Released: March 1, 2011
Lincoln, Neb. - Theatrix, the student-run theatre organization at the Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film, presents the 4th annual New Artists Festival, March 10-13. The festival showcases work from the next generation of playwrights, directors and actors.
The festival productions kick off on Wednesday, March 9th at 7:00 pm with a staged reading of Jake Denney's Non-Central Eclipse, directed by Nate Ruleaux. The staged reading is free of charge and will be held in the Lab Theatre on the 3rd floor of the Temple building.
The festival's main event includes two one-act plays written by emerging UNL playwrights. The first is Pollock, a fictionalized story about the artist, Jackson Pollock, written by Corbin Groothuis and directed by Madison Smith. The second is Three Days, a personal story about losing someone you love, written by Patrick Zatloukal and directed by Jake Denney.
Performances will be held in the Lab Theatre on the 3rd floor of the Temple building. Show time is 7:30 pm on March 10, 11, and 12th, and at 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 13th.
Individual show tickets are $6 and available for purchase at www.unl.edu/theatrix OR at the door 45 minutes prior to a performance (subject to availability).