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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

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.

Students challenge Arts Alliance callbacks, demand ‘racially respectful’ casting

September 29, 2017

After Arts Alliance released the callback list for its fall mainstage show “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” two students penned an open letter claiming the list was “racially irresponsible”...

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” runs for two more weekends at Louis Theatre.

‘Spelling Bee’ provides interactive theater experience

October 30, 2013

When we walked into the foyer of Louis Theatre for the final dress rehearsal of NU's production of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," we were immediately greeted by cast and crew members urging...

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee