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 hip hop sensation and Virginia’s own D.R.A.M. serves up his funky, feel-good party jams, including his mega hits “Broccoli,” “Cha Cha,” “Cute,” and more. Purchase tickets online or at the Lisner box office.

Upcoming Events

Kal Penn at White House

Kal Penn

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

Kal Penn is the keynote speaker for South Asian Heritage Celebration (SAHC) month, hosted by the SAHC Committee and the GW Multicultural Student Services Center.

Tango Lovers photo with five dance pairs

Tango Lovers Musical Show Of The Year

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 8:00pm

With the energy and dynamism of 20 artists on stage, TANGO LOVERS arrives to Washington DC directly from Argentina and Uruguay to transport the audience from the Golden Years of Tango to our contemporary days showing the vortex and rhythm of big cities. 

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 - 8:00pm

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.

Bhangra Blowout logo

Bhangra Blowout 24

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 7:00pm

Bhangra Blowout is a national intercollegiate dance competition that showcases traditional bhangra dance originating in Punjab. Bhangra Blowout is in its 24th year and features eight teams competing to be the collegiate champions.

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