LINCOLN — Anchored by “The Phantom of the Opera,” the Lied Center for Performing Arts has announced its 2019-20 season.
Other highlights include Wynton Marsalis, the Boston Pops, Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s “Wizard of OZ,” Brian Regan, Murray Perahia, Kelli O’Hara, Blue Man Group and Bill T. Jones.
Series subscription tickets (four or more events) go on sale at 11 a.m. Monday. Season ticket orders can be placed online at LiedCenter.org, by phone at (402) 472-4747, or in person at the box office, 301 N. 12th St. Season ticket holders receive a 10% discount for orders that include four to seven events. Orders of eight or more events will receive a 20% discount. UNL students can place season ticket orders and receive a 10% or 20% discount, in addition to the 50% discount all current UNL students receive on Lied Center tickets.
If the performances are not sold out through season ticket orders, any remaining tickets will be available for single ticket purchase starting in early August.
Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” makes its premiere at the Lied Center with a two-week run starting Oct. 23. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America.
National tours of “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas,” “Bandstand,” Blue Man Group, “An American in Paris,” “Waitress” and “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical” will be at the Lied as part of the 2019-20 Glenn Korff Broadway Series.
The 2019-2020 season includes:
SEPTEMBER: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Sept. 19.
OCTOBER: “The Legend of Georgia McBride” (Nebraska Repertory Theater), Oct. 2-13; Brooklyn Rider Ensemble, Oct. 3; In the Mood, Oct. 6; A Night of Chinese Arts, Oct. 12; the Texas Tenors, Oct. 13; Get the Led Out, Oct. 15; Stefon Harris and Blackout, Oct. 18; and “The Phantom of the Opera,” Oct. 23-Nov. 3.
NOVEMBER: “The Glass Menagerie,” Nov. 6-17; “White Christmas,” Nov. 11-13; and Brian Regan, Nov. 18.
DECEMBER: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Dec. 6; and Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, Dec. 17.
JANUARY: Bandstand, Jan. 17-19; Martha Redbone Presents Bone Hill: The Concert, Jan. 23; and Blue Man Group, Jan. 29-Feb. 2.
FEBRUARY: “An American in Paris,” Feb. 8-9; Aquila Theatre in George Orwell’s “1984,” Feb. 18; Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, Feb. 27; and The Second City, Feb. 29.
MARCH: Murray Perahia, March 1; “Waitress,” March 6-8; “Super Diamond, The Neil Diamond Tribute,” March 13; Michael Londra and the Celtic Fire – March 17; Kelli O’Hara, March 20; “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!” March 22; and Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s “The Wizard of Oz,” March 28-29.
APRIL: “Pippin,” April 1-12; A Capella Live!, April 2; Boston Pops on Tour, April 5; Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: An Evening with Pianist Joyce Yang, April 11; Air Play, April 14; and “Beautiful,” April 23-25.
MAY: Michael Feinstein, May 10.
More information about the 2019-20 and the performances can be found online at www.liedcenter.org/