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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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Class of 2016: Connor D. Henderson advocates for human rights and the arts

May. 4, 2016—In his four years at Vanderbilt, Connor D. Henderson has become a strong advocate for expanded campus space and resources for student productions. Some of his favorite memories are of cultural showcases by the Vanderbilt performing arts community filled with music, dance and food.

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Original works by VU Theatre students to be performed April 21-23

Apr. 19, 2016—Vanderbilt University Theatre students will perform three original shows including an honors project by award-winning playwright Nick Mecikalski April 21-23 at Neely Auditorium.

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Vanderbilt Theatre engages audience to end Nashville poverty

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.

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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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Classical stories come to life in VUT production ‘Metamorphoses’

Sep. 30, 2015—"Metamorphoses," an adaptation of Greek stories whose production features a large pool of water on the Neely Auditorium stage, will lead off the 2015-16 Vanderbilt University Theatre season.

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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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