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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


Alexa Moster performs in Jasper in Deadland. The punk rock musical is a modern re-imagining of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.

Lovers & Madmen’s winter show brings punk rock energy to NU

March 1, 2018

A&E With its captivating special effects, punchy choreography and gritty belting, “Jasper in Deadland” breaks a lot of musical theatre rules. What else would one expect from one of the first punk...

In “Water By The Spoonful,” characters in the internet chat room stand on separate platforms to represent their physical separation. The play, which deals with issues of drug addiction and death through this chat room setting and through a Puerto Rican-American family, opens Friday in McCormick Auditorium.

Themes of connection, empathy come to light through narratives of drug abuse in Spectrum’s winter play

February 16, 2017

Playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes’ play, “Water By The Spoonful,” deals with the topics of drug abuse and death through two interwoven perspectives: an online chat room for recovering crack addicts...

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