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The Lerner Theatre

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410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
(574) 293-4469

The Lerner Theatre, an Elkhart Landmark, is part of a revival, a new era for the arts, commerce, and life in the heart of our community. The Lerner is evidence of this rebirth with its timeless, never-lost quality of an old theatre reborn as a state of the art performance and event facility.

The Lerner Theatre

June, 2020

Lunchtime Live! Free Concert featuring Celia Weiss

Wednesday, June 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
Free

Celia Weiss is one of few musical artists who hold the enviable record of having served as a soloist on two different musical instruments. A pianist and organist well known to local audiences, the artist has appeared on numerous occasions with the Elkhart County Symphony Orchestra, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, the IUSB Philharmonic, the Manchester University Symphony Orchestra, and in recitals throughout the area. Mrs. Weiss is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music at IUSB for the Raclin School…

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Fairytale Fantasy – CANCELED

Saturday, June 13 @ 11:30 am
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$14.50

Due to the impact of COVID-19 and the need for social distancing, this event has been canceled. All ticket purchasers will be refunded. Please allow a minimum of 4-6 weeks for refunds to be processed. We apologize for the inconvenience, but this is the correct decision given the circumstances. If your tickets were purchased prior to January 1, 2020, the refund will be completed via check from The City of Elkhart. Please contact [email protected] if your mailing address has changed. IMPORTANT: For any…

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Sleeping Beauty and Repertoire – CANCELED

Sunday, June 14 @ 3:00 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$14.50 – $22.50

Due to the impact of COVID-19 and the need for social distancing, this event has been canceled. All ticket purchasers will be refunded. Please allow a minimum of 4-6 weeks for refunds to be processed. We apologize for the inconvenience, but this is the correct decision given the circumstances. If your tickets were purchased prior to January 1, 2020, the refund will be completed via check from The City of Elkhart. Please contact [email protected] if your mailing address has changed. IMPORTANT: For any…

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Elkhart Jazz Festival – CANCELED

Friday, June 19 - Sunday, June 21
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States

2020 Elkhart Jazz Festival: June 19-21 Canceled Due to COVID-19 pandemic and the government executive orders to limit groups and gatherings Yesterday, April 8th 2020 the Elkhart Jazz Festival announced that our plans to host the 33rd festival will not come as intended this June. Given the current orders from federal, state, and local levels we fully understand the seriousness of the situation and the committee did not enter this decision without very thoughtful review. Our planned announcement to go…

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July, 2020

Lunchtime Live! Free Concert featuring Anna Hagen

Wednesday, July 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
Free

Local harpist Anna Hagen joins us to present a tour of international harp tunes and American favorites. At age eight, Anna asked her parents if she could play harp. Now she plays professionally throughout the Michiana area for weddings, events, civic clubs, and orchestra. Hear her story and her CDs at annahagenharpist.com Presented by Friends of The Lerner and Centier Bank

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Mamma Mia!

Friday, July 10 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$12 – $21

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A…

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Moana Jr

Saturday, July 11 @ 3:00 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$12 – $21

This thrilling and heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about her heritage. Moana and the legendary demigod Maui embark on an epic journey of self-discovery and camaraderie as both learn to harness the power that lies within. With empowering messages of bravery and selflessness, Moana JR. is sure to bring out the hero within each of us.

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Mamma Mia!

Saturday, July 11 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$12 – $21

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A…

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Mamma Mia!

Sunday, July 12 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$12 – $21

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A…

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Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye and Aaron Tippin Roots & Boots Tour

Thursday, July 30 @ 8:00 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States

RESCHEDULED FROM THURSDAY, APRIL 16 Three of the voices that defined 90s country music - Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin, and Collin Raye - join forces in the Roots & Boots tour. Combined, the trio has amassed more than 40 Top 10 radio smash hits and sold more than 25 million albums. Don't miss these iconic country artists as they come together to swap stories and perform their classic songs all on one stage. Opening the show is Derek Jones. With…

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September, 2020

Late Night Live! Free Concert featuring Derek Jones

Wednesday, September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
Free

After completing his service to our country in the United States Navy from 1999-2003, Iraq war veteran and Hartford City, IN native Derek Jones picked up a guitar and never looked back. Since then he has been filling the bars and honky-tonks throughout the Midwest & Midsouth. With his distinctive signature-vocals and a music style that’s country-rock with an outlaw lifestyle, Derek Jones has captivated audiences nationwide while sharing the stage with artists such as Billy Ray Cyrus, Charlie Daniels,…

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Kimball Organ Series: Peter Pan

Thursday, September 10 @ 7:00 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$10

Peter Pan (Betty Bronson) enters the nursery of the Darling children and, with the help of fairy dust, leads them off to Never Never Land, where they meet the nefarious Captain Hook. Peter Pan is a lavish silent fantasy that captures the fairy tale magic of flying children, wicked pirates, and a wondrous storybook land where kids never grow up. Featuring organist Brett Valliant. Brett is an organist enjoying opportunities to play the music he loves on the instrument he…

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Kimball Organ Series 2020

Thursday, September 10 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$35

Featuring:Our Hospitality – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30Grandma’s Boy – 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 17Peter Pan – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18 Presented by Friends of The Lerner and sponsored by The Murphey Family and The Elkhart County Community Foundation

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Stunt Dog Experience

Saturday, September 19 @ 7:00 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$24.95 – $29.95

RESCHEDULED FROM SUNDAY, APRIL 26 This cast of performers and dogs will delight audiences of all ages, with high energy excitement from beginning to end. During the Stunt Dog Experience you will witness some of the most incredible stunts and behaviors ever performed by dogs. With amazing tricks, big air stunts, comedy antics, dancing dogs, and athletic feats, it is the most entertaining show of its kind! Featured on David Letterman, the Ellen Degeneres Show, Queen Latifah, the Tonight Show…

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Kansas

Saturday, September 26 @ 8:00 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$49

RESCHEDULED FROM FRIDAY, APRIL 24 With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America's iconic classic rock bands. This "garage band" from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don Kirshner, and have gone on to sell more than 30 million albums worldwide. Composing a catalogue that includes fifteen studio albums and five live albums, KANSAS has produced eight gold albums, three…

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October, 2020

Gordon Lightfoot

Friday, October 2 @ 8:00 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$39.95 – $79.95

RESCHEDULED FROM FRIDAY, MAY 15TH After more than 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it's safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with some very exclusive company atop the list of all-time greats. His song catalog is incredibly vast and includes such immortals as "Early Morning Rain," "If You Could Read My Mind," "Carefree Highway," "Sundown," "(That's What You Get) For Lovin Me," "The Wreck Of The…

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Little House on the Prairie

Friday, October 9 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$12 – $21

Through the magic of live theatre, the musical follows the Ingalls family's journey westward and settlement in De Smet, South Dakota where Ma and Pa Ingalls hoped to make a better life for their children. In story, song, and dance, we see the Ingalls suffering the hardships of winter blizzards and prairie res as well as rejoicing in the settlement of land. Most of all, the story follows Laura as she grows from a child who loved to run free…

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Little House on the Prairie

Saturday, October 10 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$12 – $21

Through the magic of live theatre, the musical follows the Ingalls family's journey westward and settlement in De Smet, South Dakota where Ma and Pa Ingalls hoped to make a better life for their children. In story, song, and dance, we see the Ingalls suffering the hardships of winter blizzards and prairie res as well as rejoicing in the settlement of land. Most of all, the story follows Laura as she grows from a child who loved to run free…

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Little House on the Prairie

Sunday, October 11 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$12 – $21

Through the magic of live theatre, the musical follows the Ingalls family's journey westward and settlement in De Smet, South Dakota where Ma and Pa Ingalls hoped to make a better life for their children. In story, song, and dance, we see the Ingalls suffering the hardships of winter blizzards and prairie res as well as rejoicing in the settlement of land. Most of all, the story follows Laura as she grows from a child who loved to run free…

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Kimball Organ Series: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Sunday, October 18 @ 3:00 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$10

Scientist Dr. Henry Jekyll (John Barrymore) is intelligent and diligent, but also uptight and extremely serious about his work. When his friend, Sir George Carew (Brandon Hurst), takes him to a show featuring the sensual Miss Gina (Nita Naldi), an aroused Jekyll sets out on a quest to separate man's saintly and sinful sides. His experiments succeed, and his evil alter ego, Mr. Hyde, is created. As the doctor uncontrollably alternates between Jekyll and Hyde, danger looms. Featuring organist Clark…

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Kimball Organ Series 2020

Sunday, October 18 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$35

Featuring:Our Hospitality – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30Grandma’s Boy – 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 17Peter Pan – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – 3:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18 Presented by Friends of The Lerner and sponsored by The Murphey Family and The Elkhart County Community Foundation

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November, 2020

Stars of the Sixties

Thursday, November 12 @ 7:30 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$39.50 – $74.50

Stars of the Sixties are coming to Elkhart for one night only! Jay & the Americans take the stage singing all their hits... “This Magic Moment”, “Cara Mia”, “Come a Little Bit Closer”, “Some Enchanted Evening”, “Walkin’ in the Rain”, “Only in America”, “She Cried”, “Let’s Lock the Door (And Throw Away the Key)” and more. With a staggering 18 charted hits and five Top 10 records, few bands ever reached the heights of Jay and the Americans. They’ll be joined by…

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December, 2020

Elf the Musical

Friday, December 11 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$12 – $21

A title known the world over, Elf The Musical is a must-produce holiday musical that can easily become an annual tradition for any theatre. Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Chad Beguelin (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway), with a book by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag…

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Elf the Musical

Saturday, December 12 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$12 – $21

A title known the world over, Elf The Musical is a must-produce holiday musical that can easily become an annual tradition for any theatre. Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Chad Beguelin (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway), with a book by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag…

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Elf the Musical

Saturday, December 12 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 7:30 pm

One event on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$12 – $21

A title known the world over, Elf The Musical is a must-produce holiday musical that can easily become an annual tradition for any theatre. Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Chad Beguelin (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway), with a book by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag…

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Elf the Musical

Sunday, December 13 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 3:00 pm

The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$12 – $21

A title known the world over, Elf The Musical is a must-produce holiday musical that can easily become an annual tradition for any theatre. Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf features songs by Tony Award nominees Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Chad Beguelin (Disney's Aladdin on Broadway), with a book by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag…

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January, 2021

The Price Is Right Live!

Saturday, January 30, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
The Lerner Theatre, 410 South Main Street
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
$45

RESCHEDULED FROM FRIDAY, AUGUST 26 The Price Is Right Live is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and "Come On Down" to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! Play classic games just like on television's longest running and most popular game show...from Plinko to Cliffhangers to The Big Wheel and even the fabulous Showcase. Playing to near sold-out audiences for more than 14 years, the…

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