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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

A board reads “620,000” on the stage. A group of people in white dresses with their backs to the audience look at someone in a top hat on top of a ladder.

“The Battlefields of Clara Barton” explores Red Cross founder and women’s rights advocate’s life

October 31, 2021

The American Music Theatre Project and the Wirtz Center this past weekend premiered “The Battlefields of Clara Barton,” a modern folk-rock musical exploring Barton’s role as a nurse in the Civil...

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 22, 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 4, 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....

The Wirtz Center’s 2020 production of “Legally Blonde.” The Wirtz Center is currently working to determine how they will operate this fall amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

As Fall Quarter approaches, the Wirtz Center looks to new opportunities for student theatre and collaboration

August 2, 2020

Of the many pillars of Northwestern student life to be affected by the move to online classes in the spring, few were hit harder than the theatre community. All live performances at Virginia Wadsworth...

The cast rehearses a scene in which Hans Christian Andersen accepts his fathers name after refusing to go by Hans for much of his life. The musical was written by Timothy Allen McDonald.

Wirtz performs new musical about Hans Christian Andersen

July 24, 2019

As he lay on stage, dying in his quilt-covered bed, Hans Christian Andersen’s father requested that his son tell him a story. Accompanied by both his parents, fairytale writer Andersen sang his story,...

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