SPRING 2017 785-864-2787 | lied.ku.edu Ticket Office hours: Weekdays, 11 amâ€“ 6 pm
A True Community Event Benefiting the Lawrence Schools Foundation The Lawrence Schools Foundation and Lied Center of Kansas are proud to announce the very first districtwide talent show for middle and high school students. Ovation! will benefit the Lawrence Schools Foundation and showcase the amazing talents of USD 497 students. Held on the main stage of the Lied Center with full production, the community will come together to celebrate all of the immense talent among Lawrence youth. Enjoy an evening of diverse talent, ranging from instrumentalists to singer/songwriters and aerial artists!
All proceeds benefit the Lawrence Schools Foundation
The Paludan Sisters present
The Music of the Mind $25 Adult $14 Student/Youth PAVILION
JAN 22 7:30 pm
FREE SPECIAL PERFORMANCES for Children on the Autism Spectrum Sat JAN 28 10 am & 1 pm | Pavilion For tickets, contact the Ticket Office: 785-864-2787
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how NEA grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.
Russian National Ballet Theatre:
Swan Lake $25â€“$40 Adult $14â€“$21 Student/Youth
$40–$55 Adult $21–$29 Student/Youth
A young man’s journey to be extraordinary
The Grammy Award-winning REBIRTH BRASS BAND A true New Orleans institution $20–$30 Adult $11–$16 Student/Youth Sponsored by
Jon Nakamatsu, piano
A true aristocrat of the keyboard
$20–$35 Adult $11–$19 Student/Youth Sponsored by
The Acting Company pairs Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar with X. Featuring the same cast, these two dramas examine two charismatic leaders who fall victim to rivalry, resentment and retribution.
Julius Caesar Wed FEB 15 7:30 pm
Tickets: $21–$22 Adult • $10–$15 Student/Youth
BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, DIRECTED BY DEVIN BRAIN A rising political star torn down by his most trusted allies. Witness the art of persuasion, the ugliness of backroom politics and the patterns we can’t stop repeating.
Marcus Gardley’s X Thu FEB 16 7:30 pm
Tickets: $21–$22 Adult • $10–$15 Student/Youth
THE ASSASSINATION OF MALCOLM X IN THE FRAMEWORK OF JULIUS CAESAR Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar provides a framework for Marcus Gardley to deepen our understanding of one of America’s most complex, compelling historical figures and explore the tumultuous landscape of ideology and activism in the 1960s. Directed by Ian Belknap
Presented in partnership with the KU Department of Theatre/University Theatre
Erik Kaiel/Arch 8 A dance duet that pushes the limits of physical possibility
$25 Adult • $14 Student/Youth | Pavilion
FEB 25 7:30 pm
FEB 23 8:00 pm
$30 Public $20 Students MATURE CONTENT
Erik Kaiel/Arch 8 will be sharing their craft with our fellow Kansans as part of Lied Across Kansas.
An Evening with
KRISTIN CHENOWETH Celebrating The Art of Elegance In a career that spans film, television and stage, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and songstress Kristin Chenoweth is perhaps best known for her work on the ABC series 7:30 pm Pushing Daisies, FOX’s hit comedy Glee and NBC’s political drama The West Wing. However, fans of Broadway know the “popular” Hollywood Walk of Fame performer as smash-hit Wicked’s original Glinda the Good Witch. She brings her unique and powerful voice to Lawrence for a one-night-only performance of some of the most unforgettable songs from Broadway and best-loved canons of the Great American Songbook.
$45–$65 Adult $24–$34 Student/Youth
Mr. Ho’s Orchestroctica Quintet Sun FEB 26 2:00 pm | Pavilion Tickets: $25 Adult • $14 Student/Youth
KU Jazz Ensemble I with special guest Kneebody Tue MAR 28 7:30 pm
Tickets: $25 Adult • $14 Student/Youth
Presented in partnership with
Wed MAR 15 7:30 pm Tickets: $20–$30 Adult $11–$16 Student/Youth
American Brass Quintet Fri MAR 31 7:30 pm Tickets: $20–$35 Adult $11–$19 Student/Youth
2017 KU Powwow & Indigenous Culture Festival FREE EVENT
Open to the public. No tickets required.
APR 1 Noon
Please join us for this free day-long event presented by the KU First Nations Student Association. In addition to the KU Powwow, educational workshops and children’s activities will be offered.
APR 7 7:30 pm
A spectacular blend of physical theatre, circus, athleticism and comedy
65 million years in the making
$25–$40 Adult $14–$21 Student/Youth Sponsored by
GOLD CIRCLE $50
APR 9 4:00 pm
$20–$30 Adult $11–$16 Student/Youth
Takács Quartet Fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire Tuesday
APR 11 7:30 pm
$20–$35 Adult $11–$19 Student/Youth
The vanguard of the California sound Limited Tickets Available $40–$60 Adult $21–$31 Student/Youth
JUST FRIENDS JAZZ SERIES
APR 28 7:00 pm
APR 19 7:30 pm
Bria Skonberg Duo | Mon & Tue APR 24 & 25 7:30 pm | Pavilion
Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience Friday
Meet a cast of professional performers along with over a dozen talented pound pups. The show is one-of-a-kind and brings forth pet adoption awareness. All of the dogs have been rescued from pounds and shelters from across the country. The mission is to promote animal rescue, pet adoption, spaying and neutering, and encourage people to spend more time with their pets. Featured on David Letterman, the Ellen Degeneres Show, Queen Latifah, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and much more.
JUN 9 8:00 pm
“It is Pawtastic.” Queen Latifah $20–$30 Adult $11–$16 Student/Youth Sponsored by
$35 Adult $20 Student/Youth
Our Very Important Partner (VIP) Sponsors provide essential financial support. Their commitment allows us to provide performances, educational activities and free school events.
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