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Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts provides an experience that is truly unique. 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!

David Clark's Songs in the Attic (Oct. 26)

David Clark's Songs in the Attic (Oct. 26)

David Clark’s Songs in The Attic is a musical tribute to the legendary Billy Joel, conceived and presented with a tremendous amount of detail and affection for the material by Long Island veteran singer/piano player David Clark. Re-live your favorite Billy Joel moments with us as his music comes to life onstage live at Lindenwood!

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Silent Sky (Nov. 6-8)

Silent Sky (Nov. 6-8)

When Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned astronomer who calculates projects in “girl hours” and has no time for the women’s probing theories. As Henrietta, in her free time, attempts to measure the light and distance of stars, she must also take measure of her life on Earth, trying to balance her dedication to science with family obligations and the possibility of love.

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Fall Dance Concert 2019 (Nov. 7-9)

Fall Dance Concert 2019 (Nov. 7-9)

Don’t miss the first dance concert of the season when the Lindenwood University Dance Program presents its annual fall production in the main stage Lindenwood Theater. In the tradition of seasons past, the fall concert will feature new works by faculty, selected students, and guest artists.

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Lindenwood Music Fall Concert Series (Nov. 12 & 14)

Lindenwood Music Fall Concert Series (Nov. 12 & 14)

These performances will feature the Lindenwood University Music Program's Band, Orchestra, and Choirs. The performance on November 12 will celebrate the brave members of our armed forces, through music chosen to represent the concepts of war and peace from different eras and nations. The concert on November 14 will feature the newly formed Community Chorus, which welcomes members of the community to join Lindenwood students in song. In addition, Concert Choir and Voices Only will provide a variety of music that will be sure to entertain and provoke thought.

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St. Louis Collegiate Collaborative Choir Concert (Nov. 16)

St. Louis Collegiate Collaborative Choir Concert (Nov. 16)

Join us as Lindenwood University's Music Program presents the St. Louis Collegiate Collaborative Choir Concert, November 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM.

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Student Directed One Acts & Cabaret Performances (Nov. 21-23)

Student Directed One Acts & Cabaret Performances (Nov. 21-23)

Join the School of Arts, Media, and Communications’ Theatre Program for an exciting evening of one-act performances. These events are immersive, as they are set in the intimate Emerson Black Box Theater.

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Lindenwood Music Chamber Concert Series (Nov. 24 & 25)

Lindenwood Music Chamber Concert Series (Nov. 24 & 25)

Lindenwood's Music program will present the Percussion Ensemble on November 24 and the Woodwind and String Ensembles on November 25. These ensembles typically perform compositions from the canon of traditional western music. Additionally, 20th and 21st century chamber music, along with original arrangements of contemporary music, are explored.

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The Merry Wives of Windsor (Dec. 5-7)

The Merry Wives of Windsor (Dec. 5-7)

This comedy featuring Sir John Falstaff was first published in 1602, though it is believed to have been written sometime before 1597. Sir John Falstaff, staying in Windsor and down on his luck, decides to restore his fortunes by seducing the wives of two wealthy citizens. He sends Mistress Page and Mistress Ford identical love letters, but they discover his double dealing and set about turning the tables.

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Lindenwood Music Jazz and Contemporary Concert Series (Dec. 12)

Lindenwood Music Jazz and Contemporary Concert Series (Dec. 12)

On December 7, Lindenwood's Music Program will present the Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Endeavor. The Jazz Orchestra is committed to performing literature that includes the jazz masters like Duke Ellington and Count Basie. The Guitar Ensemble produces a unique texture using multiple guitars and performs arrangements of the classical, jazz, pop, funk, and rock genres. Endeavor, the experimental and progressive improvisation ensemble, features original compositions and includes students and faculty performers.

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Saint Louis Ballet (Dec. 15)

Saint Louis Ballet (Dec. 15)

Join us as The Saint Louis Ballet presents the second act of The Nutcracker and other engaging pieces from its world- renowned repertoire. The Saint Louis Ballet is the region’s only professional ballet company. The company’s repertoire includes full-length ballets such as The Sleeping Beauty, Don Quixote, and Swan Lake, as well as contemporary works from renowned choreographers George Balanchine, Twyla Tharp, and Amy Seiwert.

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Martina McBride: The Joy of Christmas 2019 (Dec. 21)

Martina McBride: The Joy of Christmas 2019 (Dec. 21)

Martina McBride is a multiple Grammy® nominated country icon whose incomparable vocals have kept her at the top of the charts, garnering six No. 1 hits and twenty top-10 singles. Selling more than 18 million albums to date, McBride has earned 14 Gold, 9 Platinum, 3 Double Platinum, and 2 Triple Platinum certifications. McBride has been honored with more than 15 major music awards, including four wins from the Country Music Association and three Academy of Country Music Awards for Female Vocalist of the Year. Join us as we celebrate the sounds of the season with Martina McBride, live at Lindenwood!

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Finding Neverland (Jan. 25)

Finding Neverland (Jan. 25)

The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart." Originally directed by visionary Tony®-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically acclaimed Academy Award®-winning film, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers.

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The Isley Brothers (Feb. 15)

The Isley Brothers (Feb. 15)

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we are proud to present The Isley Brothers. The future Rock and Roll Hall of Famers (1992) began singing together as youngsters in 1950, and have been rockin' ever since! Catch all their hits, including "Shout" and "Its Your Thing" live at Lindenwood on February 15, 2020!

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Winter Dance Concert 2020 (Feb. 27-29)

Winter Dance Concert 2020 (Feb. 27-29)

Within the unique and intimate environment of a black box theater, student and faculty choreographers present innovative and unique works developed and adapted all from the mind of the individual artist. Join us for an intimate evening of dance that encourages our students to create, evolve, and to take risks. Audiences surround the action with no seat more than 25 feet from the performance space.

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The Celtic Tenors (Mar. 14)

The Celtic Tenors (Mar. 14)

Just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day, Lindenwood is thrilled to present The Celtic Tenors, an Irish tenor group with a truly global audience! The Celtic Tenors will give you a night to remember, whether playing a neighborhood cathedral or major concert halls in international cities like New York, Amsterdam, or Shanghai. Audiences are guaranteed a professional, sparkling and most of all, good humored performance. They genuinely love what they do and you’ll see that shine through in each rendition of beautiful Celtic songs, exhilarating classics, a cappella selections, and popular contemporary songs.

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Spring Dance Concert 2020 (Apr. 16-18)

Spring Dance Concert 2020 (Apr. 16-18)

The 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.

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The Pianist of Willesden Lane (Apr. 24)

The Pianist of Willesden Lane (Apr. 24)

Set in Vienna in 1938 and in London during the Blitz, The Pianist of Willesden Lane tells the true and inspirational story of Lisa Jura, a young Jewish pianist who is dreaming about her concert debut at Vienna’s storied Musikverein concert hall. But with the issuing of new ordinances under the Nazi regime, everything for Lisa changes, except for her love of music and the pursuit of her dream.

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Terry Fator (May 2)

Terry Fator (May 2)

It’s a long journey from the small town of Corsicana, Texas, to the Las Vegas stage – with a lot of detours on the way to becoming a superstar – but with the combination of his one in a million talent and the help of the millions of fans who chose him as the winner of America’s Got Talent, Terry Fator made it to the top. During the 10 years he has been the headliner at the Mirage Hotel, Terry has won the coveted awards of Las Vegas’ Best show, Best Impressionist, Best All-Around Performer, Best Family Show, and Best Overall Show.

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