- Mar 02 2023 - May 07 2023
NATIONAL THEATRE DISCUSSION SERIES
After a hiatus, we will once again be hosting a series of short post-show talks with guest speakers following select screenings of National Theatre Live. Learn more about these great shows with insight from local historians, actors, writers, and theater professionals.
Kelly Stage is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Director of UNL’s Medieval and Renaissance Studies program. She is the author of Producing Early Modern London, along with several journal articles and book chapters about Renaissance theater. She actively supports classic theater by serving as Board Chair for Flatwater Shakespeare Company, based in Lincoln.
Rafael Untalan is an actor, director, and Assistant Professor of Practice in Acting at UNL’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. He is a member of Actors’ Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild–American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. His experience with Shakespearean roles includes Leontes in The Winter’s Tale, Gloucester in King Lear, Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing, Iachimo in Cymbeline, and both Orsino and Sebastian in Twelfth Night; he also spent three seasons with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Stephen Buhler is Aaron Douglas Professor of English at UNL. He has written extensively on cinematic, musical, and theatrical adaptations of Shakespeare and other Early Modern writers. An Old Globe (San Diego) production of Much Ado is etched in his memory: Beatrice and Benedick were magnificently played by Christine Ebersole and Paxton Whitehead.