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Communication alumna, soap opera trailblazer Agnes Nixon dies at age 93

Stavros Agorakis, A&E Editor

October 2, 2016

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Northwestern alumna Agnes Nixon, best known for creating the hit daytime television shows “All My Children” and “One Life to Live,” died Wednesday. Beginning her career as a radio scriptwriter, Nixon (Communication...

Student playwrights debut original work at festival

Jared Gilmour, Reporter

May 19, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Student Entertainment, Theater

This weekend's Agnes Nixon Playwriting Festival was the culmination of an intensive, quarter-long endeavor for three Northwestern students. “It’s a fast and furious process,” Communication Prof. Laura Schellhardt said. Schellardt...

Northwestern students tackle writing ‘All My Children’ script

Jared Gilmour, Reporter

April 29, 2013

Filed under Campus, Theater

As an added bonus for winning a prestigious playwriting award, three Northwestern students this week will start writing an episode of the soap opera "All My Children." “What’s most exciting for these students is that they’re...