Amazing Grace

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Date: Mar 23 - Mar 24
Venue: The Lied Center for Performing Arts
Location: 12th and R Streets
Ticket Price: $19, $29, $39, $49, $59 Regular, $9.50, $14.50, $19.50, $24.50, $29.50 UNL Student Only and Youth 18 & under
Time: 7:30pm Fri., 2pm Sat.
Phone: (402) 472-4747

A tale of romance, rebellion and redemption, the show follows one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change that gave birth to the abolitionist movement. John Newton, a willful and musically talented young Englishman, comes of age as Britain sits atop an international empire of slavery. He finds himself torn between following in the footsteps of his father—a slave trader—and embracing the more compassionate views of his childhood sweetheart. This story of redemption featuring “Amazing Grace, “the most celebrated hymn of all time, will inspire and uplift your spirit.