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Former Northwestern professor premiers staged reading of Syrian war drama

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

April 6, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Theater

After reading a New Yorker article about the conditions in a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, former Communication Prof. Mia McCullough knew she wanted to write a story that captured their personal experiences. Her play, “Wisdom...

‘Crime and Punishment’ reinvents classic novel into fast-paced psychodrama

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

March 2, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Literature, Theater

Three actors will perform the classic novel "Crime and Punishment" as a fast-paced psychological drama that explores the implications of murder, the justice system and the need for redemption. The play, directed by second-year...

‘Black Lives Black Words’ festival debuts on the university level at Northwestern

Hayley Krolik, Reporter

February 26, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Students, Theater

A 10-minute play festival called “Black Lives, Black Words” will analyze the question, “Do black lives matter today?” through Northwestern student work on Monday. The event will be held at 8 p.m. in the Virginia Wadsworth...