The Daily Northwestern

Spectrum Theatre Company hosts teach-in on activism

Adrian Wan, Reporter

January 28, 2018

Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Theater

Members of Spectrum Theatre Company shed light on how to engage in activism campaigns and tackle identity-based discrimination at a Sunday event. About 15 students gathered in Harris Hall to attend “Not Your Mother’s Activism,”...

Theater class extends welcome to immigrant family through song

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

February 13, 2017

Filed under Campus, Theater

When theater Prof. Cindy Gold suggested the idea of sending a message of welcome to a new immigrant family in the North Shore, her students were more than willing, she said. Gold said an acquaintance of hers from Am Shalom...

Wirtz Center will expand, include additional classroom space

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

January 11, 2016

Filed under Campus, Theater

City officials approved plans for a two-story extension to The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts last week. The plan includes a two-story building extension that will provide extra classroom space, a...

Spectrum panel discusses mental health, grief

Cydney Hayes, Reporter

October 18, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Events, Speakers, Student Entertainment, Student Groups, Theater

A panel of four student speakers and an administrator discussed grief and mental health at Harris Hall on Friday, hoping the conversation will help destigmatize such topics on campus. Spectrum Theatre Company organized the...

Northwestern alumni to put on charity showing of ‘Rent’ for launch of nonprofit startup

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

September 29, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Student Entertainment, Theater

A nonprofit startup spearheaded by Northwestern graduates is launching its inaugural production this quarter with a charity showing of “Rent.” Artists Giving Back, which aims to use art as a channel for philanthropy, was...

Dolphin Show to present ‘Gypsy’ in 2016

Emily Chin, Reporter

May 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, Student Entertainment, Student Groups, Theater

The 74th annual Dolphin Show will present the musical “Gypsy” in January 2016, the Dolphin Show team announced Thursday. “Gypsy,” by Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim, depicts the life of a famous striptease...