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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 monthly Free State Story Slams, 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.

Upcoming Performance

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - October 17 @ 7:00 pm


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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.

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