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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

Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney poses at the 89th Academy Awards in February. McCraney spoke about how his experiences as a black, queer artist have influenced his scripts at a Friday event.

Academy Award-winning playwright shares experiences as black, queer artist

October 15, 2017

One day after watching Thursday’s premiere of the Northwestern student production “In the Red and Brown Water,” Academy Award-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney shared how his experiences as...

Students and faculty raise lights at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday as part of the nationwide Ghostlight Project. The movement aims to demonstrate the role theater has in providing a safe space in the face of oppression.

Students, faculty ignite ghostlight to promote inclusion on eve of inauguration

January 20, 2017

More than 150 students and faculty simultaneously lit flashlights at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday as part of a nationwide movement to support inclusion the day...

Cast members rehearse for an upcoming production of “Equivocation.” The show, featured as part of the MFA Lab series, combines historical suspense with metadrama.

Production of ‘Equivocation’ blends history, fiction

February 10, 2016

A&E The upcoming production of “Equivocation” will combine historical suspense with metadrama — a genre which showcases a play within a play. The show, directed by second year directing graduate...

The stock characters: Reviewing ‘Trouble in Mind’ and ‘The Fantasticks’

May 20, 2014

It's rare, especially in this day and age, that we hear a story that is truly simple. A character moves from stasis into conflict, goes through trials to overcome the conflict and eventually overcomes...

Annie Baker, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, speaks Saturday at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts. During the event, Baker discussed how her career progressed and offered advice for budding playwrights.

Award-winning playwright offers advice to aspiring students

May 18, 2014

A Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright spoke Saturday to about 70 Northwestern students and faculty about her creative process and the progression of her career. The event, sponsored by Vertigo Productions,...

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