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Northwestern alumna Kate Baldwin stars in musical adaptation of ‘Big Fish’

Sam Freedman, Writer

March 7, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Personality Profiles, Profiles, Quotes, The Current, Theater, Top Current Story

In fall 2011, Kate Baldwin (Communication ’97) went in to read for what would become one of the most high-profile roles of her career. The part was a lead in “Big Fish,” a musical adaptation of the beloved novel by Daniel...

Q&A with Lipstick Theatre president Ali Shields

James BIen, Writer

March 4, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Profiles, Quotes, The Current, Theater

Communication sophomore Ali Shields is president of Lipstick Theatre, a new theater group that focuses on women’s rights, featuring female-penned plays or ones that address issues modern-day women face. Lipstick Theatre’s...

Q&A with ‘The Canary’ director Catherine Mounger and assistant director Kenya Hall

Chelsea Sherlock, Writer

February 28, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Personality Profiles, Profiles, Quotes, The Current, Theater

Communication senior Catherine Mounger was inspired to develop and direct “The Canary” after reading “Caucasia” by Danzy Senna. She and assistant director Kenya Hall, a Communication sophomore, spoke with The Current...

Here We Go Again: Quotes of the week

Alex Burnham, Writer

February 27, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

"I'm happy to be doing it and I will be thrilled to have done it, assuming I get out of there in one piece, but I really think this is a one-time thing for me.” — Seth MacFarlane. The comedian and "Family Guy" creator com...

Five words for the Academy Awards

Alex Burnham, Writer

February 27, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

Actors and actresses donned their regalia and formal attire Sunday as they attended the 85th Academy Awards, hosted by Seth MacFarlane. The Current staffers, along with some Northwestern students, commented on the awards: ...