Johnny Carson School’s Theatrix To Continue Season With Lion In The Streets

Johnny Carson School’s Theatrix To Continue Season With Lion In The Streets

26 Nov 2013    

'Lion in the Streets' starts Dec. 5 at 7:30 pm
'Lion in the Streets' starts Dec. 5 at 7:30 pm

The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s student run theatre company, Theatrix will open its second production in its 2013 – 2014 season Thursday, December 5th at 7:30pm.  Performances of Lion In The Streets, written by Judith Thompson, run December 5th – 7th at 7:30pm, and December 8th at 2:00pm. The production, directed by Senior Performance and Directing/Theatre Management student, Maggie Austin, will be held in the Lab Theatre, third floor, Temple Building, 12th and R Streets.

 Individual tickets are $6, and may be purchased on unltheatretickets.universitytickets.com. Only a select number of tickets will be available at the door, so advanced ticket purchasing is encouraged. All tickets are general admission. If you have any questions about ticket sales, please email Theatrix’s Managing Director, Savannah Kurtz, at managingdirector.theatrix@gmail.com.

 Lion In The Streets grapples with issues of class and racial strife, sexual discrimination, molestation, and murder. Through a series of vignettes, told through the eyes of a girl named Isobel, the play explores the burden of memory and the power of forgiveness.

 Cast members are Lynn Twarowsk (BA, Theatre Performance), Ryan Rabstejnek (BA, Theatre Performance), David Michael Fox (BA, Theatre Performance), Luke Glassman (BA, Theatre Performance), Clare Carl (BA, Theatre Performance, Directing/Management), Mercades Price (BA, Theatre Performance), and Brenna Hill (BA, Theatre Performance)

Designers for No Exit are Sarah Resch (Lighting, BFA Design/Technical Production), George White (Sound), Clay Van Winkle (Scenic, MFA Stage Design), Joshua Rajaee (Props, MFA Stage Design), Taylar Morrissey (Cotsumes, BFA, Film and New Media), Kayla Klammer (Choreographer, BA Theatre Performance, Dance). The production is stage managed by Henry O’Neal (BA, Theatre Directing and Management).

Theatrix is sponsored by the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film.

The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film is in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

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