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
College of Entertainment & the Arts named No. 2 in country for its visual arts program
College of Entertainment & the Arts has been ranked No. 2 in the nation for its visual arts programs in the “Top 10 Christian College Visual Arts Programs 2017” ranking recently released by Christian Universities Online.
Lipscomb Theatre presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and more as part of 2016-17 season
Lipscomb Theatre recently announced its 2016-17-theater season, and this year there’s something for everyone. From romance and mystery to comedy and family-friendly, Lipscomb Theatre aims to provide entertainment, as well as education and enrichment to audience members of any age.
Something Rotten! writer is new CEA artist-in-residence
Beginning this fall, Wayne Kirkpatrick, a Grammy-Award-winning songwriter and playwright for the show, will join Lipscomb’s College of Entertainment & the Arts as its newest artist-in-residence for the Department of Theatre and the contemporary music program.
Business, fashion students take learning to ‘Birthplace of the Renaissance’
A trip to Florence, Italy, brought international business and the fashion industry to life for a group of Lipscomb students this summer.
Graduate film studies one of few in nation to include trip to Cannes Film Festival in curriculum
A delegation of 13 Lipscomb graduate film students along with faculty Steve Taylor and Dave DeBorde travelled to Cannes, France, May 11-22 to learn about the business of the film industry.
5 Minute Film Festival student features short films and chance to submit one film in the prestigious Nashville Film Festival
For its third year, Lipscomb University’s College of Entertainment & the Arts, Department of Cinematic Arts, Department of Communication and Journalism in association with HumanDocs held its 5 Minute Film Festival, the university’s premier film event, on Friday, April 8, in Shamblin Theatre.
You're A Good Man Charlie Brown opens today in Lipscomb's Collins Alumni Auditorium
Lipscomb Theatre presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, April 8-16, in Collins Alumni Auditorium, based on the comic strip “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz.
Halston exhibit featured in Lipscomb University’s Hutcheson Gallery, March 11-26
Lipscomb University’s Department of Fashion & Design, in conjunction with the College of Business, Raymond B. Jones College of Engineering, Department of Theatre and the Beaman Library, presents an exhibit by American fashion designer, Halston, March 11-26, in the John C. Hutcheson Gallery located in the James D. Hughes Center.
Theater is a family affair for Lipscomb's Kari Smith
Kari Smith (’00), adjunct faculty for Lipscomb University’s Department of Theatre, is the daughter of Jim (’75) and Karen (Wagner) Himelrick (’76), co-founders of Brentwood’s Towne Centre Theatre, and has had several opportunities to perform with her family throughout the years.
The Crucible opens at 7 p.m. tonight in Lipscomb's Shamblin Theatre
Lipscomb University’s Department of Theatre, in conjunction with The Blackbird Theatre, presents Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, an intense and edgy drama, Feb. 19-28 at 7 p.m.