LHS One Act -These Shining Lives



Directed by: Justin Holbein

Public Performance: 

Thursday December 4, 2014, 7 pm

Ted Sorensen Theatre
Lincoln High School
Lincoln, NE
Tickets: $5 at the door, or from any LHS Theatre Student


One Act District Competition*: 

Saturday December 6, 2013, 8 am
Bellevue East High School
1401 High School Drive
Bellevue, NE 68005

District Competition Schedule
8:00 am - South Sioux City
9:00 am - Lincoln High 
10:00 am - Norris
11:00 am - Bellevue East
12:30 pm - Lincoln Pius X
1:30 - Blair
2:30 - Seward

Awards will begin at 4:00 pm or as soon thereafter as possible


*Open to the public, an admission fee is charged






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The One Act

The One Act is part of a state-wide competitive event sponsored by the Nebraska School Activities Association, in which high schools across the state perform a 30-minute one-act play.

Lincoln High students are very proud of the tradition of excellence that LHS theatre has established. 

This level of achievement comes with much hard work and focus on the part of the students and their directors. The students thrive on the opportunity to push themselves creatively. Getting a role can be competitive, but the director’s philosophy is to find the right place for any student who wants to participate. All students are encouraged to contribute their best work and put the needs of the ensemble foremost. 

In the past, lead performers, supporting cast members, and small ensembles within the production have been recognized with individual acting awards at the District and State competitions. 

Many LHS theatre students feel that the One Act competition is one of the best things about being at Lincoln High. Most students who participate will tell you that though it takes a lot of effort, they love the creative aspects, the ensemble work, and the pride that comes with doing their best and carrying forward the Lincoln High tradition of excellence.  


Recent LHS One Act Productions

2013: The Trojan Women - 1st Place, Districts

2012: Friday's Child - District Runner Up

2011: Home on the Morning Train - State Runner Up

2010: A Company of Wayward Saints - District Runner Up

2009: Treasure Island - 3rd Place, Districts

2008: Journey to the World's Edge - State Runner Up

2007: Arthur's Stone Merlin's Fire - State Champion

2006: The Birds - State Runner Up

2005: Goodbye Mariane - State Champion

2004: The Pied Piper - State Champion

2003: The Orphan Train - State Champion

2002: Laramie Project - 3rd Place, Districts

2001: The Rememberer - State Runner Up

2000: Radiance of a Thousand Suns - District Runner Up

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