Featured Event

Jay Pharoah

Catch star Jay Pharoah as he brings his stand up act to GW—best known for his roles on SNL, Comedy Central, Ride Along and many more!  Don’t miss the actor and comedian in this hilarious one-night only performance.  Purchase tickets online or at the Lisner box office.

 

Welcome to Lisner

Revered as a National & DC Historical Landmark, Lisner Auditorium opened its doors for public performances in the fall of 1946. As an anchor for arts and culture at The George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium hosts world class events and activities and brings well over 100,000 visitors a year to the Foggy Bottom campus.

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Upcoming Events

Funk Academy

Funk Academy

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 7:00pm

Funk Academy brings together hip hop talent from across the east coast to celebrate a common passion for the performing arts. The evening will be filled with a wide variety of talent including dance crews, spoken word artists, singers and MORE! Come join us for one of the best nights in hip hop in the DMV area.

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Jay Pharoah

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 6:30pm

Catch star Jay Pharoah as he brings his stand up act to GW—best known for his roles on SNL, Comedy Central, Ride Along and many more!  Don’t miss the actor and comedian in this hilarious one-night only performance. 

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Soul of Tango

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 8:00pm

The fiery romance and intense intimacy of Artentine tango. The DC Tango Festival presents the Pan American Symphony's Soul of Tango with a full orchestra. 30 performers on stage, and international cast of dancers and musicians. A show not to be missed!

Aref

Aref Live In Concert

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 7:30pm

Aref is an Iranian pop music artist known as "the Sultan of Hearts" and "the Legend of Pop." He introduced a new wave of romantic styles to the large spectrum of romantic Persian music.

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An Evening with Richard Dawkins

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

Richard Dawkins, world renown evolutionary biologist, and bestselling author, will be in conversation to discuss science, secularism and current events followed by a Q&A and signing.

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