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.
April 30 @ 7:00 pm - May 30 @ 7:00 pm
Join us for a Final Friday Music from the Mainstage! At 7pm prepare yourself for … [more]
May 1 @ 8:00 am - May 9 @ 5:00 pm
VIRTUAL AUDITIONS May 1-9 IN-PERSON AUDITIONS May 2 Welcome to our 2021 Summer Youth Theatre Audition Page … [more]
May 14 @ 10:00 am - May 15 @ 5:00 pm
Select youth and adult classes are invited to perform in the End of Year Showcases … [more]
May 14 @ 7:15 pm
Stay safe and stay home, slammers, as this time around, the stories are coming to … [more]
May 15 @ 7:00 pm - May 16 @ 3:00 pm
Join the Lawrence Ballet Theatre for an outdoor concert in front of the Lawrence Arts … [more]
May 21 @ 7:00 pm - June 21 @ 7:00 pm
At 7pm Carswell & Hope takes the stage! From Lawrence by way of Ireland, Carswell … [more]
May 22 @ 10:00 am - May 23 @ 3:00 pm
Welcome to Splash!, an outdoor, drive-in style performance for very young children and their families … [more]
June 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
A pop culture phenomenon comes to the musical stage! Based on the 1970s cartoon, this … [more]
June 26 @ 7:00 pm
Student actors will work as an ensemble to devise their own characters and build a … [more]
An outdoor, drive-in performance. Two ways to view. Splash! is here. Meet Amanda Pintore, director/performer, and Erin … [more]
Summer Youth Theatre is gearing up for another amazing season this year with auditions for … [more]
An outdoor, drive-in performance. Two ways to view. Splash! is here. Meet Leah Towle, a performer, … [more]
An outdoor, drive-in performance. Two ways to view. Splash! is here. Meet Ernesto Hodison … [more]
The dirt was dished at this month’s Story Slam and now you can relive the tales … [more]
What is the SYT Internship Program? SYT’s Internship Program is open to 8th-12th graders and … [more]
Flowers are in bloom, the air is getting warmer, and summer is right around the … [more]
March 15-21 | Winter Session Final Showings (virtual only) Winter session classes are ending … [more]
PLEASE NOTE: All ticket prices include convenience fees and sales tax!
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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.