The Nerd

The Nerd

Illustration of a bright yellow tie with the words, "the Nerd" on top.

A brave stranger saved Willum Cubbert’s life in Vietnam. What could be cooler than finally getting to meet him and pay his respects? It doesn’t take long for Willum to realize: Even root canals are cooler than The Nerd.

Student-directed spotlight.

Performance dates

Written by
Larry Shue

Directed by
Audrey Stecher (’24)

NWU Theatre Box Office

The box office is available Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. when classes are in session and one hour before performances.

(402) 465-2384
theatre [at] (theatre[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)
Elder Theatre Center
51st Street and Huntington Avenue

Ticket Policies

  • Each person must have an individual ticket.
  • Tickets may be exchanged for a another performance within the 2023–2024 season if arranged with 24-hour notice.
  • All sales are final.
  • Sales tax will be added to each purchase.
  • Seating begins one half hour prior to the performance. Late seating is not guaranteed.
  • Seating in McDonald Theatre is reserved. All other venues use general seating.
  • Your presence at a performance constitutes your consent to be photographed or recorded for promotional use by NWU.