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

The Daily Northwestern

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

The Daily Northwestern


Fanny (Communication sophomore Faith Walh) and members of the ensemble dance together on the stage of Ethel M. Barber Theater.

‘How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Map’ encourages healing through nature

April 21, 2024

Wispy, vibrant flowers surrounded the seats at the Ethel M. Barber Theater Friday night, immersing the audience of “How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Map” in an interactive natural experience. With...

The Wirtz Centers production of musical The Prom opened last weekend.

‘The Prom’ is a heartwarming showstopper

November 14, 2023

When three Broadway has-beens and a never-was combine forces to save their careers and a midwestern lesbian’s prom experience, chaos is bound to ensue. This is the gist of the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz...

A person with red pants and a light colored jacket stands underneath a large guillotine onstage. Three other people sit near her.

Off with their heads: ‘The Revolutionists’ brings feminist comedy to the stage

February 7, 2023

This piece contains spoilers.  A giant guillotine. An assassination plot. Comedy, companionship and sorrow. “The Revolutionists” had it all.  The two-act play written by Lauren Gunderson ran...

A tan building with many windows and a staircase in the front. There are pillars around the main door and above the door reads “Harris Hall.” The background is the blue sky.

The Freshman Musical opens opportunities for first-years

January 6, 2022

With an abundance of theatre opportunities at Northwestern, it’s easy for a first-year to get lost. The Freshman Musical aims to help them find their way. The annual Freshman Musical is fully produced,...

A board reads “620,000” on the stage. A group of people in white dresses with their backs to the audience look at someone in a top hat on top of a ladder.

“The Battlefields of Clara Barton” explores Red Cross founder and women’s rights advocate’s life

October 31, 2021

The American Music Theatre Project and the Wirtz Center this past weekend premiered “The Battlefields of Clara Barton,” a modern folk-rock musical exploring Barton’s role as a nurse in the Civil...

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