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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

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Wirtz Center to premiere NU alum’s play ‘Be Mean to Me’ this weekend

November 18, 2022

Northwestern alum Sofya Levitsky-Weitz’s (MFA in Writing for the Stage and Screen ‘15) original play “Be Mean to Me” will present five shows at the Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts this weekend. “Be...

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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...

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Wirtz Center announces 2022-23 season offerings

July 14, 2022

The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts announced the shows for its 2022-23 season on July 5. “This season’s programming offers audiences both reimagined classics and compelling...

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Imagine U premieres a new version of “The Ballad of Mu Lan” this weekend

February 25, 2022

The story of Mu Lan stretches back to sixth-century ancient China and has been told countless times since then, most notably in Disney’s 1998 animated movie “Mulan.” Imagine U’s “The Ballad...

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The Week Ahead: What’s coming up in Evanston the week of Feb. 13

February 13, 2022

From a film screening to a play to a city councilmember candidate forum, here are some ways to stay entertained and civically involved in Evanston this week. “From Starter to Loaf” Feb. 15, 7...

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