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SummerStage to produce frightening fun with ‘The Vampire’

The Hastings College Department of Theatre’s SummerStage stock company is set to produce its fifth annual production with Dion Boucicault’s comedy melodrama, “The Vampire.” This classic from the 18th century tells the frightening tale of a vampire who wouldn’t die. Performances are scheduled for June 16–17 and June 23–24 at 7 p.m., and June 18 …

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Theatre professor’s sabbatical work premieres at Hastings College

Note: Due to health problems, Erin Mundus ’07 was unable to join as a guest artist for the show. The part of Carry A. Nation will instead be played by Dr. Debra Rhodes, professor of music at Hastings College and musical director for the show. The Hastings College Theatre brings Carry A. Nation, a radical member …

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Professor Vargas to set the scene through lecture on scenic design

Annette Vargas, Assistant Professor of Theatre, will discuss the intersection of scenic design in various fields in the Spring 2016 Artist Lecture Series Invited Faculty Lecture. Her address, entitled “Creating Imagined Spaces: Scenic Design in Theatre, Film & Special Events,” is scheduled for Friday, March 11 at 10 a.m. in French Memorial Chapel (800 N. …

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Enjoy rollicking fun as HC presents “Monty Python’s ‘Spamalot'”

If you are looking for the perfect thing to do in January, the Hastings College Theatre Department has the Holy Grail for you. “Monty Python’s ‘Spamalot’”, a musical comedy based on the critically acclaimed film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”, tells the story of King Arthur and his fellow Knights of the Round Table …

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“Miss Electricity” next production for Hastings College Theatre Department

Struck twice by lightning, Violet becomes the supercharged Miss Electricity with control over all things electrical. She uses her power to attach tests and bullies, but what will all that power do to her head? Find out as the Hastings College’s Alpha Psi Omega theatre honorary produces “Miss Electricity” by Kathryn Walat as its annual …

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“Dinny and the Witches” first HC theatre production for the academic year

Hastings College’s Theatre Department will produce the rarely staged the show “Dinny and the Witches” by William Gibson. This play, a departure from the playwright’s best known work, “The Miracle Worker,” follows the story of an average, young, American musician named Dinny, as he aspires to attain success. Performance dates are September 24- 26 at …

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Summerstage 2015 Community Auditions

The Hastings College Theatre Department is pleased to announce its Summerstage 2015 production – “The Old Nebraska Home or Dirty Deeds on The Little Blue.” The production is described as an old-fashioned melodrama. If you are interested in auditioning or working on the show, please contact Jim Fritzler, Professor of Theatre, at jfritzler@hastings.edu by April …

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Hilarity ensues in Theatre Department’s production of ‘Harvey’

As its final production of the 2014-2015 academic year, the Hastings College Theatre Arts Department will offer “Harvey” by Mary Chase. Students will perform at 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, April 30-May2 and at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 3 in Scott Studio Theatre (806 N. Turner Ave). The Box Office opens Thursday, April 23 and will remain …

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Actress/writer makes her “Last Attempt At Fame” on Hastings College campus

Actress/writer Victoria Libertore will debut her latest performance work at Hastings College’s Scott Studio Theatre (806 N. Turner Ave.) on Friday, February 27, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. Entitled “This is My Last Attempt At Fame,” the work may contain mature content. Tickets will be $5 and available for purchase one hour before the performance. Libertore, …

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