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Recess, tutus and Frank Sinatra at the Joffrey’s ‘American Legends’

Avi Small, Writer

February 28, 2013

Walking into the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, an audience member could see the gilded stage and the velvet curtain and settle down into his comfortable half-price seat expecting a staid, traditional performance....

‘The Magnificents’ really is magical

Avi Small, Writer

February 13, 2013

Theater critics, this one included, are often guilty of misusing the word "magical." Yes, often a theatrical performance can be transformative or profound. But magical? Really? It's really no exaggeration to say "The Magnificents,"...

Northwestern’s Dolphin Show is the transformative “My Fair Lady”

Avi Small, Reporter

January 30, 2013

The Dolphin Show, one of Northwestern’s annual musical theater traditions, claims to be the largest student-produced musical in the country. Any visitor to Cahn Auditorium for a performance of this year’s Dolphin Show, ...

Why we can’t talk about “Race”

Avi Small, Writer

January 23, 2013

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Northwestern’s Theatre and Interpretation Center put on a staged reading of “Race.” Written in 2009 by Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet, “Race” discusses issues of race, class...