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Vanderbilt students dive into U.K. theater world of ‘Harry Potter,’ Shakespeare

Jul. 25, 2019—Earlier this summer, a group of Vanderbilt students immersed themselves in the world of "Harry Potter" and the thriving performing arts scenes of London and beyond in a special Maymester theater class.

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Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday on Library Lawn

Apr. 11, 2018—The Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries and the Nashville Shakespeare Festival will hold the Bard's Birthday Bash—marking the 454th birthday of William Shakespeare—April 23 on Library Lawn.

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Distinguished Shakespeare scholar Ann Cook Calhoun dies

Aug. 18, 2017—Ann Cook Calhoun, an internationally renowned Shakespeare scholar and a powerful force for making the Bard's plays accessible to everyone, died Aug. 13 at the age of 82.

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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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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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Renowned theater group presents William Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’

Feb. 16, 2012—Actors From the London Stage will perform William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night Feb. 25 as part of a week-long residency in the Department of Theatre.

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