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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

Lookingglass Theatre uses podcasts to virtually bring artists and theater organizations to the public.

Chicago theaters continue to deliver art during stay-at-home orders

May 21, 2020

A&E Theater companies in Chicago started closing in mid-March due to COVID-19 and have remained closed since. Under these new circumstances, Lookingglass Theatre started exploring new ways to engage...

The 2012 production of “Metamorphoses” at Lookingglass Theatre Company. The theater company was founded by Northwestern alums after an experimental production of “Alice in Wonderland” in 1987.

Lookingglass Theatre Company builds community and inventive art through its unique ensemble-based approach

May 13, 2020

The Monthly The first ever Lookingglass Theatre Company production took place in the Jones Great Room. A group of Northwestern students, led by David Schwimmer (Communication ‘88), put on an...

White Snake controls the water spirits during her battle with Fa Hai, the villain of the play. Communication senior Mari Uchida, who plays the role of White Snake, said she hopes this encourages more representation for people of all ethnicities in theater.

Lovers and Madmen play retells ancient Chinese myth

February 23, 2017

Lovers and Madmen’s winter play, “The White Snake,” hopes to prove that love will always prevail, even for snake spirits. The play, which opens Friday in the Louis Room of Norris University Center,...

Performance studies Prof. Mary Zimmermans latest play “The White Snake” will open in Chicago on May 3 at the Goodman Theatre. The three-time NU alumna is a Tony Award winner and has directed theater productions in Milan, Italy and New York City.

Performance studies professor directs plays around the world

April 8, 2014

Since last July, performance studies Prof. Mary Zimmerman has slept in her apartment for a total of four weeks. Zimmerman (Communication '82, '85, '94), the Jaharis Family Foundation Chair in Performance...

Orpheus (Usman Ally) pleads to Hades (Douglas Hara) for his dead wife, Eurydice (Lauren Orkus) in “Metamorphoses.”

Theater Review: Despite stunning visuals, ‘Metamorphoses’ does not dig into the depths of its waters

November 15, 2012

Thanks to rave reviews from critics, professors and my peers, I was ready to be moved deeply and amazed visually by the Lookingglass Theatre Company’s 25th-anniversary revival of Northwestern faculty...

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