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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Featured Event

Rising star Brett Young brings the heat with impassioned lyrics, gritty vocals and a Nashville polish to his soulful style of modern country music. He'll perform his hits “Sleep Without You” and “In Case You Didn’t Know” off his debut full-length LP Brett Young. Tickets go onsale at 12pm Tues., Feb 14.

Upcoming Events

Rhythmaya Poster with Dancers

Rhythmerica - Dance Unifies

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 2:00pm

Rhythmaya Dance is an Indian Dance Academy which specializes in Bollywood, Kathak and Hip Hop styles. The Annual Showcase will feature over 200 students and troupe members in colorful costumes and props as they dance the day away to some upbeat music.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 9:00pm

Put on your dancing shoes and travel back in time to the era of neon, teased hair, and shoulder pads as The American Pops interpret the popular music of the 1980's.

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TEDxFoggyBottom 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00am

TEDxFoggyBottom is an annual conference that brings together brilliant innovators and unconventional change-makers. This year's event will be a full-day experience featuring live presenters, and interactive exhibits centered around the 2017 theme: In Metamorphosis, discussing the current changes in our world and the implications these changes have for our society.

Opera Lafayette

Les Indes Galantes – Part IV

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 7:30pm

Set in North America, this multinational love story finds Damon, a Frenchman, Don Alvar, a Spaniard, and Adario, an American Indian, vying for the hand of Zima, daughter of a chief.

Vladimir Spivakov and Hibla Gerzmava

Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 7:30pm

Moscow Virtuosi and conductor Vladimir Spivakov are joined by brilliant soprano and Metropolitan Opera star, Ms. Hibla Gerzmava.

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