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Thomas Boyle, Spenser Stokes and Brenna Hill perform all 37 of Shakespeare's play in 37 minutes.

22 Feb 2015    

Theatrix presents 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)'

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, a student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will continue its 2014-2015 season with the play The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. Brittanie Witter, an undergraduate Theatre Directing and Management major, will direct. Performances are February 26, 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and March 1 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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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

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

13 Feb 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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Tory Lenosky

06 Feb 2015    

Carson School alum returns for film screening

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Johnny Carson School of Theatre & Film and the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center welcome UNL Carson School alumnus Tory Lenosky, producer of LOITERING WITH INTENT, for a post-screening Q & A on Wednesday, Feb. 11. The screening begins at 7:10 P.M. at The Ross, 13th & R Streets. Admission is $9.75 adults, $7.75military and senior citizens, $6.75 members and students with a valid UNL ID are free. For more information: http://theross.org.
 

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Bryan Howard

30 Jan 2015    

Carson School's Howard wins 1st Place in KCACTF Regional Student Dramaturgy Competition

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, won first place in the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas/Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (LMDA/KCACTF) Student Dramaturgy competition at the Region V festival in Minnesota in January.

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An opening casting event will be held to select the new Arts & Architecture Cast on Feb. 20 and 27.

29 Jan 2015    

Arts & Architecture look for new Cast Ambassadors at Open Casting Calls

Lincoln, Neb.— The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and the College of Architecture are inviting all undergraduate students to audition for the 2015-2016 Arts & Architecture Cast on Feb. 20 and 27 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 17. The students who are selected will serve as brand ambassadors for the college. Cast ambassadors will promote pride and develop awareness of the college and its academic programs through social media, printed materials and special appearances.  

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Michael Barth and Hannah Dolezal. Photo by Bridget Vacha

01 Dec 2014    

Theatrix presents 'Wildflower' Dec. 4-7

Lincoln, Neb.--Theatrix, a student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, concludes its Fall season with “Wildflower” by Lila Rose Kaplan and directed by senior Jessica Debolt of Mahomet, Illinois.

Performances are Dec. 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. in the Lab Theatre, which is located on the 3rd floor of the Temple Building at 12th and R sts. Tickets are $6 and available in advance at unltheatretickets.com or at the door.

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Yo-Yo Ma

01 Dec 2014    

Lied Center to host rare Yo-Yo Ma Lecture Dec. 5

Lincoln, Neb.--On Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m., the Lied Center for Performing Arts will present world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma in a very rare lecture as part of the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues. Tickets for the lecture are $34 and available now at liedcenter.org, at the Box Office at 12th and R Streets, or 402.472.4747. UNL students can obtain free tickets to the lecture at marketplace.unl.edu/liedcenter.

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Dawn Schaefer

18 Nov 2014    

Schaefer returns to UNL for Alumni Masters Week

The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing will host Dawn Schaefer (M.FA. 1999), executive art director for CBS, for the Nebraska Alumni Association’s Alumni Masters Week, Nov. 19-22.

Each fall, outstanding alumni return to campus to share their experiences and knowledge with students. 2014 marks the 50th annual Alumni Masters Week, which is sponsored by the Nebraska Alumni Association, Scarlet Guard and the UNL Chancellor’s Office.

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Movies & Beyond:  Connecting Digital Creativity Across Disciplines is Nov. 16-17.

13 Nov 2014    

Carson School to host Movies & Beyond Symposium

The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film is hosting a symposium titled “Movies & Beyond:   Connecting Digital Creativity Across Disciplines” Nov. 16-17. The event is sponsored by UNL’s Office of Research.

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