Category: Theater

An Afternoon With Edith Wharton

Join the Angels Theatre Company in Lincoln on May 4 & 18, 2014 at the Ferguson House at 2 PM for tea, theatre and a scholarly discussion about Mrs. Wharton's wit with UNL Professor Guy Reynolds.  

The "theatre" in the event is a performance of the short play Xingu by Thomas Seller.  Xingu is an adaptation of Edith Wharton's short story of the same name.

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Reflection Series 2014

Art reflects art!  The Angels Theatre Company presents Reflection Series 2014 - a series of short plays and monologues created by local playwrights in response to paintings in the Sheldon Museum of Art located at 12th & R Streets on the UNL campus.  

This event brings actors, playwrights and audience together in the 5 galleries dedicated to the Sheldon Museum of Art permanent collection of paintings. The audience moves from gallery to gallery to see and hear the literary creations in front of or near the painting that inspired the literary response.  

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In The Next Room, or the vibrator play

IN THE NEXT ROOM (OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY) By Sarah Ruhl Set in a spa town outside of New York City circa 1880s where enthusiasm by the well-to-do is high for the new invention of electricity, Dr. Givings has been working on his own electrical device to treat female hysteria. Based on true historical events, IN THE NEXT ROOM is both thought provoking and poignant. Adult content

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NWU Theatre Cabaret

Nebraska Wesleyan's next weekend cabaret will be Broadway across the world! Songs from many cultures will be performed.

April 4-6, 7:30 p.m.

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it gets better

The it gets better project, Speak Theater Arts and the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles bring to the stage a musical theater message of hope for young people subjected to bullying.

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In 2009 the Lincoln Arts Council received a generous gift from the estate of Ken Good, a portion of which was used to redevelop our website and establish an endowment. We offer our heart-felt thanks to Kenneth J. Good for his generosity and vision for a beautiful future.


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