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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

Free State Story Slam

January 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free State Story Slam

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


January 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


by Barry Kornhauser Directed by Heidi Van, performed by Ric Averill, with music by Jennifer Bennett. A lonely ol…

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