University Theatre opens its spring season with "Iphigenia 2.0," a play based on Euripides' "Iphigenia in Aulis." Show times are 7:30 p.m., Feb. 24-26 and March 2-5 in the Temple Building's Howell Theatre. University Theatre is the academic production program in UNL's Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film.
By playwright Charles L. Mee, "Iphigenia 2.0" is set in modern times. Iphigenia is a beautiful heiress from the House of Atreus and is about to be married. However, she must deal with an overbearing mother, Clytemnestra, and a father, Agamemnon, who plans to kill her.
Iphigenia is played by Jenny Holm; Julie Soroko is Clytemnestra and Nick Wolf is Agamemnon.
The production is directed by Shannon Cameron and is partial completion toward her Master of Fine Arts in directing for stage and screen.
The play also includes Jorden Deffenbaugh as Achilles; Logan Gee, Will Bennett, Gary Henderson and Cale Yates as soldiers; and Khalisha Casey, Devon Schovanec, Christina Leonard and Ayana Atiba Sahar.
The production is designed by Corrie Benton (scenic), Julie Douglass (costumes), Harrison Hohnholt (lighting), Logan Caldwell (sound), and Lucas Sevedge (projections).
Tickets are $16 general admission; $14 faculty, staff and senior citizens, and $10 for students with identification. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.unltheatretickets.com; through the Lied Center for Performing Arts at (402) 472-4747; or at the door, one hour before each performance,
More details at: http://go.unl.edu/iuc