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Gender and labor are central themes of VU Theatre spring production

Apr. 4, 2018—VU Theatre will close its 2017-18 season with "Mrs. Warren's Profession," a late Victorian-era play by George Bernard Shaw that remains very relevant on issues related to gender and labor.

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‘Lady Macbeth and Her Pal, Megan’ performed Feb. 28

Feb. 23, 2018—Comedian Megan Gogerty is having a midlife crisis. When a friend suggests that she - a sunny, nerdy, cornfed comic - can’t play Lady Macbeth, that tragic figure of darkness and power, Megan launches on a quest to prove otherwise, only to discover Lady M isn’t all that she’s cracked up to be.

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‘You Are My Sunshine’ at Neely Auditorium Feb. 27

Feb. 23, 2018—Terry Galloway spent years living in silence until technology, in the form of a cochlear implant, caught up with her. "You Are My Sunshine" is Terry's comic, sometimes moving, sometimes profane, exploration of what happened after she literally regained her senses.

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VU Theatre performs alumnus’ adaptation of absurdist comedy

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.

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VU Theatre opens new season with adventure tale staged as radio drama

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.

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A&S student featured in 2017 Shakespeare in the Park

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.

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VUTheatre’s ‘Vanderbilt Cabaret’ challenges gender expectations

Apr. 4, 2017—VUTheatre presents 'Vanderbilt Cabaret: Gender Play,' an original variety show inspired by early 20th-century European cabaret culture, April 13–15.

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VU Theatre performs absurdist comedy ‘GNIT’

Feb. 22, 2017—VU Theatre will perform "GNIT," an absurdist comedy partly based on Henrick Ibsen's "Peer Gynt," through Friday, Feb. 24, at Neely Auditorium.

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VU Theatre sets Molière comedy of manners in ‘It City’ Nashville

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.

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Tichi’s new play on Jack London to be unveiled at Neely Auditorium

Nov. 18, 2015—English professor Cecelia Tichi's passionate interest and research about Jack London has led to not only a book, but also a new play that actors will present in a Nov. 20 reading at Neely Auditorium.

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Contemporary Nashville the setting for Vanderbilt Theatre production

Nov. 3, 2015—Vanderbilt University Theatre will perform "City of Songs" Nov. 6-8 and 12-14. The original play, written by Brian Granger and the play's cast members, explores what it's like to live and work in Nashville during its current status as an "it" city.

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Vanderbilt Theatre to perform plays by Tennessee Williams

Mar. 31, 2015—Vanderbilt University Theatre presents five short plays by esteemed American playwright Tennessee Williams April 2-5 at Neely Auditorium.

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