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The Monthly: November Edition

The Monthly: November Edition

October 30, 2019

In this edition of The Monthly: Northwestern alumnus Bruce McCoy (Communication '92) discusses his transition from RuPaul fan to member of the Drag Race empire. Further reads: Dive in with reporter Joshua Irvine as he interviews NU alumna Kathryn Hahn (Communication '95) about taking the lead in HBO's...

“Panopticon” immersive dance show to feature futuristic critique of conformity

“Panopticon” immersive dance show to feature futuristic critique of conformity

Jennifer Zhan, Reporter

October 30, 2019

Are you ready to abandon your “savage land” and step into a world of true progress? That’s the question dancers will pose at the start of "Panopticon,” an immersive show following two lovers in a futuristic society under constant surveillance. The invitation to join the performers is literal...

“Fun Home” brings a queer narrative to Northwestern’s campus

“Fun Home” brings a queer narrative to Northwestern’s campus

Wilson Chapman, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2019

When Communication Prof. Roger Ellis first saw “Fun Home” on Broadway in 2014, he was “blown away.” As a member of the LGBTQ+ community involved in musical theater, Ellis found that the genre often shies away from queer themes, but “Fun Home” embraces them head-on. “The musical is an...

Imagine U brings ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ to life

Imagine U brings ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ to life

Jacob Fulton, Reporter

October 30, 2019

The world of the Hundred Acre Wood is leaping off storybook pages and out of television screens to come to life on the Northwestern stage. Presented by Imagine U, “Winnie-the-Pooh” opens this Friday at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts, with weekend showings through...

Evanston comedian talks fatherhood, self-doubt in latest one-person show

Evanston comedian talks fatherhood, self-doubt in latest one-person show

Jennifer Zhan, Reporter

October 30, 2019

The same year that his own father died, comedian and improvisation teacher Jimmy Carrane became a dad himself. His latest one-person show, “World’s Greatest Dad(?),” examines fatherhood and how it’s helped him come to terms with the bitterness he felt when many people he had done improv wit...