Hanover Enrichment Series welcomes “The Office” cast members Brian Baumgartner and Oscar Nuñez
Explore the inner workings of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company during the Hanover Enrichment Series’ special presentation of “Working Late at ‘The Office’ with Brian Baumgartner and Oscar Nuñez.” The two award-winning cast members from the popular “mockumentary” will be featured guests for this unique glimpse into one of the most-viewed programs in modern television history.
“Working Late at ‘The Office’ with Brian Baumgartner and Oscar Nuñez” will be held on Hanover College’s campus, Thursday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in Collier Arena. The live event will include a moderated conversation and an opportunity for audience members to ask questions.
Baumgartner and Nuñez portrayed members of Dunder Mifflin’s accounting department. Baumgartner was cast as Kevin Malone. Nuñez played Oscar Martinez.
A thriving cultural phenomenon, “The Office” ranks among the most-streamed shows in the history of major subscription-video platforms. In 2020, Americans streamed more than 57 billion minutes of the program on Netflix. The series, named by “Rolling Stone” magazine as one of the 100 greatest television shows of all time, earned numerous awards, including a Peabody Award, two Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, a Golden Globe Award and four Emmy Awards.
“The Office” gained a loyal following – and continues to attract new generations of viewers – with it’s unique-yet-relatable depiction of the everyday work lives of office employees at the fictitious paper company. All 201 episodes, which originally aired on NBC from 2005-13, are now exclusively available on NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service.
Baumgartner received many honors for his role as Kevin, including an Emmy Award and two SAG Awards. He currently voices Walter on Netflix’s animated show “Trash Truck” and his television credits also include regular appearances on Amazon’s “Hand of God,” Turner Network Television’s “Good Behavior” and DreamWorks Animation’s reboot of “Mr. Peabody and Sherman.” In 2020, he starred in the feature films “My Boyfriend’s Meds” and “Electric Jesus.” Last year, he was featured in Paramount’s animated film “Rumble.”
A New York Times best-selling author, Baumgartner published “Welcome to Dunder Mifflin: The Ultimate Oral History of ‘The Office’” last fall. He earned a Webby Award in 2020 as producer and host of the Spotify-exclusive podcast “An Oral History of the Office.” He currently serves as host and executive producer his new podcast, “Off the Beat with Brian Baumgartner,” on iHeart Radio.
Nuñez earned multiple awards for his portrayal of Oscar on “The Office,” including an Emmy Award, two SAG Awards, an American Latino Media Arts Award, TV Land Award and an Impact Award from the National Hispanic Media Coalition. He was also nominated for an Imagen Award for his work in the Netflix situational comedy “Mr. Iglesias.”
Nuñez co-created and starred in his own Comedy Central series “Halfway Home,” and was a series regular on the USA Network legal comedy “Benched” and the Turner Broadcasting Station (TBS) science-fiction comedy “People of Earth.” He has guest-starred on numerous television shows, including “The Goldbergs,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” among many others. His film credits include such movies as “The Italian Job,” “The Proposal,” “The 33” and “Baywatch.”
Nuñez can soon be seen in Disney’s upcoming “Enchanted” sequel “Disenchanted” and the Paramount feature “The Lost City.” Both films are scheduled to be released this year.
General admission tickets are now available online. Seats cost just $25 each for adults. Tickets for students of any age and school are free with ID (shown upon entry).
Note: Face-coverings are required in all Hanover College buildings.