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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

Performers on stage against a purple background.

Wirtz Center announces 2022-23 season offerings

July 14, 2022

The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts announced the shows for its 2022-23 season on July 5. “This season’s programming offers audiences both reimagined classics and compelling...

Daniel Calderon (Communication ‘24) is dressed in costume and holds a book in hand in this photo of the Wirtz Center’s production of “Tomás and the Library Lady.” Calderon’s castmates appear in the background, all standing behind him. They are holding an assortment of books and puppets.

Wirtz Center increases rehearsal room capacity

May 5, 2021

In response to the decrease in COVID-19 cases in Evanston, the Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts has increased the number of people allowed in rehearsal rooms and extended usage time.  “We don’t...

Captured: ‘Guys and Dolls’

Captured: ‘Guys and Dolls’

February 21, 2019

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community....

 Director Nick Bowling tries to break down gender stereotypes in his adaptation of “Guys and Dolls.”

Director challenges gender roles in Wirtz production of ‘Guys and Dolls’

February 14, 2019
The musical tells the story of a New York gangster who attempts to throw the biggest craps game in underground Manhattan.
Communication junior Ziare Paul-Emile performs at the 2017 “Black Lives, Black Words” event. This year’s production will add a food drive and performances by the Northwestern Community Ensemble and a cappella group Soul4Real.

Second year of ‘Black Lives, Black Words’ to feature food drive, musical performances

February 25, 2018

After helping bring black students’ work to the stage in last year’s “Black Lives, Black Words” play festival, Communication Prof. Aaron Todd Douglas said he is expanding the event this year to...

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