Current Season 2016-17

Lipscomb Theatre wants to do more than simply provide quality entertainment for our community. Our core mission is to provide quality training to aspiring artists in a Christ-centered environment. We believe that Christians should play a pivotal role in shaping artistic culture. In order to do this, we must “gird them up with the armor of God.” Cultivating and nurturing their relationship with God is the first step. Quality training is the essential next step. This is where your gifts become most important to our work.

Season Tickets

Season Tickets

With three subscriptions available—Sampler, Aficionado and Education & Alumni (available especially for Lipscomb Employees and Alumni)—you're sure to find you something to enjoy these productions all year long. Choose Season Tickets below to get started. For Education & Alumni ticketing, contact the Box Office at 615.966.7077.

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39 Steps

The 39 Steps

Alfred Hitchcock’s classic spy thriller, The 39 Steps, brilliantly and hilariously recreated for the stage. Follow the incredible adventures of our handsome hero Richard Hannay, complete with stiff-upper-lip, British gung-ho and pencil moustache as he encounters dastardly murders, double-crossing secret agents, and, of course, devastatingly beautiful women. This wonderfully inventive and gripping comedy thriller features six fearless actors, playing 139 roles in 100 minutes of fast-paced fun and thrilling action. Flatt Amphitheater, 7:30pm. Rated PG

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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Be our guest for the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. Collins Alumni Auditorium, 10/27-29, 11/4-5, 7:30pm; 10/30 and 11/6, 2:30pm; 11/3, 9:30am (school matinee).

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Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher is the most hilarious-filled evening of madcap fun! In this 5 time Tony Award winning play, a dozen brilliant actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters using their enormous talent, ingenious stagecraft, and the limitless possibilities of imagination. This swashbuckling grownup prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight. Shamblin Theatre. Rated PG

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Elevate, A Dance Concert

Elevate, A Dance Concert

Lipscomb Theatre’s resident dance company, Foundation Dance Theatre, in conjunction with invited professional dancers and theatre dance course present an exciting performance featuring all styles of dance including jazz, ballet, tap, theatre, modern and more. FDT company members include Lipscomb University students with a strong dance background and a passion for telling stories through movement. Rated G. Location: Shamblin Theatre

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Richard II

Richard II

William Shakespeare’s Richard II will be presented in partnership with the Nashville Shakespeare Festival. This all-female cast will bring to life the famous history play that tells the very relevant tale of heads of state falling from power. This play begins England’s struggle for succession, known as The War of the Roses, and the story on which the popular books and series Game of Thrones is based. "For God's sake, let us sit upon the ground and tell sad stories of the death of kings.” Shamblin Theatre. Rated PG-13. 

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