Check out our new 2010-2011 Season Schedule!!!
07:30 pm 10/01/2010
Tony Award® winning Broadway and Film Star Bernadette Peters will make her Lied Center debut performance singing hits from Broadway. One of musical theatre's most popular artists of all time, this blockbuster show will be a season highlight!
07:30 pm 10/06/2010
From TV's "Carmen Sandiego" to their award-winning CD, Rockapella sits atop the world of vocal performance. This fall, hear this world famous vocal sensation perform hits like "Here Comes the Sun," "Pretty Woman," and "My Girl." Rockapella is the most exhilarating group in a capella.
07:30 pm 10/08/2010
The Chicago Tribune says the AXIS Dance Company "shakes up the very concept of dance," with cutting edge, contemporary works by dancers with and without disabilities. A visually stunning dance event!
The Flying Karamazov Brothers
07:30 pm 10/09/2010
With comedy, theatre, music and juggling, this internationally famous troupe will entertain children of all ages. The New Yorker calls them "nimble of wit as they are of hand!" From the beginning, it has been their intention to blend the worlds of art, improvisation, word play, harmony, emotion and virtuosity into a unique form of entertainment. Fire juggling men in kilts!
Fiddler on the Roof
07:30 pm 10/12/2010
07:30 pm 10/13/2010
The Tony Award®-winning musical that includes the classics "Matchmaker, Matchmaker," "If I Were A Rich Man," and "Sunrise, Sunset" returns. Come see the national Broadway tour of one of Broadway's greatest musicals!
Wayne Bergeron with the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra
07:30 pm 10/15/2010
Maynard Ferguson's longtime lead trumpet player, Wayne Bergeron, headlines with the Nebraska Jazz Orchestra. This concert features "Waynard plays Maynard," taking us into the stratosphere
07:30 pm 10/21/2010
The only people in Washington
funnier than the politicians, the Capitol Steps find satirical humor in the
headlines of our everyday news. Watch this troupe make fun of left and right in
Contains adult content.
07:30 pm 10/25/2010
Great Plains Room, East Campus
Many Moccasins and special guest Moses Brings Plenty, well known as a part of the international music group "Brule," provide an exciting evening of Native American dance and music.
07:30 pm 10/26/2010
Pianist Vladimir Feltsman's vast repertoire encompasses music from the Baroque to 20th-century composers. Called "quite simply an amazing pianist" by The New York Times. Originally from Russia, this international award-winning pianist has been a featured soloist with the New York Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony and the Aspen Music Festival.
A Midsummers Night Dream by Aquila Theatre
07:30 pm 11/05/2010
This award-winning company brings Shakespeare to the Lied, performing one of drama's most popular comedies.
Peter Sagal, Host of NPR's "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!"
07:30 pm 11/06/2010
The host of "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!" comes to the Lied! Share an intimate night of stories and laughter when NPR's Peter Sagal makes his debut at the Lied.
07:30 pm 11/12/2010
Barrage is a high-octane fiddle-fest featuring an eclectic mix of music, song and dance the Los Angeles Times describes as "Stomp meets Riverdance." Come see this group of seven fiddles thundering together as they dance up a storm. A fiery, thrilling, blitz of a show you must see to believe!
Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes
07:30 pm 11/23/2010
From Nashville to New York, Jason Petty has received critical acclaim for his tribute to country legend, Hank Williams. Enjoy all the hits including "Your Cheatin' Heart," "Hey Good Lookin'," "Kaw-Liga," "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" and "Lovesick Blues."
07:30 pm 11/30/201
07:30 pm 12/01/2010
Telling the legendary tale of King
Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and featuring a bevy of beautiful
show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people, Monty
Python's Spamalot has been hailed as "a no-holds-bar hit" by the New
Yorker and won the 2005 Tony® for Best Musical.
Some dialog and situations may be inappropriate for knights and damsels under age 12.
Christmas Bells Are Swingin'
07:30 pm 12/11/2010
Boston Brass & the Brass
All-Stars Big Band
Featuring 14 horns with a rhythm section performing the famous Stan Kenton Christmas Carols and other holiday hits, this jolly concert is a big band holiday music jubilation.
03:00 pm 01/23/2011
"The greatest American
violinist active today." - The
Classical music superstar Joshua Bell has been a featured soloist with almost every leading major orchestra in the world. A GRAMMY ® award winner, Bell was the featured violinist on the Oscar winning film, The Red Violin, and is the most celebrated American violinist of the modern era.
Blue Man Group
07:30 pm 01/28/2011
02:00 pm 01/29/2011
07:30 pm 01/29/2011
02:00 pm 01/30/2011
Making its debut at the Lied, Blue Man Group will thrill Lincoln with its fast and furious theatrical extravaganza. Escape the ordinary and surround yourself in an explosion of comedy, music, and technology. The New York Times calls Blue Man Group "one of the most delightful performance pieces ever staged."
The Official Blues Brothers Revue
07:30 pm 02/04/2011
Sanctioned by Dan Aykroyd and the Belushi estate, this live concert combines the comedy and hits from the original "Blues Brothers" movie and pays homage to Chicago's rich music history.
Alice in Wonderland: The Eugene Ballet
07:30 pm 02/18/2011
Classical ballet meets fantasy masks, stunning costumes and narration in this wacky adaptation for all ages.
Harlem Gospel Choir
07:30 pm 02/19/2011
Dynamic and inspirational performances have made the Harlem Gospel Choir the most famous gospel choir in America today.
Branford Marsalis & Terence Blanchard
07:30 pm 02/25/2011
Two jazz luminaries join forces for one night only as Grammy®-winning trumpeter Blanchard meets with legendary saxophonist.
Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra
07:30 pm 02/26/2011
This major international orchestra from South Africa will perform Bernstein's Overture to Candide, Barber's Adagio for Strings, Korngold's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 35, and Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherazade, Op. 35 with solo violinist Phillipe Quint. The Philharmonic will be conducted by Martin Panteleev.
Choo Choo Soul
07:00 am 03/02/2011
Get on board with musical artist Genevieve Goings, as she drives her train through fantastical lands while singing contemporary, kid-friendly hip-hop songs about ABCs, 123s, being polite, and more! The diverse and incredibly hip duo of Genevieve and DC, the beatboxing, breakdancing engineer, teach children through music on an animated train. Choo Choo Soul is an exciting way for kids to learn while having fun, while parents can actually enjoy the current, soulful stylings of the accompanying music. Imagine that!
A Chorus Line
07:30 pm 03/04/2011
02:00 pm 03/05/2011
07:30 pm 03/05/2011
Every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives - it's the one opportunity to do what they've always dreamed of. Seventeen Broadway dancers put their dreams on the line. This singular sensation is the longest-running American Broadway musical ever, and has earned 9 Tony ® Awards. Come see the first performance of "A Chorus Line" at the Lied!
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre
07:30 pm 03/08/2011
The world's greatest modern dance company returns! Called "fierce" by The New York Times, this special once in a decade visit will awe even the most devoted dance fans.
07:30 pm 03/10/2011
The best-selling author, Grammy Award winner and host of NPR's "A Prairie Home Companion," which broadcasts to over 3 million listeners each week, returns to the Lied Center with more homespun tales of Lake Woebegone days.
Ed Asner in FDR
07:30 pm 03/11/2011
Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy Awards®, five Golden Globe Awards®, and member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, gives a fearless solo performance in "FDR."
07:30 pm 03/17/2011
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the international Celtic rock band The Elders, a raucous musical brouhaha of amped-up roots rock, powerful vocals, blazing instruments and top-notch songwriting to shout from the rooftops about!
Continued on the next blog!