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Vanderbilt Baseball Game by William Caldwell and Jake Eder

On Saturday, March 23, William Caldwell and Jake Eder attended a Vanderbilt Baseball game where the Commodores took on the Florida Gators. At the time of the game, the Commodores were ranked #9 in the country and the Gators were #14, so it made for what people thought was going to be a close game….

Posted by on April 7, 2019 in 1010 blog posts

BOWLING FOR BEGINNERS by Trent Hill & Sarah Traynor

Introduction: Bowling for Beginners by Diana Grisanti was an ethnographic performance by members of Vanderbilt University Theater. The production took place in Neely Auditorium on February 27. The audience consisted of mostly Vanderbilt students and a few theater professors visiting from other institutions. The reading follows the Vanderbilt University women’s bowling team in the wake…

Posted by on March 18, 2019 in 1010 blog posts, Analysis Essay, Blog posts

Joel Diggs (Booth) and Eddie George (Lincoln) perform in “Topdog/Underdog” on February 15th, 2019.

TOPDOG/UNDERDOG by Christopher Lei, Jake Silver, and Joseph Toye

Suzan-Lori Parks wrote the play Topdog/Underdog; it was performed from February 9th to February 24th at Johnson Theater at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville, Tennessee. On the night of February 15th, the audience was composed of local Nashville theater enthusiasts and a handful of Vanderbilt theater students. Topdog/Underdog delineates the story of two…

Posted by on March 10, 2019 in 1010 blog posts, Analysis Essay, Blog posts, News, Production Review

Vanderbilt Off-Broadway performs "Pippin" in Ingram Hall on January 17, 2018. Photo by Madison Lindeman.

PIPPIN by Madison Lindeman, Lily Jaremski, and Hassatou Diallo

Pippin, with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson, was Vanderbilt Off-Broadway’s 2019 mainstage production, performed January 17-19 in Ingram Hall. Pippin tells the story of a young man considering suicide as he searches for meaning and fulfillment. He is joined in his quest by a troupe of players…

Posted by on February 4, 2019 in 1010 blog posts, Analysis Essay, Blog posts, Production Review, ,


THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG by Annabelle Clarke, Julia Culp, Foster Swartz

On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018, Vanderbilt junior Julia Culp and sophomores Annabelle Clarke and Foster Swartz saw The Play That Goes Wrong at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center. On Friday, October 12th, they made their way to Centennial Park and gather around a shaded picnic table to discuss their thoughts on the production. Annabelle Clarke…

Posted by on October 16, 2018 in 1010 blog posts


A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM with Sarah Byun, Steve Park, and Louis Schatzki

Since 1988, Centennial Park has hosted the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, a free Shakespeare-in-The-Park style performance. The success of the program led to the establishment of both summer and winter shows in 2008. Besides performing Shakespeare’s works, the organization prides itself on educational opportunities. They run a program called Continuing Legal Education which approaches his works…

Posted by on September 26, 2018 in 1010 blog posts, ,

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OUT OF SILENCE by Serena Ainslie, Shanley Huckabee, Chase Riley, and Alexa Levitt

  On Tuesday February 20th, 2018, The One in Three Campaign put on Out of Silence in Neely Auditorium in front of various Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff. The performance was a series of readings and short plays about individual’s experience with abortions. It was put on by Vanderbilt students and other members of the…

Posted by on March 2, 2018 in 1010 blog posts,


ORLANDO by Mar Battistella, Cindy Choi, and Jared Pickney

Vanderbilt University Theatre produced an adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, showing on February 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, and 24 in Neely Auditorium on Vanderbilt Campus. Sarah Ruhl wrote the play adaptation based on Woolf’s novel of the same name. The audiences included students, professors, and the general population. The following dialogue took place the…

Posted by on March 1, 2018 in 1010 blog posts, ,

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Harambee by Jonah Buchanan, Julie Conrad, Josh Smith, and Jamauri Wakefield

Harambee was produced by the African Student Union on February 10th from 7-10pm in Langford Auditorium on Vanderbilt’s campus. The audience ranged from proud parents of performers to interested Vanderbilt students. This collaborative criticism dialogue occured in upstairs Rand Hall, and included Jonah Buchanan, Julie Conrad, Josh Smith, and Jamauri Wakefield. Jonah Buchanan is a…

Posted by on February 21, 2018 in 1010 blog posts, Blog posts, ,


THE WINTER’S TALE by Abby Anspach, Isabelle Mann, and Shellyn Qi

Three Vanderbilt students, Shellyn, Abby, and Isabelle, went to watch The Winter’s Tale, directed by Santiago Sosa. This interpretation of Shakespeare’s fanciful story was set in a fairytale world inspired by the diverse South American cultures during the Gran Colombia era, and it featured live music. It was produced by The Nashville Shakespeare Festival, which…

Posted by on October 18, 2017 in 1010 blog posts, Blog posts

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