NEWS & EVENTS
The Department of Theatre has many events happening year-round, including mainstage productions, student-led productions, dance concerts, cabarets, and improv shows. Please click the links to the left to learn more about our current season, previous seasons, and high school musical theatre awards program. You can also scroll below to see Lipscomb Theatre's name in the news.
Theatre in the News
Rising freshman and Lipscomb Academy grad Hatty King takes home top honor at 2017 Spotlight Awards
On May 13, Hatty King, a Lipscomb Academy grad and rising Lipscomb University freshman, took home “Best Actress,” the top honor at the 2017 Spotlight Awards, a city wide high school musical award ceremony presented by Lipscomb University and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.
Lipscomb premieres Drama Major sitcom at the 2017 Nashville Film Festival
Nearly 18 months ago, Steve Taylor, Lipscomb’s filmmaker-in-residence, wrote and directed Drama Major, a sitcom pilot set in a small town college theater department, that featured Lipscomb students, alumni, professors and friends. This weekend, Lipscomb’s George Shinn College of Entertainment & the Arts premiered the sitcom as part of the 2017 Nashville Film Festival.
Summer Experience 2017 offers students unique summer camp opportunities
From Tuesday, May 30 to Friday, August 4, Lipscomb academy and university will offer a wide-variety of summer for students Pre-K through 12th grade with its Summer Experience 2017.
Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Lipscomb present Richard II through April 23
This spring, Lipscomb University and the Nashville Shakespeare Festival have partnered to present Richard II, one of Shakespeare’s little-performed historical plays, April 13-22 at 7:30 p.m. and April 23 at 2:30 p.m. in Shamblin Theatre.
Resurrection Week 2017 focuses on abundant life found in Christ
Lipscomb University invites the community to participate in Resurrection Week, a series of on-campus events to commemorate the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, April 10-16.
Stage, screen stars Miles and Erica Aubrey to lead workshops, host Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards May 13
Miles and Erica Aubrey, a Nashville-based couple with a broad range of Broadway, TV, film, and music credits, will lead a full day of performance workshops and serve as celebrity co-hosts for the Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards, or “Spotlight Awards,” presented in partnership between the nonprofit Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) and Lipscomb University on May 13.
Lipscomb celebrates its diverse community with WOW Week, March 27-31
Each year, in an effort to embrace each individual that makes the Lipscomb University so special, the Office of Intercultural Development provides opportunities for students to learn about and engage in different cultures through the university’s annual Welcome to Our World (WOW) week, March 27-31.
Lipscomb’s Foundation Dance Theatre presents Elevate March 8-10
Lipscomb University’s Foundation Dance Theatre is shaking up theater season with its annual spring dance concert, Elevate, March 8-10 in Shamblin Theatre.
5 Minute Film Festival gives Lipscomb students chance to win up to $3,000 in cash and prizes
The 5 Minute Film Festival is Lipscomb's premier film event and is open to any Lipscomb student.
Peter and the Starcatcher opens Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Lipscomb Theatre is debuting its first show of the spring semester, Peter and the Starcatcher, Feb. 17 in Lipscomb’s Shamblin Theatre. The show will run Feb. 17-18 and Feb. 24-25 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 19 and 26 at 2:30 p.m.