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Theatrix presents the New Artists Festival April 9-12.

27 Mar 2015    

Theatrix presents New Artists Festival 2015

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, a student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will finish its 2014-2015 season with a New Artists Festival, a performing arts showcase involving students from theatre, music, dance, visual art, and architecture. Performances are April 9, 10, and 11 at 7:30 p.m. and April 12 at 2 p.m. in the Lab Theatre, third floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R Streets. Tickets are a flat rate of $6.

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Nebraska Masquers presents "Matters of the Heart:  A Musical Theatre Cabaret" on April 2 and 4.

26 Mar 2015    

Nebraska Masquers to produce 'Matters of the Heart: A Musical Theatre Cabaret' to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Lincoln, Neb.--Nebraska Masquers, the Recognized Student Organization for theatre and film at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is proud to announce its spring charity production of Matters of the Heart: A Musical Theatre Cabaret, directed by Emma Gruhl and Bryan Howard. With two performances the first week of April, in addition to a silent auction and raffle to take place at the event, all proceeds will go to benefit BroadwayCares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Clockwise from upper left: Susan Puelz, Barbara Zach, Lucy Buntain Comine and Nancy Marcy.

25 Mar 2015    

Hixson-Lied College announces alumni award winners

Lincoln, Neb.--The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts will honor alumni, faculty, staff and student achievement at its annual Honors Day Dinner on Saturday, April 25. The dinner is by invitation only.

The awards to be presented include:

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John Waters

24 Mar 2015    

Tickets available now for John Waters live at the Rococo

Lincoln, Neb.--The Ross Media Arts Center and The Friends of The Ross present John Waters’ one man show “This Filthy World” live at the Rococo Theatre (140 North 13th St. in Lincoln) on Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m.  The Ross is presenting a retrospective of 10 films directed by John Waters beginning on Friday, April 15.  More information can be found at www.theross.org.
 

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The Nebraska Young Artist Awards are April 8.

19 Mar 2015    

Nebraska Young Artist Award winners announced

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts has announced the winners of the 18th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards.

      The Nebraska Young Artist Awards annually recognize 11th grade students from Nebraska who are gifted and talented in the areas of visual art, dance, music, theatre, and film and new media. These students exemplify the pinnacles of creativity in one of the fine and performing arts.

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Bryan Howard

13 Mar 2015    

Carson School's Howard is national finalist for Kennedy Center's national theatre festival

Lincoln, Neb.--Bryan Howard, a senior English, Theatre Arts and Human Behavior (Interdisciplinary Studies) major in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film from Howell, New Jersey, has been selected as one of four national fellows in dramaturgy at the National Festival of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

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Emma Fisher (Gladys), Jorden Charley-Whatley (Henry), EmmaJane Gruhl (Mrs. Antrobus), Kayla Klammer (Sabina) and Luke C. Glassman (Mr. Antrobus) in the UNL University Theatre production of "The Skin of Our Teeth." Photo by Doug Smith

05 Mar 2015    

University Theatre presents Thornton Wilder's 'The Skin of Our Teeth'

Lincoln, Neb.--University Theatre, the academic year production program in the Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, opens it spring season with the Thornton Wilder classic, "The Skin of Our Teeth." Performances are in the Howell Theatre, first floor of the Temple Building, 12th & R, March 5, 6, 7 and 11, 12, 13, 14 at 7:30 p.m. and March 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available from the Lied Center Ticket Office, 301 N. 12th, Monday through Friday 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. or at (402) 472-4747 and one hour prior to curtain in the Temple Lobby.

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Ten Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film students and alumni will have work screened at the Omaha Film Festival in March.

05 Mar 2015    

Carson School has multiple entries in Omaha Film Festival

Lincoln, Neb.--Brent Scott Maze, a junior film and new media major from Falls City, Nebraska, has two films, “Ambulance” and “Infinite” selected to screen at the Omaha Film Festival in March.

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John Waters

05 Mar 2015    

The Friends of the Ross present John Waters live at the Rococo Theatre on April 23

Lincoln, Neb.--The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center and The Friends of The Ross present John Waters’ one man show, “This Filthy World,” live at the Rococo Theatre on Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m.

The Rococo Theatre is located at 140 N 13th St. in Lincoln.

John Waters’ one-man show is a “vaudeville” act that celebrates the film career and obsessional tastes of the man William Burroughs once called “The Pope of Trash.”  

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The set for "Sex with Strangers" at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C., designed by J.D. Madsen

01 Mar 2015    

Madsen nominated for Helen Hayes Award for set design

Lincoln, Neb.--Assistant Professor of Theatre J.D. Madsen has received a nomination for Outstanding Set Design for the play “Sex With Strangers” at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C., in the Helen Hayes Awards.

He is one of five designers up for the award in the Hayes Production category, which recognizes productions in the fully professional theatre companies. The awards will be announced on April 6.

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