Susan Deiger
UNK Theatre, 308.865.8406

UNK- “Rabbit Hole,” a Pulitzer Prize winning play will open Wednesday, April 21, on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus.

Directed by Jack Garrison, “Rabbit Hole” explores different ways in which people deal with grief, both individually and as families. The play tells the story of Becca and Howie, a couple trying to recover from the accidental death of their four-year-old son. “Rabbit Hole” reveals their search for comfort and for a path that will lead them back to the light of day.

Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, April 21-24, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 25. All performances will take place in the Miriam Drake Theatre located in the UNK Fine Arts Building.

Tickets are $7 for adults; $5 for seniors, UNK faculty/staff and non-UNK students; $3 each for a group of 10 or more; and free for UNK students with a valid ID. Reservations can be made by contacting the UNK Box Office at 308.865.8417 orunkboxoffice@unk.edu.

The student actors/actresses, year in school and the roles they play, are listed below, alphabetically by hometown and state.

Kearney– Natalie Potts Burling, sophomore, Becca; James Jelkin, senior, Howie
Juniata– Addison Heeren, freshman, Jason
Wallace – Taylor Franzen, freshman, Izzy


Manhattan– Carolyn Wirtz, senior, Nat

The student stage management team includes:

Falls City – Kelsey Coolidge, sophomore, assistant stage manager
Winside – Brittany Greunke, junior, stage manager

The faculty crew includes: Garrison, director; Darin Himmerich, scenic designer; Sara Ice, costume designer; Rick Scholwin, sound designer; and Mark Wethington, lighting designer and technical director.