Theatre | Hastings College


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. Turner Ave.) The event is free and open to the public.

Melodrama set on the Little Blue to debut in June as part of HC’s Summerstage

Boo the villain! Cheer the hero! Throw popcorn! And learn from the travails of poor Mabel Winthrop, turned out in the cold through the nefarious dealings of a polished villain. Follow her from the farm to the evils of the big city and back to the Old Nebraska Home and a final victory over evil as the Hastings College Department of Theatre Summerstage presents “The Old Nebraska Home, or Dirty Deeds on the Little Blue: An Old-Fashioned Melodrama.”

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 by April 1. Rehearsals will begin May 17 and take place on evenings and weekends.

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 open Monday-Friday from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are $8 general and $5 for seniors and non-HC students. To reserve tickets, call (402) 461-7380 or e-mail

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.