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

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Law Jam

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 7:30pm

The Law Revue, GW Law School's student produced musical comedy show, brings all the joys and pains of law school to the Lisner stage.

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2017 Liberian Entertainment Awards

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 8:00pm

Celebrating Excellence in Music, Movies, Fashion, & Services. #ForLiberia #LEA2017 #TheLEAExperience

Brett Young

Lisner & WMZQ Present Brett Young

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 6:30pm

SoCal native Brett Young brings the heat with impassioned lyrics, gritty vocals and a Nashville polish to his soulful style of modern country music.

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Nufonia Must Fall

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 8:00pm

 

A tender love story between a robot and a human comes magically to life through the imagination of scratch DJ/music producer Kid Koala. Mixing live puppet theater, video, string quartet, electric ukulele, turntables, percussion, and sound effects, Koala has adapted his own, beloved graphic novel for a multi-sensory experience. Directed by Oscar Nominated K.K. Barrett this live adaptation unfolds via real-time video capture of more than a dozen miniature stages and a cast of puppets.

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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. 

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