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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

Students from Bienen and other schools with hands-on majors are figuring out what online learning is going to look like.

Ahead of switch to online classes, the future of hands-on curricula remains unclear

March 21, 2020

Following University President Morton Schapiro’s email announcing the switch to online classes until further notice, many students with hands-on majors said they were confused as to how the transition...

Dave Holstein’s show “Kidding” puts a ray of sunshine in a troubled world

Dave Holstein’s show “Kidding” puts a ray of sunshine in a troubled world

November 1, 2018

Dave Holstein is no stranger to rejection. Though he continuously wrote plays from his dorm room during his time at Northwestern, it wasn’t always easy getting theater boards to accept and produce his...

Amanda Jane Cooper (left) and Jackie Burns star in Broadway’s “Wicked.” For the second year in a row, Northwestern ranked seventh in Playbill’s list of the most represented colleges on the Broadway stage.

Northwestern theater education leads Wildcats to Broadway success

December 11, 2017

Open any Broadway playbill right now and there’s a decent chance you’ll find a Wildcat’s name somewhere inside. For the second year in a row, Northwestern ranked seventh in Playbill’s list of...

Harvey Young, chair of Northwestern’s Department of Theatre. Young will leave for Boston University after spending 15 years at NU.

Theater chair Harvey Young prepares to leave NU for Boston

November 21, 2017

In high school, Communication Prof. Harvey Young said he became “enamored” with theater, but never saw himself as an actor, instead preferring to stick to backstage work like lighting design and stage...

Communication Prof. Cindy Gold performs in the all-female production of William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” The production will run until Nov. 12.

NU alumna, professor star in all-female production of Shakespeare’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew’

October 4, 2017

A&E In the Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s latest production, the stage bleeds purple. The all-female production of William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” features the acting talents...

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