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, 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.
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.
Apr. 4, 2017—VUTheatre presents 'Vanderbilt Cabaret: Gender Play,' an original variety show inspired by early 20th-century European cabaret culture, April 13–15.
Nov. 3, 2016—VUTheatre, in partnership with the Holocaust Lecture Series,will perform the emotional drama "A Shayna Maidel" for two weekends, Nov. 4 - 12, at Neely Auditorium.
Apr. 29, 2016—Leah Lowe will discuss "Immersive Theatre and the Audience of the Future" when she speaks May 4 as part of the Thinking Out of the (Lunch) Box: Conversations with a Philosophical Flair series at the Nashville Public Library.
Feb. 5, 2016—Vanderbilt Theatre invites the community to explore the impact of poverty and help shape a solution when it performs "How to End Poverty" Feb. 24-28 in 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.
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...
Feb. 7, 2012—Although written in the 1930s, Lillian Hellman’s play, The Children’s Hour, still resonates today. She skillfully illustrates the personal tragedy that follows when a schoolgirl tells lies about her teachers. Although the young girl is definitely to blame for the mayhem that occurs, Hellman also clearly attacks the self-righteous few who so easily accept unfounded libel.
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...