Nashville Shakespeare Festival Archives
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.
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."
Dec. 14, 2015—Learn how to play the steel drums, watch a performance of "King Lear," and much more during the Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning winter classes, open to all adults 50 and older.
Jan. 30, 2014—Stronger Arts/Stronger Cities, a yearlong series hosted by Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt, will continue Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. with Nashville Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Denice Hicks.
Aug. 9, 2013—Barnes & Noble at Vanderbilt has partnered with the Nashville Shakespeare Festival to provide story times, live performances and much more this fall.
Aug. 22, 2012—Steven Fiske, a vocal performance major at Blair School of Music and a Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholar, plays one of the principal supporting characters in Much Ado About Nothing, the Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s 2012 summer production at Centennial Park. Fiske, of Franklin, Tenn., was selected for the role of Claudio, whom he describes as “a young...