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Magic Marvels opens on March 1, 2014, with shows running at 1:30pm and 7:30pm.

calendar icon23 Feb 2014    

Nebraska Masquers Present Magic Marvels: A Night of Granting Wishes; A Benefit for the Make-A-Wish® Foundation

Nebraska Masquers, a Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film sponsored Recognized Student Organization, and the Kappa Chapter of Chi Omega have teamed up, and are extremely proud to present Magic Marvels: A Night of Granting Wishes. Magic Marvels is a theatrical production of illusion and mystery in benefit of the Make-A-Wish® Foundation. The Make-A-Wish Foundation is an organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Clayton Van Winkle, left and A.J. Orth, right

calendar icon05 Feb 2014    

UNL Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film students win awards at Region V Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film hosted the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) January 19-25, 2014. Just more than 1,500 faculty and students from colleges and universities in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota and Missouri attended productions, participated in workshops and competed for awards and the opportunity to represent Region V at the national Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Washington, D.C., in April.

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Thespian Festival, June 23-28, 2014

calendar icon27 Jan 2014    

University, thespian festival reach five-year agreement

Thousands of theater and arts lovers will continue to call UNL their one-week home each June. The university and the International Thespian Festival – which attracts more than 2,500 attendees to campus each year – have renewed an agreement that ensures the university will host the annual event through 2019.

The festival, hosted by the Educational Theatre Association, has become a campus tradition, hosting the thousands of student attendees and their teachers each summer.

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Taylar Morrissey

calendar icon09 Dec 2013    

Carson School junior receives 2014 Cannes International Film Festival Internship

Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Junior Taylar Morrissey, of Aberdeen, S.D., has been selected to be a student intern at the American Pavilion at the 2014 Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France.

Hundreds of students compete for the 150-175 spots in the internship program, which provides experience to students interested in film, culinary arts and hospitality and event management.

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

calendar icon26 Nov 2013    

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

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.

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UNL's production of "Candide" took first place in its division in the National Opera Association's Competition. Photo by Doug Smith.

calendar icon22 Nov 2013    

UNL's 'Candide' wins 1st place in division in National Opera Association Competition

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music and Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s collaborative, large-scale musical production, “Candide” was awarded first prize in Division IV of the 2012-2013 Opera Production Competition sponsored by the National Opera Association (NOA).

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'Digs' Opening Night at the Mary Riempa Ross Media Arts Center Photo inside the 'Digs' Premiere Party

calendar icon18 Nov 2013    

'Digs' Opening Night

The red carpet was rolled out for the premiere of the Johnny Carson film series second short film "Digs" at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Students, educators, actors and production staff were on hand after the showing for an intimate Q&A with audience members. The series is the only one of its kind in the nation, providing students the opportunity to work with film professionals.

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Cast of MIDDLETOWN MIDDLETOWN, presented by UNL's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film

calendar icon14 Nov 2013    

UNL’s University Theatre Continues 2013-2014 Season With Will Eno’s MIDDLETOWN

UNL University Theatre, Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s academic year main stage production program, continues its 2013-2014 season with MIDDLETOWN by Will Eno. Graduate student Joshua Waterstone directs this production in partial fulfillment for a Master of Fine Arts degree in Directing for Stage and Screen.  Performances are November 14, 15 and 20, 21, 22, 23 at 7:30 p.m. and November 17 and 24 at 2:00 p.m. in Howell Theatre, first floor of the Temple Building at 12th & R Streets.

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Temple of Terror

calendar icon21 Oct 2013    

Johnny Carson School's Nebraska Masquers to open Haunted House

Nebraska Masquers, a Recognized Student Organization within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will open their annual haunted house, Temple of Terror, on October 28th.  UNL’s Temple Building, located at 12th and R streets, will open its doors to all who dare to enter October 28th – 30th, 7pm – 1am. The main entrance will be located on 12th street, directly across from the Lied Center.

 Individual tickets for Temple of Terror are $5. Group tickets for groups of 5 or more are $3.  All tickets will be sold at the door.

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Theatrix - No Exit

calendar icon11 Oct 2013    

Johnny Carson School’s Theatrix To Open Season with No Exit

The Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film’s student run theatre company, Theatrix will open its 2013 – 2014 season with No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, October 24 – 27. Performances on October 24th and 25th begin at 7:30pm, and performances on October 26th and 27th begin at 2:00pm.

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