University of Evansville alum Matt Williams created Roseanne

Soon after many years of generating and storytelling across numerous generations, Evansville-born author Matt Williams is returning dwelling to read through excerpts of his new e-book, “Glimpses.”

The Saturday night time occasion at Shanklin Theatre is a gain for the John David Lutz Theatre Lab, which is currently being created in the University of Evansville’s theatre school. It is scheduled to start out at 7:30 p.m.

“When I glimpse back again more than this 50-yr arc, it was generally about storytelling,” Williams told the Courier & Press.

Williams, 71, graduated from Reitz High Faculty. He stated his high faculty drama instructor, Eva Kinnaird-Kattau, saw something in him and started casting him in plays and training him how to immediate.

Matt Williams, an Evansville native and UE alum, will return to the school Saturday night to read excerpts from his book "Glimpses."

He attended the College of Evansville as a theatre significant below John David Lutz. Right after graduating in 1973, he attended the University of New Orleans for write-up-graduate work just before stepping into specialist performing scene.

His 50-yr vocation has introduced him notable demonstrates, this sort of as starring on CBN’s “One more Everyday living,” making and generating “Property Improvement,” writing and creating for “The Cosby Show” and “A Different Globe”. He is most well-known for co-creating “Roseanne.” He is also labored on movies these as “Wild Hearts Cannot Be Damaged,” “Walker Payne,” and “Where by the Heart Is.”