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

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, and cellist Danielle Akta.

Ani Choying

Ani Choying Live In Concert

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 7:00pm

Internationally acclaimed for her simply stunning interpretations of Buddhist mantras and songs, Ani Choying returns to Lisner this summer!

Youssou N'Dour

Youssou N'Dour

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 8:00pm

Youssou N'Dour from Senegal is one of the major stars of African pop. He and his band are internationally known for their thoughtful lyrics and joyous performances.

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