes out the 2019-2020 season with two of the most epic and exciting works from the Romantic Era! Concertmaster Anton Miller begins the evening with Tchaikovsky’s mesmerizing (and fiendishly virtuosic) Violin Concerto. After intermission,...

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.

May 8, 2020

America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, comes to the Lied Center for the Performing Arts in Lincoln, NE to perform his signature stand-up routine on May 8, 2020. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 13 at 11am! Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. His latest projects...

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May 10, 2020

Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, five-time GRAMMY®-nominated entertainer dubbed "The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook," is one of the premier interpreters of American standards. His 200+ shows a year have included performances at Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl, as well as the White House and Buckingham Palace. Come for a perfect Mother’s Day celebration at the Lied Center!

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June 2020
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June 27, 2020

In tribute to the much loved, international pop icon Neil Diamond, Super Diamond performs the timeless classics including “Sweet Caroline,” “America,” “Cherry Cherry,” “Forever in Blue Jeans” and all your favorite hits. Super Diamond’s success in America is unprecedented for a tribute band. With a nod from Neil (the man himself), Super Diamond is the most celebrated Neil Diamond tribute...

July 2020
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July 18, 2020

Irish singing sensation Michael Londra and his dazzling cast of Riverdance and Lord of the Dance alums perform a lively evening of traditional Irish music and step dancing. Backed by an ensemble of Ireland’s finest musicians, Michael Londra and the Celtic Fire promise an electric St. Patrick’s Day celebration straight from the heart of the Emerald Isle. 

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July 24, 2020

One of Broadway’s biggest stars performs songs from her acclaimed career on stage and screen. Winner of a 2015 Tony Award® for her performance in the Broadway revival of The King and I, O’Hara’s has also co-starred with MatthewBroderick in Nice Work If You Can Get It and with Harry Connick, Jr. in The Pajama Game. Her engagements as a...

October 2020
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October 8, 2020

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...

October 21-25, 2020

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 Band’s Visit...

November 2020
November 13-15, 2020

There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a GRAMMY®, thousands of standing ovations and now the No. 1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history. CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz;...

January 2021
January 19-23, 2021

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...

February 2021
February 20-21, 2021

STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The return of the percussive hit also brings some new surprises, with some sections of the show now updated and restructured and the addition of two new full-scale routines, utilizing props like tractor-tire inner tubes and paint cans. STOMP. See what all the noise is about....

February 25-26, 2021

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...

March 2021
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March 9, 2021

“Won’t you be my neighbor?” Daniel Tiger and all of his friends from the beloved PBS KIDS television series are hopping aboard the Trolley to Lincoln with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! Daniel Tiger takes audiences on an interactive musical adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences.

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March 25-27, 2021

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 this everlasting...

April 2021
April 13-18, 2021

Cameron Mackintosh presents the acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES. Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, LES MISÉRABLES tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption –  a timeless statement to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring one of the greatest scores of all time, with thrilling...

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