Nashville Shakespeare Festival
Nov. 26, 2019—Winter 2020 classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt include the history of Fort Negley, memoir writing, brain disorders and a Shakespeare production.
Jul. 26, 2019—Vanderbilt University's longtime community partnership with the Nashville Shakespeare Festival continues with its popular "Summer Shakespeare" shows.
Apr. 10, 2019—Travel back in time for an Elizabethan-style celebration of William Shakespeare’s 455th birthday on Library Lawn hosted by the Heard Libraries and Nashville Shakespeare Festival April 17.
Feb. 13, 2019—Vanderbilt University Theatre opens "Twelfth Night", a Shakespearean comedy with themes of love and loss, gender roles, double identities and more, Feb. 15 at Neely Auditorium.
Aug. 8, 2018—The Nashville Shakespeare Festival will perform "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" through Sept. 9 at Centennial Park, with significant support from Vanderbilt and other community partners.
Apr. 11, 2018—The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries and the Nashville Shakespeare Festival will hold the Bard's Birthday Bash—marking the 454th birthday of William Shakespeare—April 23 on Library Lawn.
Nov. 16, 2017—African American pioneers in sports and entertainment, media in a time of fake news, and climate change and human health are among the winter offerings of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.
Aug. 18, 2017—Ann Cook Calhoun, an internationally renowned Shakespeare scholar and a powerful force for making the Bard's plays accessible to everyone, died Aug. 13 at the age of 82.
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. 21, 2016—The diverse classes offered by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt for winter 2017 include a look behind the scenes of 'Romeo and Juliet,' Perry Wallace's inspiring story, and steel drum band.
Sep. 9, 2016—Denice Hicks will take the audience behind the scenes of Shakespeare in the Park when she lectures at the Williamson County Public Library Sept. 21 as part of "Vanderbilt at the Library."
Aug. 22, 2016—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are encouraged to come to Centennial Park Aug. 27, when a limited number of bench seats will be reserved for them to see "A Comedy of Errors."