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October 29, 2012UIC Theatre Presents American Take on Russian Farce
The University of Illinois at Chicago Theatre’s second play of the season is based on “The Suicide,” a Russian satire so sharp that Josef Stalin banned it before even a single performance and exiled its author, Nicolai Erdman, to Siberia.
May 4, 2011TV’s ‘Raising Hope’ a hit for UIC grad
Lucas Neff is not a slacker, but he plays one on TV — “with depth and hilarity,” according to a Los Angeles Times critic.
October 12, 2010From campus to sitcom star: young actor’s career raises hope
Even his former professor says Lucas Neff’s success ” sounds like a Hollywood story.”
September 8, 2010Yasen Peyankov says neon lights ARE bright on Broadway
Yasen Peyankov is still on a high from his first steps on the Broadway stage, where he reprised his role in the Tracy Letts play “Superior Donuts.”
September 16, 2009UIC drama prof brings ‘Donuts’ to Broadway
Yasen Peyankov, head of UIC’s acting program, makes his Broadway debut today in the Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s New York production of “Superior Donuts.”