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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Comedian in white shirt, black skirt and black boots sits next to comedian in black-and-white floral-patterned suit and yellow crocs holding soda bottle.

Comedians Patti Harrison, Sarah Sherman entertain as spring speakers for joint A&O, Sherman Ave. event

Nathan Ansell, Senior Staffer May 27, 2022

Comedians Sarah Sherman (Communication ’15) and Patti Harrison have faced all sorts of crowds before, but they succeeded at a particularly difficult task Wednesday night: eliciting laughs from an...

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Jewish Theatre Ensemble’s “Spring Awakening” production explores generational knowledge and sexuality, imagines a better world

Jamie Kim, Reporter May 26, 2022

Jewish Theatre Ensemble’s productions of “Spring Awakening” will take the Shanley Pavilion stage this Friday and Saturday. The show explores the consequences of an adult society that fails...

Four people are spaced out on a dark stage with purple lighting. They each stare off into the distance. Two faces are projected onto long vertical screens hanging in the back.

‘Water by the Spoonful’ tells Pulitzer Prize-winning story about addiction, family

Annie Xia, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor May 26, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of PTSD and addiction. The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts premieres a production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Water by...

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The Weekend Ahead: Campus performances to catch for Week 9

Audrey Hettleman, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 26, 2022

If you’re looking for weekend plans, here are some student performances you won’t want to miss. Lipstick Theatre: She Believed She Could, So She Did Norris University Center Wildcat Room Saturday...

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A&O Productions announces Orion Sun as Philfest headliner

Russell Leung, Assistant Campus Editor May 26, 2022

A&O Productions announced R&B and soul artist Orion Sun as the headliner for its annual Philfest on Thursday. Orion Sun, also known as Tiffany Majette, released her debut album “Hold Space...

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