Lied Center of Kansas

Ticket Office: 785-864-2787
Weekdays, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

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FAQ

Ticket Information
Location/Parking/Arrival
Accessibility
Lied Center Financial


Ticket Information

Does the Lied Center offer ticket discounts?

Most performances do have ticket discounts. All special pricing is taken off a full-priced adult ticket. Special ticket price offers cannot be combined. See discounts

My plans changed. What do I do with my tickets?

  • Ticket exchanges are usually available with at least two weeks’ notice prior to the performance. Policies vary and fees may apply. Friends of the Lied have special exchange privileges.
  • Donate your tickets to the Lied Center for a tax deduction, available until performance time.
  • There are no refunds, except in the case of a canceled performance.


Location/Parking/Arrival

Where’s the Ticket Office?

Inside the main lobby to the right of the main doors.

What should I know about parking?

Parking at the Lied Center is free on weekdays after 4 p.m. and all day on Saturday and Sunday. Reserved parking is available to Friends of the Lied at the Benefactor level and above.

When should I arrive?

Performances begin promptly at advertised time. Please allow ample time for parking and event traffic. Ushers will seat latecomers at an appropriate time to minimize disturbance and/or meet specific artist requests.


Accessibility

Does the Lied Center have accessible seating and services?

The Lied Center has accessible seating on all levels. Please contact the Ticket Office for assistance in finding the best location to meet your needs.

Assisted-listening devices, large-print and Braille programs, as well as audio-description and sign-interpretation services are available. More information about accessibility


Lied Center Financial

Doesn’t the Lied Center get enough income from ticket sales?

Ticket sales provide less than 40% of the funding needed to bring world-class artists to Lawrence. Our Friends of the Lied and grants from arts organizations and foundations help cover our costs and help ticket prices remain low.

Since the Lied Center is part of the University, don’t you have a lot of state funds allocated to your department?

As with all of the state agencies and university departments, those funds are shrinking each year and state funds have always been a small percentage of the Lied Center’s annual budget. That’s why ticket sales and contributions are so important, along with the income we get from renting the building to outside groups.

How much does it cost to bring in a performance?

The performing fees we pay are confidential and are always stipulated as confidential in the contracts we sign with the managers of performing artists and groups.

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Lied Center of Kansas

1600 Stewart Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045

Ticket Office
785-864-2787
Weekdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Performance Day:
Lied Center Performances: We are open two hours before these Lied Center performances.

All Other Performances: We are open one hour before all other performances.

Administrative Office
785-864-3469
Email: lied@ku.edu
Hours: Weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.