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Community, Professional, & Educational

The Lawrence Arts Center brings the highest quality of theatre, music, and dance performances to Lawrence and surrounding communities. The performing arts season includes a dynamic array of in-house performances, community events, and virtual happenings. Our season features the 940LIVE Concert Series, monthly Free State Story Slams, New Play Developments, Summer Youth Theatre productions, Theatre & Dance for the Very Young original works, School of Theatre & Music sharings, family musical presentations, and School of Dance performances.


We are working hard to make your performance experience SAFE by limiting occupancy, requiring masks, and asking all visitors to self-screen before entering.

If you have additional questions prior to your visit, PLEASE CALL 785.843.2787 OR email Elizabeth@lawrenceartscenter.org.

 Click here for Covid-19 Self-Screening and Health & Safety Guidelines


Upcoming Performance

February 11, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

Story Slam | Wanna Bet?

Real stories, live and uncensored. Stories told live, MOTH–style, with a new theme each month. … [more]

February 18, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - February 19, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

Lawrence Love Letters

Lawrence Love Letters is a performance and storytelling project centered on stories of love in … [more]

March 2, 2022 @ 9:00 am - April 13, 2022 @ 10:30 pm

Good Morning Indian Country

Join us for Good Morning Indian Country, a six-episode, live-streamed morning talk show at the … [more]

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PLEASE NOTE: All ticket prices include convenience fees and sales tax!
Click here for more information about our ticket prices.

Convenient parking is available in the garage across the street from the Arts Center.
Parking is always free on the top level, throughout the entire garage after 6pm Monday through Saturday, and all day on Sundays.
The Lawrence Arts Center welcomes audiences of all abilities.
• Accessible seating is available online, or contact the front desk for assistance.
• The Lawrence Arts Center is equipped with a hearing loop system. A receiver sends the voices of our performers from the microphone directly into a hearing aid or cochlear implant. If you use a T-Coil or Telecoil Aid, enjoy as is; if you have another hearing device, please speak to an usher to get a headset to enjoy the new technology.
• Large print programs are available for those who are visually impaired. Please contact the box office in advance to ensure availability.
For additional information on these and other services, please click here and call our box office at 785-843-2787.
ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds or exchanges. In the event of a cancellation for which there is no rescheduled date, a refund for this ticket may be issued at the option of the management.

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