NEWS & EVENTS
The Department of Theatre presents five to six main stage productions ever year, as well as several smaller performances by directing/acting students, dance classes, and our student-run improvisation team. To learn more about our activities, check out “Theatre in the News” below.
If you would like to read about our current season or purchase tickets, see the “Current Season” button. You may also find information about General Auditions and season tickets there as well.
Find photos from our past few seasons at “Previous Seasons” button.
To discover more about our exciting High School Musical Theatre Awards event that happens every May, please select the corresponding button. We would love to have your school participate in this exciting event!
Theatre in the News
Families invited to weekend of fun and fellowship, Oct. 2-4
Family is a priority not forgotten at Lipscomb University. That is why every year the university holds a special Family Weekend dedicated to giving students’ families a taste of college life at Lipscomb, as well as the chance to join in on the fun and get to know the faculty and administrators influencing their children’s lives. BBQ, music, cowboys and pancakes are just a few of the ingredients that make up the event-packed Family Weekend, Oct. 2-4.
HumanDocs Film Series kicks off with "Welcome to Leith," Wednesday, Sept. 23
Lipscomb University’s annual HumanDocs Film Series kicks off the 2015-16 season with the social documentary “Welcome to Leith,” screening at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Shamblin Theatre. The film is free and open to the public.
Lipscomb Theatre kicks off its new season Friday with ‘The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr’
Lipscomb University will kick off its 2015-16 theater season with London’s longest-running comedy, “The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr,” beginning this Friday, Sept. 18.
Lipscomb Theatre announces an exciting line up of productions for this year
The Lipscomb University Department of Theatre announces its 2015-16 theater season as it prepares for the first production to kick off at the end of this month. With partnerships through Lipscomb’s Foundation Dance Theatre and Blackbird Theater Company, there is another exciting year ahead for Lipscomb Theatre and community members alike.
Lipscomb University hosts the Justice Film Festival Sept. 11-12
The Lipscomb University College of Entertainment & the Arts, along with Nashville-based marketing agency Different Drummer and Lipscomb’s HumanDocs series, present the Justice Film Festival, a two-day film festival that will bring short and feature films devoted to the inspiring stories of vulnerable and oppressed people worldwide to campus, Sept. 11-12.
Nashville voters have new resource to help make last-minute decisions
With the Aug. 6 election looming just hours away, voters have a new resource to help them evaluate candidates running for mayor of Metro Nashville Davidson County thanks to a student project for the College of Professional Studies.
Alumni duo sees dream come to life with Blackbird's 'Myth'
Alumni Greg Greene and Wes Driver's Blackbird Theater brings dream to life with the debut of “Myth” July 17.
Fashion department grows with new equipment, structure
The creation of the College of Entertainment & the Arts has opened doors to expand the fashion merchandising program.
Theater department honors local high school musicals
Melinda Doolittle hosts second High School Musical Awards, hosted by Lipscomb theater department.
Film program hosts Five-Minute Film Festival on Friday
Lipscomb hosts the second Five-Minute Film Festival, featuring narrative and documentary student films.