Department of Theatre
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.
Mar. 22, 2012—The Vanderbilt University Department of Theatre will present David Ives’ adaptation of The Liar beginning at 8 p.m. April 6 at Neely Auditorium.
Feb. 16, 2012—Actors From the London Stage will perform William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night Feb. 25 as part of a week-long residency in the Department of Theatre.
Feb. 7, 2012—Although written in the 1930s, Lillian Hellman’s play, The Children’s Hour, still resonates today. She skillfully illustrates the personal tragedy that follows when a schoolgirl tells lies about her teachers. Although the young girl is definitely to blame for the mayhem that occurs, Hellman also clearly attacks the self-righteous few who so easily accept unfounded libel.
Feb. 1, 2011—The 18th-century farce The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni premieres at Neely Auditorium at Vanderbilt University on Feb. 18. The central character, the servant, is constantly hungry. When an opportunity arises to double his meals by entering the service of a second master, he leaps at the chance. One of his “masters”...