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The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet

Lawrence Arts Center and Online 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

It’s back! Experience the sensation and charm of the Lawrence Arts Center’s original production. A winter family favorite, this ballet is based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and set in Kansas during the civil war.  Witness the magic and wonder of this story as Drosselmeyer and Clara defeat the Mouse King and liberate the Nutcracker … [more]

$30

GUEST PRODUCTION: The Holiday Show, Concert Experience

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS

This concert, headlined by Ernesto Hodison Jr., is the second and final installment of The Holiday Show, a collaborative multimedia experience of live music and art put on by fifteen Lawrence and Kansas City area performers and creators.

$17

AUDITION: The Sleeping Beauty

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS

Spring Ballet Audition! Calling all dancers grades 1-12! For those longing to perform again, don’t miss this opportunity to dance with Paige Comparato! We’ll dance to the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky in this classic story ballet.  Help us tell the story of the delightful Princess Aurora, the evil Carabosse, the caring Lilac fairy and many … [more]

Story Slam | We’re Not in Kansas Anymore

Real stories, live and uncensored. Stories told live, MOTH–style, with a new theme each month. Never the same story (or evening!) twice.  $10 Suggested Donation Adults, 18+ only. Free livestream link on the website!

Windswept Glory, Music & Images from the Heart of Kansas

Celebrate the State of Kansas on her 161st birthday with powerful live classical music, local poetry, and severe weather photography straight from the heartland in this brand new interdisciplinary production, Windswept Glory. The bold combination of Brian J. Nelson’s new composition for The Lyric Arts Trio, Poet-Laureate Emeritus Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s poetry, and the severe-weather photography … [more]

Valentine’s Caregiver & Child Dance

Lawrence Public Library KS

We’re holding a special Valentine’s Dance with our friends from the Lawrence Public Library! Come learn some dances, hear some music, and make a special craft just for this occasion! Held at Lawrence Public Library Auditorium Free, Caregiver and Child Ages 6 & Up

FREE

Story Slam | Wanna Bet?

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage and Virtual 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

Real stories, live and uncensored. Stories told live, MOTH–style, with a new theme each month. Never the same story (or evening!) twice. $10 Suggested Donation Adults, 18+ only. Free livestream link on the website!

Lawrence Love Letters

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage and Virtual 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

Lawrence Love Letters is a performance and storytelling project centered on stories of love in our community that asks the following questions, "What does love look like? What does love sound like? What does love smell like? What does love feel like? What does love taste like?" We will explore these questions in a performance … [more]

Good Morning Indian Country

Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual Lawrence, KS

Join us for Good Morning Indian Country, a six-episode, live-streamed morning talk show at the Lawrence Arts Center, featuring some of Indian Country’s finest in business, health, and education. Aimed at increasing visibility and representation of Indigenous issues, this show will cover everything from high school sports to national news and serve as the “morning … [more]