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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


Two actors rehearse onstage for Arts Alliance’s spring show “Dry Land.” The play follows teenagers Amy and Ester who develop a friendship after Amy asks Ester to help her miscarry an unwanted pregnancy.

Arts Alliance show shines spotlight on abortion, female friendship

May 20, 2018

A&E Communication junior Morgan Rielly is often drawn to new works that are relevant to current events, so when she heard of the play “Dry Land,” it immediately caught her attention. The...

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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