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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

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

Balloonacy!

By Barry Kornhauser Directed by Samaria Fleig Music by Jennifer Bennett A lonely old man discovers an unlikel…

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January 28 @ 7:00 pm

Songs of Hope & Despair

Join us in a concert showcasing local musicians while they sing songs of Hope and Despair. Talent includes Your Fri…

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February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free State Story Slam

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

February 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Wires

940 Series: Classical/Contemporary  |  $18 adult, $15 senior, $10 youth (plus taxes & fees) Hailing from …

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February 24 @ 7:30 pm - March 5 @ 3:00 pm

Billy Elliot: The Musical

February 24 & 25  |  7:30pm February 26  |  3pm March 3 & 4  |  7:30pm March 5  |  3pm Mus…

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March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free State Story Slam

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

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