The Glass Menagerie kicked off great 2010-11 theater season

By Janel Shoun on 9/27/2010

   
   

 

The Lipscomb Theatre 2010-11 season:

Join us for another wonderful theater season at Lipscomb University, appropriately named “An Era Exploding”.  With the success of the university's first professional production of John Patrick Shanley’s Doubt this summer, rapid department growth to 50 majors and minors, the hiring of a new full-time design faculty member, renovations taking place in the University Theatre, and newly formed connections with the professional theater scene in Nashville including the new artists-in-reisdence The Blackbird Theater, there are many great things happening in the Lipscomb Theatre Department.

Ragtime
Chronicles of Narnia
Period Styles
Arcadia by Blackbird Theater

 

The Glass Menagerie

The Lipscomb University Department of Theatre presented Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie Sept. 24-26 and Oct. 1-3 in Lipscomb’s Shamblin Theatre.

The Glass Menagerie was directed by Beki Baker, education director at the Nashville Shakespeare Festival and an adjunct professor with Lipscomb’s theatre department. Baker most recently served as assistant director for the current production of Love’s Labor’s Lost for Shakespeare in the Park and portrayed Sister James in the Lipscomb production of Doubt: A Parable this past June.

 


Ragtime
Book by Terrence McNally
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Music by Stephen Flaherty

Ragtime is not only a powerful portrait of life in turn-of-the-century America, but a relevant tale for today. The musical intertwines the stories of three extraordinary families, as they confront history's timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair, and what it means to live in America.
 
Directed By: Mike Fernandez
Where:  Collins Alumni Auditorium
When:  Nov. 11-14, 2010
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Prices: $15 Individual
$10 Faculty/Staff
$5 Students
 
 
Chronicles of Narnia:
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
By C.S. Lewis 
 
Come celebrate the Easter weekend with C.S. Lewis' classic allegorical tale of the resurrection story, set in the land of Narnia.  This dramatization faithfully recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four children who inadvertenly wander from an old wardrobe into the exciting, never-to-be-forgotten Narnia.  The intense action features chases, duels, and escapes as the witch is determined to keep Narnia in her possession and to end the reign of Aslan.  This story of love, faith, courage and giving, with its triumph of good over evil, is a true celebration of life.
 
Directed By: Deb Holloway
Where: Collins Alumni Auditorium
When:  April 21-23, 2011
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Prices: $15 Individual
$10 Faculty/Staff
$5 Students
 
 
Period Styles!
Student Showcase
 
Come watch our advanced acting, directing and design students as they perform scenes from the forefathers of Modern Realism.
 
Directed by: Advanced Directing Students
Where: University Theatre
When: May 2-3, 2011
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Price: Pay what you can!
 
 
Blackbird Theater 2010-11 season
 
Arcadia
by Tom Stoppard
 
When:  Feb. 24- March 6
Where:  Shamblin Theatre
 
To see more about Blackbird Theater Company visit their website at http://blackbirdnashville.com/.