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Pat Hazell

calendar icon20 Sep 2015    

Pat Hazell to present next Carson Lecture Sept. 25

Lincoln, Neb.--Comedian and former “Seinfeld” writer Pat Hazell will present the next Carson Lecture on Friday, Sept. 25.

Hazell’s Carson Lecture will be at 3:30 p.m. in Howell Theatre, which is located on the first floor of the Temple Building, on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s City Campus at 12th and R sts. The event is free and open to the public, but a free ticket is required for entry. Reserve your free tickets at https://go.unl.edu/theatretix.

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(left to right) Jorden Charley-Whatley, Hunter McDonald and Will Voelker star in Theatix's "Facing East."

calendar icon18 Sep 2015    

Theatrix opens season with 'Facing East'

Lincoln, Neb,--Theatrix, a student-run theatre company within the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, will begin its season with the play "Facing East" by Carol Lynn Pearson.

Chadwick Taylor, a second-year MFA directing student at UNL, will be directing the play.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1, 2 and 3, and at 2 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Lab Theatre third floor of the Temple Building.

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Jason Schwartzman stars in "7 Chinese Brothers." Director Bob Byington will appear for a Q&A at the Ross on Sept. 25.

calendar icon10 Sep 2015    

Director Bob Byington will be at the Ross Sept. 25

Lincoln, Neb.--The Norman A. Geske Cinema Showcase Presents Director Bob Byington who will be appearing at the Friday, Sept. 25 opening night screening of 7 CHINESE BROTHERS at 7:30 p.m. for a question and answer session with the audience.
 
"[Jason Schwartzman] smarms his way through Bob Byington's very funny 7 CHINESE BROTHERS as if the pic had been drawn up especially for him."—John DeFore, Variety.
 

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The Alloy Orchestra. Photo credit:  Rogovin.com.

calendar icon08 Sep 2015    

The Alloy Orchestra returns to the Ross Sept. 19

Lincoln, Neb.--The Alloy Orchestra returns to The Ross on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. performing their original score to the newly restored 1929 documentary classic MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA by Dziga Vertov.  Further details are available at www.TheRoss.org, by consulting your newspaper, or by calling the MRRMAC film information line at (402) 472-5353.
 

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Jessie Graff competed this summer on NBC's "American Ninja Warrior." Photo courtesy of NBC.

calendar icon03 Sep 2015    

From Husker to American Ninja Warrior: Graff competes on hit NBC show

Lincoln, Neb.--Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film Alumna and Professional Stuntwoman Jessie Graff (B.A. 2007) competed this summer on the NBC television show, “American Ninja Warrior,” becoming the only woman to qualify for the Las Vegas finals, which began airing on Aug. 31.

This was Graff’s second time competing on “American Ninja Warrior,” but her first time qualifying for the national finals in Las Vegas. Only those competitors who place in the top 15 of their regional finals make it to the final round in Las Vegas.

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Director Bill Plympton to appear at the Ross on Aug. 28 for a screening of "Cheatin.'"

calendar icon17 Aug 2015    

Director Bill Plympton to appear at the Ross Aug. 28

Lincoln, Neb.--The Geske Cinema Showcase presents director Bill Plympton who will appear at the opening night screening of CHEATIN’ on Friday, August 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center for a Q&A session with the audience.

The screening of CHEATIN' will be begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be followed by the Q&A. Admission is at regular Ross prices. 

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William Grange's "Historical Dictionary of German Theater" (Rowman & Littlefield).

calendar icon14 Aug 2015    

Grange releases 11th book: 'Historical Dictionary of German Theater'

Lincoln, Neb.—William Grange, professor of theatre in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, has published his 11th book, “Historical Dictionary of German Theater,” Second Edition, through Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

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Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center

calendar icon24 Jul 2015    

The Ross lowers admission price; gets upgrades

Lincoln, Neb.--As of July 1, The Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center has lowered all of its admission prices by 25¢ in order to reward its customers for their support.  Moreover, UNL students will be admitted to any screenings at any time of the day or night at a price of $5.
 
This and other changes and upgrades already completed, planned, or in process have been made possible by a generous gift from the estate of Mary Riepma Ross, establishing what will eventually be a $9.5 million endowment at the University Foundation earmarked for The Ross.
 

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Drew Conley

calendar icon24 Jun 2015    

Carson School's Conley receives Academy of Television Internship

Lincoln, Neb.—Drew Conley, who graduated in May with his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has been selected to receive a prestigious internship this summer from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation.

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calendar icon23 Jun 2015    

Johnny Carson School announces its 2015-2016 season

Lincoln, Neb.--The University of Nebraska–Lincoln's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film has announced its 2015-2016 theatre season.

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