Lied ticket sales strong; season packages assure best selection

A Lied Center sellout crowd.
A Lied Center sellout crowd.

The Lied Center for Performing Arts season tickets sales for the 2012-13 Season are already resulting in near sell-outs for several of this season's most popular events. Patrons waiting for the mid-August opportunity to buy single tickets to performances including Frankie Valli, Mannheim Steamroller, Who's Live Anyway and the political season spoof Capitol Steps may have limited or no available seating.

The best way to get tickets to these performances today is to create a custom season ticket package by selecting any four separate performances. Season ticket holders qualify for early seat selection before single tickets go on sale, and up to a 20 percent discount on ticket prices. The Lied Center ticket exchange policy makes it easy to exchange tickets for a different event if conflicts arise with performances purchased in advance. In addition, season ticket holders are not charged the regular exchange fee for this service.

Creating a custom order gives patrons the opportunity to mix the Broadway-style Elvis Lives and Chicago with internationally renowned artistic groups such as the Joffrey Ballet. Or build a favorite genre package with fresh musical groups like Gaelic Storm, Terrence Simien and the Zydeco Experience and the Celtic ensemble Danu.

The season includes 52 performances of 36 shows from a wide range of categories including Broadway, popular music, comedy, dance, classical music, world and jazz, family offerings and theater. More than half of the 36 scheduled shows make their Lied Center debut this season.

Season brochures and order forms are available now at or by visiting the Lied Center Ticket Office, 301 N. 12th St. A season ticket consists of a ticket purchase of four or more events. The Lied also offers a payroll deduction option for UNL employees. This service is free of charge.

For more information, call the Lied Center Ticket Office at 402-472-4747 or 800-432-3231 or visit the website.

- Maureen Ose, Lied Center

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