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    Wednesday, February 14, 1968
The Daily Nebraskan
Page 5
Campus life .
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Something's coming ...
America can keep it cool
at Kosmet Klub musical
"Something's coming,
something good," or so Kos
met Klub's "West Side Story"
promises to be. Large atten
dance at tryouts produced the
competition to select an ex
cellent cast, for the March 29
and 30 performances accord
ing to Clint Jakeman, direc
tor. Jakeman added that most
students attended sever
al sessions and cooperated
throughout the casting period.
He explained that while the
dance routines in the musical
are demanding, the cast
members are doing well.
"Each cast member was
chosen because he was good
and well-suited for the role.
There is no one on the 1 i s t
who was selected just to fill
the part," Jakeman said.
The major roles of Tony
and Maria will be played by
Wayne Stoeber and Becky
McSpadden. Adult parts in
the play are Schrank, Roger
Nelson; Krupke, Steve Smith;
Glad Hand, Bob Thacker. The
role of Doc, a tough older
man, is still available.
Other roles in the musical
are members of the gangs,
the Jets and the Sharks.
Dance captains are Ron
Tanner (Tiger) and Barbara
Douglass (Pauline).
Jets include Riff, Jeff Mill
hollin; Action, Steve Ross;
A-Rab, Jim Hubbell; Baby
John, Gary Toebben; Snow
boy, Dan Goodenberger; Big
Deal, David Kalber; Diesel,
Gary Grahnquist; Gee-Tar,
Steve White; Mouthpiece, John
Girlfriends of the Jets are!
Graziella, Bobbl Vrana; Vel-
ma, Barbara Bosley; Minnie,
Candace Ostby; Clarice, Trlsh
Cockle; Carrie, Judi Lattin;
Anybody's, Carolee Heileman.
Members of (he Sharks are
Bernardo, William Hartung;
Chind, Jim Thomas; Pep e,
Randy Nogel; Indio, Steve
Lewis; Luis, Keith Willis;
Anxious, Rodney WUke; Nib
bles, Fred Hollstein; Juano,
Robert Davis; Toro, Gerald
Muncy; Moose, Gale Peter
son. The Sharks' girlfriends In
clude Rosalia, Pamela
Schaap; Consuelo, Dianne
Goerge; Teresita, Nancy
Lauber; Francises, De Laine
Schuyler; Estella, Tammy
Schilreff; Margarita, Sherri
Housewright; Carlotta, Trini
dad Balagtas.
reactions to. actions I
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University play wrights cast,
produce debut of three dramas
Casts have been announced
and production dates have
been scheduled for three plays
written and directed by Uni
versity students, according to
Bill Jamison, publicity direc
tor of University. Theater.
The plays include "The
Aborted Moon" by Eill Turek.
"The Monastery" written by
Mance Williams and directed
by Xan Johnson
The Angels Wept
High point of the play is
Maura's realization that it is
the attitude of the women and
not the act of infidelity that
is responsible for the barre
ness of their lives.
Emphasis on poetry
Lives wasted by women
Turek added that there is
an emphasis on poetry in the
and ''.And ; play. There is a '"concentra
bv Bruce : tion by the characters on ex
pressing themselves by way
of images." he said. "The
Aborted Moon" will be pre-
! sented in 303 Temple Build
described his ! ine Mar. 3 and 4.
Turek is a graduate student
studying play-writing and di
recting. He has directed two
laboratory productions. 'The
and "Happy Days,"
and appeared in the Univer
sity's summer presentation of
"Loose Bough."
play, "The Aborted Moon,"
as the story of two middle
aged women, Hodgebrin and
Maura, --who discover that
their lives have been wasted i Lover"
through their bitterness to
ward men.
Hodgebrin, portrayed by
Linda Van-el, is the older of
the two and has communicat
ed her hatred toward a lost
lover to Maura, played by
Becky McSpadden.
Mance Williams, described
the story as a situation in
which three distinctly indi
vidual men search for peace
and security from three dif
ferent approaches. He added
that the play deals with the
contemporary problem of ex
istence in an unstable and
changing world.
I Graphics
shown at I
Italy's collection catalog
compiled by Geske9 staff
Search for peace, security
Xan Johnson.
The Monastery,
' written
Interviews for Outstanding
Collegiate Man and Ideal Ne
braska Coed will be held
Thursday evening in the Uni
Interview times are: 7 p.m.
Hail kinnr- 7-15 Shorin Si.
7:45 Nesha Neumeister; 8:15
Ik m
OX !
Marty Crenshaw, a fresh
man in the Teachers College
at the University of New Mex
ico , to Doug Johnson, Tri
angle senior in Mechanical
Engineering from Neligh.
Lois Erickson,. Pound Hall
senior in Elemenctary Edu
cation from Hastings, to Mel
vin Wiens, senior from Has
tings in Agronomy.
Linda Lawe from Peona,
111. to Wayne Price. Triangle j of Missouri,
ionhomore in Mechanical En-1 Angela V.ight.
Diane Isley, Business Teach
er Education junior from
Firth, to David Kats, Physi
cal Education junior from
Rutii Hagedorn. Zela Tau
Alpha senior in English and
Journalism from West Point,
to Eric Brown, Acacia 1967
graduate from Lexington,
now a graduate student in
journalism at the University
gineenng from Nortn riane.
Jill Anne Meader. Pound
Hall sophomore in Human
Development lrom Omaha, to
John Charles Hughes Jr.,
sophomore in History and
Philosophy from St.
Linda McGill, Towne Club
s e n 1 o r in Home Economics
Education from Waverly, to
Floyd Anderson, 1967 gradu
ate from Lincoln, now sta
tioned in North Carolina with
the Marine Corps.
Lori Cotner, Kappa Alpha
Theta freshman in Teachers
College from York, to Fred
Ehlers from York.
Linda Ward, Towne Club
senior in Elementary' Educa
tion from Lincoln, to Bill Rei
tan, Omaha University, Del
ta Sigma Pi senior from
Lincoln se
nior in Teachers College, to
Hi.h-iwi U'ar'f Dental Col-
leee freshman from Norfolk. 1 fi-
Ann Schmidt, Smitt Hall se
nior in Home Economics from
Papillion. to Russ Montgom-
PauLiery, Calhtr liau senior m
i Business Administration from
Judy Lattin, Pi Beta Phi
junior in Speech from Fre
rnong. to John Ziegenbein,
Phi Delia Theta junior in
Geography from Columbus.
Cathy Butz. Dalta Gamma
junior in Elenvntary Educa
tion from Hastings, to John
Pershing. Sigma Nu junior
from Lincoln.
Gail Bond. C?mma Phi Be
ta sophomore in Education
from Kearney to Alan Pless
man, junior in pre-law from
Sheldon Art Gallery's di
rector. Norman Geske. and
his staff are compiling the
catelog which will accompany
the U.S. exhibition to Italy's
international art collection,
the Biennale, in June.
The Gallery under Geske's
direction was selected by of
ficials of the Smithsonian In
stitute in Washington, D.C.,
to undertake all phases of the
display which will represent
the entire country at the old
est and largest of the interna
tional exhibitions.
The duties delegated to
Sheldon Gallery are the se
lection of artists and their
work, the compilation of the
catalog and provision of one
half of the expenses. The
Smithsonian Institute will as
sume the responsibility of
transportation, insurance and
installation of the display.
Recent survey for selection
Geske recently surveyed
dealers and studios to select
which will constitute the
American collection. Major
showing will consist of paint
ings by Edwin Dickinson ana
sculpture by Reuben Nakian.
Also included in the selec-
One of the works at
the Graphic Arts dis
play in Sheldon this
week is this aquatint
by Rouault.
Margo McMaster; 8:30 Kathy
Kuester; 8:45 Maryann Jor
gensen; 9:00 Kathy Augustin;
7 p.m. John Wirth; 7:15 Ernie
Sigler; 7:30 Mark Schreiber;
7:45 Rick Russell; 8:15 Sid
Logemann; 8:30 Randy Irey;
8:45 Don Cordes; 9:00 Phil
Finalist interview
slated Thursday
Lithographs, etching, wood
cuts, drypoints, aquatints,
silkscreens and posters by 75
artists will be featured at an
exhibition and sale at Sheldon
Art Gallery Wednesday and
Thursday from 10 a.m. to S
.Eueene I. Schuster, direc
tor of London Graphic Arts
and art historian and visiting
lecturer at Wayne State Uni
versity, Detroit, assembled
the collection which is on tour
of university campuses.
Schuster noted that the col
lection consists entirely of
original prints of a quality
usually seen only in major
galleries. He described the
collection a? a series cf mul-1
tiple originals with all the
aesthetic qualities of paint
ings. Works by Picasso, Chagall,
Renoir, Cezanne, Dali, Miro
and Vasarely are included in
the selection as well as ex
amples of graphics by young
er contemporary artists. The
collection contains over 400 In
dividual works. Prices range
from $10 to $3000.
painters Fairfield Porter,
James McGarrell, Byron Bur-
ford and Richard Diebenkorn
and the workd of sculptors
Robert Cremean, Leonard
Baskin, Frank Gallo and Red
The catalog, now In prep
aration, will contain a gen
eral introduction, a critical
essay by Geske and a bio
graphy and bibliography of
each artist by staff members
Edith Renne and Jon Nelson.
The catalog is designed by
Dwight Stark.
Translation, prints in catalog
The catalog will consist of
200 pages including an Italian
translation which will be aaa
ed by the Smithsonian. Illus
trations will be included, with
one color plate devoted to
each participant.
The Smithsonian Institute
will publish the catalog in full
scale book length as part of
a new series concerning
American participation in
maior international exhibi
tions. The catalog will be
completed this week, accord
ine to Jon Nelson of Sheldon
This is onlv a fraction of
Valentines, cross
your foils tonight
Foil your Valentine.
In the spirit of Valentine's
Day, cross swords with your
sweetheart tonight at the or
ganizational meeting of t h e
University Co - Recreational
Fencing Club.
No dues, equipment or ex
perience is required; just an
interest in the sport. The
meeting will ftart at 7 on the
Coliseum stage, and all equip
ment will be furnished.
The club is co-sponsored by
the Men and Women's Intra
mural Sports departments.
the publicity for the Univer
sity, Sheldon and the U.S.
which will result from partici
pation in the program, ac
cording to a release compiled
by the gallery.
U.S. receives
extensive coverage
Thousands of tourists visit
Venice for the exhibition and
the press affords extensive
coverage, particularly In the
U.S., the release indicated.
The international art press
and various periodicals also
are concerned with the art
A film dealing with Ameri
can participation in the Bien
nale is being considered by
the National Educational Tele
vision Service. The film would
consist of a narrative defin
ing the selection from its in
ception to the opening of the
The collection will also be
shown in the galleries of the
National Collection of Fine
Arts in Washington, D.C., at
the close of the Biennale. Ear
ly in 1969 the display will be
available for exhibition at
Sheldon Gallery.
I The Other Half
by Barb Martin
Campus Life Editor
The French film "To Die in Madrid" will be presented
Wednesday at the Nebraska Theater as part of the foreign
film series sponsored by the Nebraska Union film com
mittee. "Madrid," based on a variety of newsreels con
cerning the Spanish civil war, is directed by Frederic Ros
sif and stars John Gielgud and Irene Worth.
Sheldon Art Gallery will sponsor a showing of "On
The Town" Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The
movie concerns three sailors and their dates on a romantic
spree in New York.
Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly direct the film whici.
stars Frank Sinatra, Betsy Garrett, Vera-Ellen, Ann Miller
and Gene Kelly. Music featured in "On The Town" is by
Leonard Bernstein.
"The Tragic Plunge," seventh episode of "The Perils
of Pauline," will also be presented Sunday at Sheldon.
Nebraska Union Weekend film for Feb. 16 and 18 will
be "Baby, The Rain Must Fall" starring Steve McGqeen'.
The movie will be shown Friday at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. and
Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
"The Adventures of Robin Hood" with Errol Flvnn has
been scheduled for the high camp program Sunday at 5:30
p.m. in the Union. Admission price of $1 includes the film
and a hamburger basket.
United Ministries in Higher Education (UMHE) will pre
sent "The Hangman" Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. as part of
the Soup Kitchen series. The movie is a color fantasy based
on a poem by Maurice Ogden. The problem of immobility
in the face of political, social and economic abuse is the
subject of the film.
Dale Fleck, a director of music at Westminster Presby
terian Church, will present a concert for organ and voice
Sunday at 4 p.m. at the church. The program is the thirty-
tourtn in tne Westminster Vesper Musical Series.
Faculty recital by Professor Russell Bedford originally
scheduled for Feb. 20 has been postponed until May 6 at
7:30 p.m. in the Sheldon Gallery Auditorium.
A telecast tour of the photography of Clarence White
exhibited at Sheldon Gallery will be presented by KUON-TV
channel 12 Friday at 10 p.m. The exhibition is one of a
series of research displays featuring the work of Ameri
can artists.
Sheldon's collection of the sculpture of Roger Williams,
faculty member of Doane College, will continue through
Feb. 18. The exhibition consists of work done by Williams
during a year's study in Manchester, England.
An exhibition and sale of original graphics by artists
such as Picasso, Renoir, Cezanne and Dali will be held at
Sheldon Gallery Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to
5 p.m.
Elder Art Gallery at Nebraska Wesleyan University will
feature paintings, sculptures and prints loaned by Lincoln
collectors through Mar. 1. Gallery hours are Sunday from
2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday through Saturday from 10
a.m. to 5 p.m.
Joslyn Art Museum of Omaha will feature serigraphs
by Byron Burford through Feb. 25. Burford is one of the
artists included in the collection selected by Norman Beske,
director of Sheldon Gallery, which will represent the U.S.
at the Biennale International art show in Venice, Italy.
The fourth annual photography contest for undergradu
ate students sponsored by the Nebraska Union contempor
ary arts committee will end Feb. 16. Rules for entry in
four divisions are available in housing units and in the
programs office.
- Prints from the art lending library sponsored by the7
East Union contemporary arts committee will be available
Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on east campus.
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