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February 2018

The Wizard of Oz

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - March 4 @ 3:00 pm

Click here for cast list! February 22, 23, 24 & March 1, 2, 3 | 7:30pm February 25 & March 4 | 3pm $25 Adult/$18 Senior/$12 Student  (plus tax & fees) The Lawrence Arts Center is delighted to announce L. Frank Baum's wonderful WIZARD OF OZ will be presented this coming spring! Join us for a new twist on this classic musical, re-imagined in an exciting new design, 1920’s style. A local production with lots of heart, it will be…

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March 2018

Story Slam. Real stories, live & uncensored.

March 9 @ 7:00 pm

Stories told live, MOTH–style, the second Friday of each month. Never the same story, or evening, twice. Adults, 18+ only. Live music & social hour starts at 7pm. Slam starts at 7:30pm. Cocktails throughout. The Second Friday of every month, September to April (except December). Slam Themes: March 9: Karma April 6: Culture Shock May 11: Grand Slam

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Cinderella & The Lorax

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - March 10 @ 7:00 pm

A double dance feature! March 09 |  7 pm March 10 |  2 pm & 7 pm $15 adult/$12 senior/$10 youth (plus tax & fees) (Show runs approximately 90 minutes, including intermission) The School of Dance presents two transformative stories told through dance. This year’s spring ballet is the classical story of Cinderella directed by the Arts Center’s own Paige Comparato. With music composed by Sergei Prokofiev, this production is full of beauty and humor. This year’s modern feature, The Lorax,…

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SCHOLARSHIP AUDITION: Lawrence Dance Intensive

March 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Audition registration opens 30 minutes prior to audition time. Dancers seeking a merit scholarship should attend a scholarship audition or submit an audition via video link. Only partial scholarships will be awarded. A collaboration between the Lawrence Arts Center and the University of Kansas Department Of Theatre and Dance, this two-week ballet intensive provides dancers with world class instruction by accomplished faculty, guest artists, and choreographers in the KU dance studios. Click here for more about Lawrence Dance Intensives: Summer…

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Weather 101

March 28 @ 7:00 pm

Presentation by the National Weather Service of Topeka. Weather 101 includes information on severe thunderstorm development, identification of important features, and safety and preparedness tips. This program is free and open to the public.

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Film Screening: Hedwig & the Angry Inch

March 29 @ 7:30 pm

$12 Adult/$10 Senior/$8 Student (plus tax & fees) Join us for a screening of John Cameron Mitchell’s critically acclaimed cult film, Hedwig & the Angry Inch. Pride Party in the Main Lobby starts at 7pm, show starts at 7:30pm.  A transgender punk-rock girl from East Berlin tours the U.S. with her band as she tells her life story and follows the former lover/band-mate who stole her songs.  Stay for a post-show talkback about LGBTQ+ issues, including transgender issues.  18+

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April 2018

Dot

April 5 @ 11:30 am - April 7 @ 4:00 pm

April 5, 6 | 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm April 7 | 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, 4pm $10 Adult/Senior/Student (plus tax & fees) What if we danced the way that children draw? Performers in Dot explore how children move their bodies when they create art and share a performance directly inspired by the movement and artistry of children ages 2-5. Very young audiences will enter a blank world made from paper that the adult dancers transform through color, line, and shape over the…

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Story Slam. Real stories, live & uncensored.

April 6 @ 7:00 pm

Stories told live, MOTH–style, the second Friday of each month. Never the same story, or evening, twice. Adults, 18+ only. Live music & social hour starts at 7pm. Slam starts at 7:30pm. Cocktails throughout. The Second Friday of every month, September to April (except December). Slam Themes: April 6: Culture Shock May 11: Grand Slam

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Sing Along: Dear Evan Hansen

April 6 @ 7:00 pm

$5 Suggested Donation Are you ready to sing your way through all the hits from hit Broadway musical, Dear Evan Hansen? Not to worry, lyrics will be projected on screen for those who need a little extra help remembering all those words.

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