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Community and Professional Performance

The Lawrence Arts Center brings the highest caliber of theater, 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, made up of a cast of over 120 youth and adult, non-professional and professional dancers and musicians.

PLEASE NOTE: All ticket prices include convenience fees and sales tax!


Upcoming Performance

October 4 @ 7:00 pm

Story Slam | Adventures in Kansas

Real stories, live & uncensored. Stories told live, MOTH–style, with a new theme the second Friday of each mo…

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - October 20 @ 7:30 pm

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory…

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November 2 @ 11:00 am - November 3 @ 3:00 pm

Madeline’s Rescue

Based on book Madeline’s Rescue by Ludwig Bemelmans, Directed by Cynthia Crews Lawrence Ballet Theatre presents …

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November 8 @ 7:00 pm

Story Slam | Underdog

Real stories, live & uncensored. Stories told live, MOTH–style, with a new theme the second Friday of each mo…

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