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

The Daily Northwestern

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Four musicians sit in a dark orchestra pit with stand lights. A conductor lifts their hands.

Behind the scenes with student designers, directors running The Dolphin Show’s ‘Matilda the Musical’

January 24, 2023

If you have the chance to see The Dolphin Show’s production of “Matilda the Musical” this month, take a moment between the high-energy musical numbers and quirky, inspiring story to look up. You’ll...

A group of students wearing uniforms dance on stage.

Mischievous maggots and lessons of loudness: The Dolphin Show’s ‘Matilda the Musical’ brings out the inner child in all of us

January 24, 2023

Aerial silks, fantastical stories and an enormous chocolate cake deliver a message of wonder and resilience in The Dolphin Show’s production of “Matilda the Musical”. Based on Roald Dahl’s novel...

A group of singers performing on stage.

Vibrant Colors Collective trailblazes with inaugural winter cabaret Pa’ Lante

January 17, 2023

In a packed Shanley Pavilion, Vibrant Colors Collective finished its three-show run of Pa’ Lante on Saturday to roaring applause. VC2, Northwestern’s only multicultural student theatre board, debuted...

A white woman dressed in a white tutu and tights with a white wig dances with a Black man dressed in a red soldier costume. The word “missing” is written in gold capital lettering along their left leg. Around them hang orange silks and a black and gold patterned background.

“It matters how you go:” Integrity, tenacity and determination as told by “The Steadfast Tin Soldier”

January 10, 2023

Warning: This review contains spoilers. Familiar characters fill a stage done up in Christmas trimmings: a toy soldier, a ballerina, elves and a boisterous young boy. A nursemaid attempts to maintain...

Two of the actors in the musical kiss on stage.

Nintendo-themed comedy musical ‘The Waario’ is a dream come true, literally

January 8, 2023

The idea for a Nintendo-themed musical came to Bienen sophomore Khoi Le in a dream. And after just three days of rehearsal in a Willard Residential College seminar room, 45-minute-long comedy-musical...

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