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Listen: VU Theatre production inspired by Vanderbilt women bowlers

Oct. 2, 2019—"Bowling for Beginners," a new play based partly on experiences of the Vanderbilt women’s bowling team—which has won two national titles—opens Friday at Neely Auditorium.

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‘Sloppy Bonnie,’ ‘Vanderbinge’ at Neely Auditorium April 17-18

Apr. 5, 2019—Vanderbilt University Theatre and the Department of Cinema and Media Arts will present a two-night event at Neely Auditorium April 17-18.

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VU Theatre performs the Bard’s romantic comedy ‘Twelfth Night’

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.

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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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Love and changing gender roles explored in VU Theatre production

Feb. 14, 2018—'Orlando,' an adaptation of a novel by Virginia Woolf that explores love and changing gender roles, will be performed by Vanderbilt University Theatre Feb. 16–24 at Neely Auditorium.

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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 Inside: Mr. Commodore’s makeover

Aug. 30, 2017—When it comes to getting a stellar makeover, Mr. Commodore goes straight to Vanderbilt fashion design professor Alexandra Sargent-Capps.

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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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VUTheatre performs ‘Othello’ with street art twist

Sep. 30, 2016—The powerful Shakespearean drama 'Othello' launches VUTheatre's 2016–17 season with original music by Fred Coe artist-in-residence Paul Carrol Binkley.

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