Brecht and Weill turned to John Gay's 18th-century 'The Beggar's Opera' to fashion this savage, biting commentary on bourgeois capitalism and modern morality. Set in Victorian London, the bitter tale is told of the predatory outlaw known as Mack the Knife.
Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts provides an experience that is truly like no other! Between our professional touring series and our academic season there is something for everyone. The touring series presents legendary recording artists like Tony Bennett and Johnny Mathis, comedians like Martin Short and Jay Leno, and Broadway tours that have included CATS, Movin’ Out, and 42nd Street. The academic season presents events produced by Lindenwood’s own Theatre, Dance, Music, Fashion Design, and Studio Art programs.
In addition to exceptional arts and entertainment, an evening out at Lindenwood’s breathtaking J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts includes outstanding views in the incomparable Lindenwood Theater or Emerson Black Box Theater, adjacent and lighted parking just moments after exiting I-70, optional valet parking, and service from a staff committed to exceeding your expectations. To make your experience even better, we also offer the convenience of purchasing tickets in person at the Scheidegger Center Box Office or anytime, online at the Box Office.
On behalf of the School of Arts, Media, and Communications and the entire Lindenwood community, thank you for your support. We look forward to welcoming you!
Join us for any, or all, of these recitals that celebrate the hard work and dedication of our students and faculty. Offerings range from instrumental to vocal performance, promising there will be something for everyone. Follow the link and scroll all the way down the page for complete details!
Our Dance Concert series concludes with an entertaining arrangement of pieces that highlight the talent and artistry of our Lindenwood dance community. The Spring Dance Concert will feature several senior thesis projects, along with new choreographic works from faculty, guest artists, and the Lindenwood University Dance Ensemble.
All Spring Chamber Series events will be presented in the Emerson Black Box Theater, and are free non-ticketed events, with the exception of the Voices Only performances.
Join us in the Boyle Family Gallery, April 12-22, to celebrate the work of our B.F.A Fashion Design students. Click "Learn More" for complete details!
Experience the art and intricacy of fashion in a New York-style runway show. The show features designs by select upper level students showcasing a variety of landmark fashions ranging from ready-to-wear to avant-garde. The collections of these aspiring designers hit the runway blending complexity and innovations. This is a night you don’t want to miss.
Join us on May 8 for the H.F. Langenberg Memorial Speaker Series featuring special guests Dr. Robert H. Frank and Dr. Charles Murray. The evening event will feature both guests, two people who have written extensively on the subject of the American Dream, and will discuss “Culture and Opportunity in America.”
Join us on May 19, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. as we celebrate over 60 years of incredible music by Frankie Avalon. One of America’s most popular entertainers, Frankie Avalon went from 50’s teen idol to a national and international star. In addition to his popularity as a top recording artist, Frankie became a motion picture star, appearing in over 30 movies.
We are excited to welcome the Glenn Miller Orchestra back to the Lindenwood Theater in May 2018. The 18-member ensemble continues to play many of the original Miller arrangements both from the civilian band and the AAFB libraries. Additionally, it also plays some more modern selections arranged and performed in the Miller style and sound. Make sure to get tickets early, because just as it was in Glenn’s day, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is still the most sought after big band in the world.
Blithe Spirit is a comic play by Noël Coward. The play concerns the socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance, hoping to gather material for his next book. The scheme backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his annoying and temperamental first wife, Elvira, after the séance. Elvira makes continual attempts to disrupt Charles's marriage to his second wife, Ruth, who cannot see or hear the ghost.