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

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BYT Presents: BuzzFeed Unsolved @ Death Becomes Us, A True Crime Festival

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 3:30pm

BYT Presents BuzzFeed Unsolved at Death Becomes Us - A True Crime Festival. Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej bring their wonderful and quirky, "Mulder & Scully for the internet age," chemistry to DC for the first time this fall. Join us in November as conspiracy theory enthusiast Ryan dives into the mysteries clouding some of the most notorious unsolved crimes, working to convince his ever-skeptical friend Shane that sometimes the evidence isn’t as it seems. Audience Q&A to follow. Https://www.truecrimedc.com.

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BYT Presents: Wine & Crime @ Death Becomes Us, A True Crime Festival

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 6:15pm

BYT presents Wine & Crime at Death Becomes Us - A True Crime Festival. Wine & Crime is a new true crime / comedy podcast. Join three childhood friends as they chug wine, chat true crime, and unleash their worst Minnesota accents! www.truecrimedc.com.

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BYT Presents: How Did This Get Made? @ Death Becomes Us, A True Crime Festival (Sold Out)

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:00pm

BYT Presents a special true crime movie edition of How Did This Get Made? at Death Becomes Us - A True Crime Festival. Paul Scheer (The League & Veep), Jason Mantzoukas (The League & The House) and June Diane Raphael (Grace & Frankie, New Girl) are experts in the best of the worst of cinema. On each episode of their Award Winning podcast, HOW DID THIS GET MADE? they gather with their funniest friends and subject themselves to a cinematic nightmare and report back to you with the results. www.truecrimedc.com

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BYT Presents: Mindhunter: John Douglas @ Death Becomes Us, A True Crime Festival

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 12:45pm

As an innovator at the FBI in the late 1970s, John Douglas developed new investigative techniques for hunting serial killers, sex offenders and other violent offenders. Advancing the use of the procedure known as criminal profiling, Douglas became widely recognized as its top authority. While leading the FBI’s Investigate Support Unit, Douglas used profiling in numerous prominent cases. His book Mindhunter was made into a Netflix series. www.truecrimedc.com.

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BYT Presents: Criminal @ Death Becomes Us, A True Crime Festival

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 3:30pm

BYT Presents Criminal at Death Becomes Us - A True Crime Festival. Criminal is an award-winning podcast about crime. Stories of people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. Host Phoebe Judge presents brand new stories, told live on stage, and scored and mixed live by co-creator Lauren Spohrer. Each story is accompanied by visuals—photographs of forensic evidence, historical court documents, and original animations by Julienne Alexander. www.truecrimedc.com.

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