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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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Vanderbilt Theatre to perform ‘The Beaux’ Stratagem’

Feb. 11, 2015—"The Beaux' Stratagem," a romantic comedy of manners originally written in 1707 by British playwright George Farquhar, will be performed by Vanderbilt University Theatre the weekends of Feb. 13 and 20.

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Vanderbilt Theatre performs Shakespearean comedy with a twist

Sep. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt Theatre opens William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," directed by Terryl Hallquist, Sept. 26 in Neely Auditorium.

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Zeppos to graduates: Consider ‘the value of opening doors of opportunity’

May. 9, 2014—Vanderbilt graduating seniors got some parting advice from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos on a rainy Friday as they prepared to get their degrees.

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Construction projects will transform campus this summer

Jun. 6, 2012—Noticed an increase of construction workers and equipment in your area? Seen signs that read “Construction Zone” as you make your way across campus? With many students and faculty away, summer is an ideal time to make headway on major construction projects that will improve and transform Vanderbilt’s campus. Some projects, like College Halls at...

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‘The Children’s Hour’ production continues through Feb. 24

Feb. 16, 2012—The Children’s Hour, Lillian Hellman’s scathing indictment of a community that blindly accepts the lies and accusations of a young school girl, premieres at 8 p.m. Feb. 17 at Vanderbilt University’s Neely Auditorium. “Although written in the 1930s, Hellman’s play still resonates today,” said Jon W. Hallquist, associate professor of theatre, who will direct the...

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Butterflies Are Free premieres November 5 at Vanderbilt

Oct. 25, 2010—Warm, coming-of-age story set in the late 1960s will leave audiences glowing with laughter and love Butterflies Are Free by Leonard Gershe premieres at Neely Auditorium at Vanderbilt University on Nov. 5. In this Tony Award-winning comedy, a young blind man and the free-spirited girl-next-door discover the values of self-reliance and dependence. The play centers...

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