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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.

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Upcoming Performance

March 22 @ 7:00 pm

Story Slam: Breaking Free

Real stories, live & uncensored. MOVED FROM MARCH 8 TO ACCOMMODATE MAIN STAGE SEATING! Stories told live, …

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - April 7 @ 6:00 pm

The Runaway Orchestra

April 5 | 6pm April 6 | 2pm & 6pm April 7 | 3pm $15 Adult/$12 Senior/$10 Student Puppetry, Classical Ne…

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April 12 @ 7:00 pm

Story Slam: Endings

Real stories, live & uncensored in the main theater. Stories told live, MOTH–style. Never the same story, …

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - May 4 @ 7:00 pm


Fri, May 3 | 7pm & 10pm Sat, May 4 | 7pm $10 Adult/Senior/Student (plus tax & fees) The Lawrence C…

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May 10 @ 7:00 pm

Story Slam: Grand Slam!

Real stories, live & uncensored. Stories told live, MOTH–style, the second Friday of each month. Never the…

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