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

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

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Peters stars in the Northwestern University production of “HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical.” Peters will return to Chicago on Oct. 3 with the “Motown” national tour.

Recent graduate Eric Peters lands first gig in ‘Motown’ national tour

September 28, 2017

While it might take most aspiring young actors several years and grueling side jobs to get their big break in professional theater, all it took for Eric Peters was a daring move to New York City and a...

Waa-Mu Show increases inclusivity efforts through community outreach, transparency

May 4, 2017

After a year of thinking about superheroes and super powers, the Waa-Mu Show co-chairs learned how to see the extraordinary in the ordinary, both onstage and behind the scenes. “Beyond Belief: A Superhero...

Adhana Reid (center) and theater prof. Melissa Foster (right) speak during a panel on diversity and inclusion in the Waa-Mu show at Harris Hall last month. The panelists said theater productions on campus should cast actors of color in non-stereotypical roles and represent the American population more accurately.

In Focus: A New Waa-Mu

November 21, 2016

During “Gold,” the 84th Waa-Mu Show, Communication senior Adhana Reid found herself on stage, singing a song she never felt comfortable with. "There were a number of microaggressive things that...

Musicians rehearse a piece from the upcoming musical “Sweet Charity.” The mainstage production, which opens in the Ethel M. Barber Theatre on Friday night, features the largest student orchestra ever found in the venue.

‘Sweet Charity’ revives jazz era, features elaborate designs

November 2, 2016

A&E With the largest student orchestra in the history of the Ethel M. Barber Theatre, an LED-lined set design and 1960s-inspired dance numbers, “Sweet Charity” is bringing a hybrid of jazz and...

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