The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, the professional theatre at UNL, presents three plays, "Humble Boy" by Charlotte Jones, "Mauritius" by Theresa Rebeck, and "Act a Lady" by Jordan Harrison, in rotating repertory and two one-night-only performances as part of its Destinations series.
Individual tickets for performances are $20, $18 faculty/staff and senior citizens, and $10 students with ID. Season Passes are $50, $45 faculty/staff and senior citizens, and $30 students and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members. Tickets and passes are available at http://www.unl.edu/rep or from the Lied Center Ticket Office, 301 N. 12th St., Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and one hour prior to the performance in the Temple Theatre Lobby, or by telephone at 472-4747 or 800-432-3231. Reservations for performances are strongly recommended.
Admission for the Destinations series is $7, or free to season pass holders. Reservations will not be taken for Destinations performances.
The Nebraska Repertory Theatre is the professional Actors' Equity Association affiliated wing of the
Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.
By Charlotte Jones
July 7, 8, 9, 10, 16, 17, 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. Studio Theatre
Felix Humble, an astrophysicist, returns home to escape the gravitational pull of his mother in this comedy about broken vows and the joys of bee-keeping. Felix Humble is played by Ryan Kathman. Other cast members are Regina Webster and Sasha Dobson and Equity members Virginia Smith as Felix's mother, Dale Westgaard and George Hansen. The production is directed by Geoffrey Tangeman. Lighting Design is by Laurel Shoemaker, Costume Design by Janice Stauffer, Scenic Design by Ahna Packard, Sound Design by Mike Smith, the Stage Manager is Elissa Shortridge, and the Assistant Stage Manager is Sarah Buse.
By Theresa Rebeck
July 14, 15, 24, 29, 30 and Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m. and July 25 at 2 p.m. Howell Theatre
Two tiny scraps of paper. Are they rare and priceless stamps from Mauritius? Two sisters wrangle with a trio of shady philatelists in this darkly funny thriller.
Cast members are Ashley Andersen, Jeff Tinnean and Sasha Dobson, and Equity members Dale Westgaard and George Hansen. The production is directed by D. Scott Glasser. Lighting is by Dan Stratman, Costumes by Jeanne Marlette, Scenic Design by Darin Himmerich, Sound Design by Mike Smith, the Stage Manager is Andrew Donnelly and the Assistant Stage Manager is Jessica Wergin.
ACT A LADY
By Jordan Harrison
July 21, 22, 23, 31 and Aug. 4, 5, 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 1 at 2 p.m. Howell Theatre; Corporate Sponsor HomeServices of Nebraska
1927, Wattleburg. The Elks hire the eccentric Zina to mastermind a spectacle. More than just an exuberant romp, ACT A LADY wears its heart on its sleeve. Cast members are Ian Borden, Jeff Tinnean, Trent Stork, Regina Webster, Lacey Hannan and Equity member Virginia Smith as the eccentric Zina. The production is directed by Doug Finlayson, Lighting is by Dan Stratman, Costumes by Janice Stauffer, Scenic Design by Ahna Packard, Sound Design by Mike Smith, the Stage Manager is Brad Buffum, and the Assistant Stage Manager is Andrew Donnelly.
Women of Choice
A Celebration in movement and masks
A new one-woman show by David Rush performed by Tammy Meneghini July 27
The Techie Ballet
Light hang, quick change and the sky hook!
An irreverent peek at the action-packed dance behind the scenes. Conceived and directed by Cristina Skinner. Aug. 3
All performances at 7:30 p.m. in Howell Theatre
Free for season pass holders, $7 all others.
No reservations for Destinations performances.
OPENING NIGHT RECEPTIONS
July 7, 14, 21
Join the cast after the performance for something spirited, savory and sweet. Free; Temple Theatres Lobby
CREATIVE DRAMA FOR YOUTH WORKSHOPS
NRT invites 4- to 12-year-olds to participate in creative dramatics while parents/guardians attend performances.
$5 per session per child
Reservations recommended. Please go to http://www.unl.edu/rep.
7 p.m. to final curtain: Saturdays July 17, 24, 31
1:30 p.m. to final curtain: Sundays July 25, Aug. 1, 8
$50 regular; $45 faculty/staff, senior citizen & active military; $30 student/OLLI member
Each pass allows the pass-holder UNLIMITED attendance to all three NRT 2010 productions and one free admission to each Destinations performance.
Passes are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Passes must be presented at the Ticket Office to redeem for tickets to specific performances.
RESERVATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED for NRT main stage performances.
No reservations will be taken for Destinations performances.
$20 regular; $18 faculty/staff, senior citizen & active military; $10 student
Individual performance tickets are valid for one performance only and do not include admission to Destinations performances.
Individual performance tickets are non-refundable and will not be exchanged.
Individual Destinations tickets are $7 and are available only at the door.
Tickets/passes available on line at http://www.unl.edu/rep
or by contacting the Lied Center Ticket Office: 402-472-4747 or 800-432-3231.
More details at: http://go.unl.edu/zv3