Department of Theatre
Nov. 1, 2017—VU Theatre performs a modern adaptation of the 1920s Italian comedy "Six Characters in Search of an Author"—with five students playing slightly tweaked versions of themselves—Nov. 3-11.
Sep. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt University Theatre will perform "Kid Simple: A Radio Drama in the Flesh," an imaginative play that uses sound effects to help tell the story, for two weekends starting Sept. 29.
Aug. 8, 2017—Miranda Pepin, an Arts and Science rising senior, performs two roles in the Nashville Shakespeare Festival's double feature, "The Winter's Tale" and "Antony and Cleopatra," at Centennial Park.
Nov. 3, 2016—VUTheatre, in partnership with the Holocaust Lecture Series,will perform the emotional drama "A Shayna Maidel" for two weekends, Nov. 4 - 12, at Neely Auditorium.
Sep. 9, 2016—'The House That Jack Built," a play by Cecilia Tichi, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English, will be produced at the 6th Street Playhouse in Santa Rosa, California, Sept. 9-25.
Sep. 6, 2016—'The Patron Saint of Losing Sleep,' a play written by Diana Grisanti and directed by Associate Professor Leah Lowe, will open Sept. 9 in the Actors Bridge Studio.
Apr. 4, 2016—Nashville's increasingly popular country music scene is the backdrop for VU Theatre's April 7-10 production of "The Misanthrope," a comedy of manners written by the renowned French playwright Molière.
Nov. 23, 2015—Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.
May. 22, 2015—A Vanderbilt theatre professor will discuss how people throughout time have used particular clothing brands as status symbols June 12.
Mar. 31, 2015—Vanderbilt University Theatre presents five short plays by esteemed American playwright Tennessee Williams April 2-5 at Neely Auditorium.
Mar. 5, 2014—A diverse group of artists, students and others will create a forest that is part visual art and part live theater performance at Vanderbilt’s Neely Auditorium March 28 and 29.
Oct. 21, 2013—Aquila Theatre Company will present Fahrenheit 451, a stage production of Ray Bradbury’s classic dystopian tale, at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, in Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium as part of the Great Performances at Vanderbilt series.