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Community and Professional Performance

The Lawrence Arts Center brings the highest caliber of theatre music, and dance performances to the Lawrence community.  Regular performance series include Nine-Forty Live concerts, monthly Free State Story Slams, four Summer Youth Theatre productions, dance gala performances, and Family Theatre presentations including our beloved annual winter production of the Kansas Nutcracker, including a cast of over 120 youth and adult, non-professional and professional dancers and musicians.

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Upcoming Performance

February 24 @ 7:30 pm - March 5 @ 3:00 pm

Billy Elliot: The Musical

February 24 & 25  |  7:30pm February 26  |  3pm March 3 & 4  |  7:30pm March 5  |  3pm Mus…

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

Free State Story Slam

Real stories, live & uncensored. Extraordinary, witty, suspenseful: whatever yarns you have, spin them. This…

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - April 1 @ 7:00 pm

Peter and the Wolf

By Sergei Prokofiev Choreography by Eleanor Goude Averill Featuring The KU Symphony Orchestra March 31  | …

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April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free State Story Slam

Real stories, live & uncensored. Extraordinary, witty, suspenseful: whatever yarns you have, spin them. This…

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