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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.


Please note when you purchase a ticket through our website: 

In-Person Tickets:  Online ticket sales end one hour prior to show start time. To purchase a ticket after that time please call 785-843-2787 or visit the front desk at 940 New Hampshire.

Livestream Tickets:  Online ticket sales end at show start time. To purchase a ticket after that time please call 785-843-2787

If you have additional questions prior to your visit, PLEASE CALL 785.843.2787 OR email

Upcoming Performance

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Microcinema | Blacula

In celebration of the Lawrence Public Library’s Booktoberfest, Free State Festival and the Lawrence Arts … [more]

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PLEASE NOTE: All ticket prices include convenience fees and sales tax!

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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