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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

With 18 different student-run groups, it’s hard not to want to get involved in a production or catch a performance on campus.

Opening the curtains on how to join Northwestern theatre groups

August 14, 2023

Whether you’re a theatre major or a casual enjoyer, Northwestern is bursting with theatre opportunities to match everyone’s interests. With 18 different student-run groups, it’s hard not to want...

Person in a patterned suit stands on a stage, with people walking over a bridge on the set behind him.

David Brown draws lessons from Northwestern in ‘Jury Duty’

June 1, 2023

“Jury Duty” captured hearts and minds across the world this spring. A new comedy show, it follows a court case through the eyes of one juror who thinks it’s all real — but everyone else is an actor. David...

An illustration of a purple stage with curtains and two drama faces laughing and frowning.

A guide to Northwestern theatre groups

August 12, 2022

Northwestern offers a vibrant theatre scene with plenty of opportunities for students to participate from the stage, the wings or the audience. The academic program itself is often ranked among the best...

One actor in a skirt, blouse and red cape holds their hands to their face in delight. Another in a vest, scarf and plague-era mask watches them with their hands limp in front of them.

The Panini Players serve sandwiches with a side of Renaissance-era improv

March 2, 2022

While Northwestern’s mask mandate is ending, The Panini Players will keep theirs on. The group performs commedia dell’arte circa the 18th century bubonic plague pandemic. The Italian theatre form...

A man performs on stage in the silhouette of a car.

How to navigate the Northwestern theater scene

August 16, 2021

Northwestern is known for having one of the best theater programs in the country, but outside of the major, there are plenty of opportunities for students to get involved in the robust drama scene on campus.  While...

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