NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Choice seating is still available for the Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts' presentation of Julian Sands in "A Celebration of Harold Pinter" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, in W.M. Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus.

The show opens the 2016-17 season of the College of Fine Arts' University Series. Sands is well known to audiences from more than 100 film and television appearances. His performance of the works of Nobel Prize-winning playwright and poet Pinter was nominated for a 2013 Drama Desk Award. The performance contains mature language.

Prior to the performance, Slade Billew, assistant professor of theatre, will present an informative talk about Pinter at 7 p.m. in Griffith Gallery. The gallery is located across the hall from Turner Auditorium, which is located in the Griffith Fine Arts Building, 2222 Alumni Drive. The audience is invited back to the gallery for a post-performance reception to meet the performer and to honor the event's corporate sponsor, Commercial Bank of Texas.

For tickets or more information on the University Series, visit, stop by the Box Office in Room 211 of the Griffith Fine Arts Building, or call (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS.