Lesher Center for the Arts

1601 Civic Dr
Walnut Creek CA  94596

Phone: (925) 295-1400

Lesher Center for the Arts

The Lesher Center for the Arts, located in Walnut Creek, California, is the premier destination for an exceptional arts and entertainment experience. First opened in October 1990, the Center now presents more than 900 productions and events each year. More than 350,000 patrons walk through the Center's front doors each year. The Center is owned and operated by the City of Walnut Creek.

The heart of the East Bay for artistic excellence.

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Founded: 1991
Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Government Organization, Performance Venue, Theatre




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Past Events

DLUX Puppets' Peter Pan

DLUX Puppets' Peter Pan
02:00 pm - 02/02/2019

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by DLUX Puppets January 24 - February 2, 2019 "The classic story of Peter Pan told in a new two act play, using innovative theatrical technology, digitally...

DLUX Puppets' Peter Pan

DLUX Puppets' Peter Pan
09:30 am - 01/29/2019

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by DLUX Puppets January 24 - February 2, 2019 "The classic story of Peter Pan told in a new two act play, using innovative theatrical technology, digitally...

DLUX Puppets' Peter Pan

DLUX Puppets' Peter Pan
02:00 pm - 01/27/2019

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by DLUX Puppets January 24 - February 2, 2019 "The classic story of Peter Pan told in a new two act play, using innovative theatrical technology, digitally...

DLUX Puppets' Peter Pan

DLUX Puppets' Peter Pan
09:30 am - 01/24/2019

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by DLUX Puppets January 24 - February 2, 2019 "The classic story of Peter Pan told in a new two act play, using innovative theatrical technology, digitally...

Sarah McKenzie World Premiere Concert

Sarah McKenzie World Premiere Concert
08:00 pm - 09/14/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Diablo Regional Arts Association September 14, 2018 Melbourne, Australia-born and Paris-based vocalist/pianist Sarah McKenzie returns to California...

Music Repertoire's 20th Anniversary Gala Concert

Music Repertoire's 20th Anniversary Gala Concert
05:00 pm - 08/26/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Music Repertoire featuring Youth Performers August 26, 2018 Join Music Repertoire as they celebrate 20 years of music with current and alumni students. Running...

Gerald Clayton Quintet with Ambrose Akinmusire & Dayna Stephens

Gerald Clayton Quintet with Ambrose Akinmusire & Dayna Stephens
08:00 pm - 08/25/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Diablo Regional Arts Association August 25, 2018 Four-time GRAMMY Award-nominated pianist/composer Gerald Clayton develops musical narratives with...

Gerald Clayton Quintet with Ambrose Akinmusire & Dayna Stephens

Gerald Clayton Quintet with Ambrose Akinmusire & Dayna Stephens
05:00 pm - 08/25/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Diablo Regional Arts Association August 25, 2018 Four-time GRAMMY Award-nominated pianist/composer Gerald Clayton develops musical narratives with...

Eliane Elias

Eliane Elias
08:00 pm - 08/18/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Diablo Regional Arts Association August 18, 2018 GRAMMY-winning pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias is known for her distinctive and immediately...

Eliane Elias

Eliane Elias
05:00 pm - 08/18/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Diablo Regional Arts Association August 18, 2018 GRAMMY-winning pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias is known for her distinctive and immediately...

Marcus Roberts' The Modern Jazz Generation

Marcus Roberts' The Modern Jazz Generation
08:00 pm - 08/11/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Diablo Regional Arts Association August 11, 2018 Pianist/composer Marcus Roberts has been hailed “the genius of the modern piano.” In 2014, the...

Marcus Roberts' The Modern Jazz Generation

Marcus Roberts' The Modern Jazz Generation
05:00 pm - 08/11/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Diablo Regional Arts Association August 11, 2018 Pianist/composer Marcus Roberts has been hailed “the genius of the modern piano.” In 2014, the...

Bria Skonberg with Wycliffe Gordon

Bria Skonberg with Wycliffe Gordon
08:00 pm - 07/28/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Diablo Regional Arts Association July 28, 2018 Hailed by The Wall Street Journal as one of the “most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation,”...

Bria Skonberg with Wycliffe Gordon

Bria Skonberg with Wycliffe Gordon
05:00 pm - 07/28/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Diablo Regional Arts Association July 28, 2018 Hailed by The Wall Street Journal as one of the “most versatile and imposing musicians of her generation,”...

Summer "Pops" Concert 2018

Summer "Pops" Concert 2018
07:30 pm - 07/24/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Walnut Creek Concert Band Music Direction & Conducted by Harvey Benstein July 24, 2018 From light classics, marches, patriotic music and show tunes,...

Spontaneous Shakespeare!

Spontaneous Shakespeare!
03:15 pm - 07/15/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Synergy Theater July 12 - 15, 2018 Spontaneous Shakespeare, Thou wilt not believe it's improvised! Running Time: approx. 2 hours 15 minutes, with...

Spontaneous Shakespeare!

Spontaneous Shakespeare!
08:15 pm - 07/14/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Synergy Theater July 12 - 15, 2018 Spontaneous Shakespeare, Thou wilt not believe it's improvised! Running Time: approx. 2 hours 15 minutes, with...

An Evening of Magic with Nick Fedoroff

An Evening of Magic with Nick Fedoroff
07:30 pm - 07/14/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by The Magician Is In July 14, 2018 From coast to coast...from country to country... Nick Fedoroff offers a little bit of mentalism and an unending supply...

Spontaneous Shakespeare!

Spontaneous Shakespeare!
08:15 pm - 07/13/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Synergy Theater July 12 - 15, 2018 Spontaneous Shakespeare, Thou wilt not believe it's improvised! Running Time: approx. 2 hours 15 minutes, with...

Spontaneous Shakespeare!

Spontaneous Shakespeare!
08:15 pm - 07/12/2018

At Lesher Center for the Arts

Presented by Synergy Theater July 12 - 15, 2018 Spontaneous Shakespeare, Thou wilt not believe it's improvised! Running Time: approx. 2 hours 15 minutes, with...

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