The Lied Center announced its 2014-2015 season lineup Sunday, and it features hit Broadway shows, nationally renowned instrumentalists and iconic productions. Tickets are on sale to Friends of the Lied and students today and to the general public starting May 19.
The season's highlights include "The Midtown Men," with four stars from the original Broadway cast of "Jersey Boys!," singing their favorite ‘60s hits from The Beatles, The Rascals, Motown, The Four Seasons and others; multi-award-winning KU alumnus and Broadway star Mandy Patinkin in "Mandy Patinkin: Dress Casual"; and "Million Dollar Quartet," the Tony Award‐winning Broadway musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
“It is our privilege to support KU and Lawrence by offering a diverse program of performances and engagement activities featuring world‐class artists,” said Lied Center Director Derek Kwan.
Here's the full-season schedule:
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Wednesday, September 24, 7:30 p.m.
Yun‐Chin Zhou, piano, 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28
KU Symphony Orchestra with Joshua Roman on cello, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30
Sphinx Virtuosi, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5
"The Midtown Men,"7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9
"Basetrack," 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15
Circo Comedia, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18
Leo Kottke, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25
"Anything Goes," 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28
Vienna Boys Choir, 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2
"Me and My Shadow," 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6
Beatrice Rana, piano, 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9
Rennie Harris Puremovement, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14
Canadian Brass: A Holiday Concert,7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12,
"Kiss the Fish": Indian Ink Theatre Company,7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 27 and 28
Brasil Guitar Duo, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10
KODO, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24
ETHEL with guest artist Robert Mirabal, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26
Paul Huang, violin, 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8
"Mandy Patinkin: Dress Casual" with Paul Ford on piano, 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9
Stewart Copeland & Jon Kimura Parker, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25
KU Jazz Ensemble I with Steve Wilson, saxophones, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31
"Wild Kratts–LIVE!", 7 p.m. Friday, April 10
"Million Dollar Quartet," 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11
"The Sage of Emporia: A One‐Man Show," 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18,
"Elling Swings Sinatra," 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 19
Pilobolus Dance Theater, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25
For more information, visit www.lied.ku.edu.