The Weekend Ahead: Campus performances to catch for Week 5


Illustration by Gemma DeCetra

Keep these performances in mind for Week 5.

Ashton Goren and Kara Peeler

If you’re looking for weekend plans, here are some performances on Northwestern’s campus you won’t want to miss.

Performance Hour by Sophie Schaeffer: Be Sweet

Annie May Swift Hall, Krause Studio

Friday 9 p.m.


This event is presented by the Department of Performance Studies as a part of its Performance Hour Series. 

Imagine U: Me…Jane: The Dreams and Adventures of Young Jane Goodall 

Josephine Louis Theater

Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.

$15 for non-students, $6 advance for NU students, $10 at door for NU students

Based on Patrick McDonnell’s book about Jane Goodall, this musical tells a kid-friendly story about the activist’s early life.

Jewish Theatre Ensemble: I and You 

Shanley Pavilion 

Friday 7 and 10 p.m., Saturday 2 and 7 p.m.

Pay what you can 

This play explores themes of human connection through the story of a chronically ill student and her classmate who work on a school project about poetry. All proceeds will be donated to the Indigenous Women Rising Abortion Fund. 

A&O Productions: Blowout 

Welsh-Ryan Arena

Saturday 8 p.m.

Free tickets for NU students. The event is sold out, but students can sign up for a potential ticket swap through the Norris Box Office.

For its annual concert, A&O is presenting indie pop band MICHELLE as an opener, followed by headliner Aminé. 

Hindu YUVA at NU: Wildcat Diwali Ramleela: The Story of Ram 

Cahn Auditorium 

Sunday 6 p.m.

Free for students, $11 for non-students 

To celebrate Diwali on Monday, this musical retells the ancient epic Ramayana with Indian classical music and dance. 

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