Theatre Department

Spring Break Takes Students on Learning, Service Trips

From Broadway to Chinatown to Harlem and the nation’s capital, Nebraska Wesleyan students and faculty are foregoing rest and relaxation for special opportunities to learn and serve during spring break.


National Players to Bring "Animal Farm" to NWU Stage For One Show

America’s longest running touring company, National Players, will make a stop at Nebraska Wesleyan University to perform “Animal Farm.”


NWU Theatre Student Cast in Major Motion Picture

Just a few weeks ago, Nebraska Wesleyan University student James Hamrick was rehearsing lines for the rock musical “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.”


Theatre Professor Directs First Play Since Undergoing Liver Transplants

Joan Korte’s eyes light up with excitement when she describes the costuming for the upcoming production, Learned Ladies.


Broadway Actress Returns to NWU Stage to Choreograph "Spring Awakening"

Nebraska Wesleyan University alumna Emily Kinney hasn’t forgotten what opening night on Broadway feels like: nerves, excitement and more nerves.


Nebraska Wesleyan to Host Free One-Act Play Festival

Nebraska Wesleyan University Theatre Department will hold its fall One-Act Play Festival November 18-21. The student-directed one acts will be performed in two sets.


Theatre Student Lands Prestigious Apprenticeship

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Cristiana Barbatelli was excited about her role as Aunt Eller in the university’s recent musical Oklahoma! Having just returned from an apprenticeship at the prestigious Williamstown Theatre Festival, Barbatelli was eager share her new skills with an audience.


Final Weekend to See Nebraska Wesleyan's Production "Iphigenia"

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s next theatre production will tell the ancient Greek myth Iphigenia.


NWU Alums Return to Direct Theatre Season Opener "The Last Five Years"

The last time Alan Brincks and Faith Fossett were on Nebraska Wesleyan University’s theatre stage, he was proposing to his fellow theatre guru.

Retired Professor Tony Epp to be Recognized at Saturday Theatre Performance

A retired French professor and his wife will be recognized for their dedication and support of NWU theatre during the opening weekend of the production Hay Fever.