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Illustration with a box in the middle that says “The Weekend Ahead.” Colorful paint brushes, theatre masks, cameras, pencils and books fill the background, set against a pink backdrop.

The Weekend Ahead: Campus performances to catch for Week 7

May 12, 2022

If you’re looking for weekend plans, here are some student performances you don’t want to miss.  Spectrum Theatre Company: Project NU Shanley Pavilion Friday 7 and 10 p.m., Saturday 2 and...

Project NU cast members rehearse for their show. Head writer Janet Lee said it was focused on Asian and Asian American experiences in college.

Overlooked: Students in theatre emphasize need for minority representation

May 27, 2019
Tokenization and stereotyping have played into depictions of people of color throughout the entertainment industry. Students at Northwestern set out to change that.
“Blessings in Disguise” cast rehearses to prepare for their upcoming show.

Project NU 2019 highlights Asian and Asian American students’ experience with mental illness, self-identity

May 8, 2019

While transcribing interviews for her first Project NU, the lines “Northwestern is ‘a sack of potatoes’” where “people are so bland but have the potential to be fried or baked or cooked” are...

Students rehearse for Spectrum Theatre’s Project NU show “Where the Water Meets the Rocks.” The show opens Thursday and is based on real stories of NU students, staff and faculty.

Spectrum Theatre’s Project NU show explores connections on campus

May 16, 2018

As someone who just wants to “lay in the grass and make art,” Communication sophomore Shane Eichstaedt said they struggle to navigate the fast-paced “culture of productivity” at Northwestern. When...

Spectrum Theatre completes $12,000 fundraiser, resumes operations

September 4, 2015

After two months of fundraising to cover a $12,000 fine, Spectrum Theatre Company announced Thursday it reached its goal and will be able to resume operations for the upcoming academic year. Spectrum,...

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