The Daily Northwestern

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...