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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


The outside of the Patrick G. and Shirley Ryan Center for the Musical Arts building at night.

Wirtz Center to premiere dark comedy “peerless” this weekend

February 17, 2022

Playwright Jiehae Park’s dark comedy “peerless” is set to hit the stage at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts this weekend. A modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,”...

A couple holds hands as someone behind them grasps their grip and gives them advice.

Bienvenidos a Miami to Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

October 15, 2021

Feeling the Miami heat in Evanston, Lovers & Madmen is transforming Shanley Pavilion into a neon celebration of life this weekend for its rendition of “Much Ado About Nothing.” The play puts...

Set and costume designs for the “The Glass Menagerie.”

Audio drama reimagines “The Glass Menagerie” through a Chinese-American lens

January 14, 2021

Discouraging the pursuit of the arts. Pressuring daughters to get married. Balancing familial responsibilities with personal dreams. These were elements of Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie,”...

From a 2019 production of Never Not Once by Spectrum Theatre Company, a StuCo member board. StuCo published diversity and inclusion initiatives on Sept. 6.

Student Theatre Coalition releases diversity and inclusion statement, hosts town hall

September 22, 2020

In light of nationwide racial reckoning and protests, many Northwestern students have been fighting for substantive change and representation for people of color within the theatre community.  The...

The Northwestern Arch. Students said they have experienced racism and exclusion at every level of the Northwestern theatre department, from department and student shows to curriculum.

Northwestern theatre students demand anti-racist action, accountability from department

August 9, 2020

On June 2, just over a week after the killing of George Floyd, Northwestern theatre faculty issued a statement to theatre majors against racial violence. Grace Dolezal-Ng (Communication ‘20) opened the...

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