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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

Five Vertigo Productions cast members onstage. Two girls on the left wear casual clothing while sitting at a table. The three on the right wear trout costumes.

Vertigo Productions premieres student-written work in 10-Minute Play Festival

March 3, 2022

Surrounded by blackboards in a Lunt Hall classroom, Vertigo Productions’ playwriting chairs led five students in a class about writing 10-minute plays. Vertigo will premiere the five plays in three...

Mouth Talk: How NU Alum Nicole Silverberg found her comedic voice

Mouth Talk: How NU Alum Nicole Silverberg found her comedic voice

April 22, 2020

When asked why she applied to Northwestern, Nicole Silverberg said it was because her high school self fit the mold of an NU student perfectly. “I was a big theater kid and straight-A student in high...

Peña and the cast of “Diary of a Future President” at the show’s premiere last week.

Hello, Ms. President: NU Alum Ilana Peña creates new Disney+ show “Diary of a Future President,” writing the struggles of middle school and girlhood

January 22, 2020

The Monthly Pan in on Elena, a 12-year-old girl with enough ambition for everyone at her middle school. Every day she journals her experience — one of a Cuban-American girl in Miami with the dream...

Communication senior Robert Cunningham performs “What’s in a Name?” with fellow students Grant Lewis and Ziare Paul-Emile. The play was part of the production “Black Lives, Black Words,” which featured original works by students.

Students perform original work at second annual ‘Black Lives, Black Words’ play festival

February 27, 2018

After just a month of preparation, students took the stage Monday to perform their original plays for the second annual “Black Lives, Black Words” production at Northwestern. “All of my peers...

Audience members attend the workshop for “Digging up Dessa.” The play, written by Communication Prof. Laura Schellhardt and directed by Communication Prof. Rives Collins, will premiere Feb. 3 at The Kennedy Center in Washington.

Northwestern faculty member’s play to premiere at The Kennedy Center

October 25, 2017

A&E The tongue twister “she sells seashells by the seashore” has tripped up many a novice actor during warmups. But despite influential paleontologist Mary Anning possibly being the subject of...

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