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The Daily Northwestern

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


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Northwestern, District 65 launch program to make theatre more accessible for students

April 17, 2022

Northwestern is launching a community-based theatre program in partnership with Evanston/Skokie School District 65 and Imagine U to make live theatre more accessible in Evanston and Chicago.  The program,...

A cast member of Last Stop on Market Street plays the guitar on a blue bus while being watched by other actors in the show.

“We need a bit more kindness”: Imagine U debuts “Last Stop on Market Street”

November 11, 2021

Imagine U’s production of “Last Stop on Market Street” will bring kindness, empathy and curiosity to the Wirtz Center from Nov. 12-21.  Based on the Caldecott Medal, Coretta Scott King Award...

A digitally sketched illustration shows a girl in a pink top and blue skirt with her hand on a man’s shoulder. The man is wearing all white and has his hands over his heart. The background of the image is a brown panelling.

A year into the pandemic, Imagine U’s virtual storytimes continue to evolve

April 13, 2021

Over a year after the theatre group Imagine U was forced to transition to virtual programming, Artistic Director Lynn Kelso said they have grown artistically to heights they never before imagined. Before...

A colorful book opens with “Storytime” written in white lettering over it; there is a bookshelf in the back.

Children turning into apples: Imagine U Storytime’s latest installment

February 23, 2021

What would you do if your teacher turned every student into an apple just for misbehaving? That’s what the children in “Wayside School vs. Ms. Gorf” have to figure out. The story, produced...

Arts and Media Producer Stephen Lewis designed and created this graphic that is featured in the introduction of all Imagine U Storytime videos.

Born in a pandemic, Imagine U Storytime turns the page on its second season

November 5, 2020

As the virtual storybook opens, a snowflake covered screen with a picture of a castle appears. Music from the movie “Frozen” plays, and an actor wearing a straw hat and suspenders begins to narrate....

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