Sep. 5, 2019—"A Short History of Anger," centering on the devastating and lasting impact of state-sponsored ethnic cleansing and forced migration, will be performed Sept. 14 at the Blair School of Music.
Jul. 26, 2019—Vanderbilt University's longtime community partnership with the Nashville Shakespeare Festival continues with its popular "Summer Shakespeare" shows.
Apr. 5, 2019—Vanderbilt University Theatre and the Department of Cinema and Media Arts will present a two-night event at Neely Auditorium April 17-18.
Oct. 24, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced a dynamic and multifaceted plan to advance the arts and humanities both within and beyond Vanderbilt.
Oct. 16, 2018—Mona Frederick, who has played a leading role at the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities since its founding, has announced that she will retire in June 2019.
Oct. 4, 2018—Expanding trans-institutional collaborations and strengthening support for student research were among ideas voiced at a Chancellor’s Town Hall on the impact of the arts on campus and in society.
Oct. 3, 2018—VU Theatre will open its new season Friday with "The Language Archive," a thought-provoking comedy produced in collaboration with the Center for Second Language Studies.
Sep. 27, 2018—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos will host a town hall Oct. 3 to discuss the importance of the arts, music and theatre on campus and the potential for new collaborations among these disciplines.
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.
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.
May. 13, 2016—Nashville’s growing pains expressed through the arts This spring Vanderbilt’s Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy and Vanderbilt University Theatre both used the arts to explore how Nashville’s recent growing pains are affecting local residents. Vanderbilt’s Department of Theatre, in partnership with Sojourn Theatre and the Center for Performance and Civic Practice, challenged...