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Many of the cast from the 1980 show (featured above) went on to create the Practical Theatre Company in Chicago.

The Mee-Ow Show’s semicentennial: Committing to the bit 50 years later

April 5, 2024

For Mee-Ow Comedy, Northwestern’s premier comedy group, committing to the bit can look like “yes, and…” improv, setting your crotch on fire or crashing a framed image and shattering the inset glass...

In a theatre, a black chair sits in the center of the stage with a spotlight on it.

‘Harsh resistance and, at times, silence’: Students, alumni speak out after alum alleges harmful experiences with Communication Prof. David Bell

November 18, 2021

Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual harassment and homophobic slurs. The Daily has chosen to rename sources who wish to remain anonymous out of privacy concerns. These sources...

Man in black jacket and jeans standing straight with left hand on chest. To the right a man in orange and blue jumping with body facing the other man and face pointing straight at a grey gravel field.

From musical theatre to indie rock band, the start of Stage Wombat Collective

March 8, 2021

Since Jordan Knitzer (Communication ‘20) and Alec Steinhorn (Communication ‘20) graduated, their careers have veered in an unexpected direction with the start of their band, Stage Wombat Collective. Knitzer...

Cast members rehearse Waa-Mu’s 88th show “For The Record.” The musical theater organization is working to make room for different voices and experiences in this year’s show.

Northwestern theater aims for growth in inclusivity of organizations, productions

October 2, 2019

As a new season of shows begins, members of the Northwestern Student Theatre Coalition are affirming their commitments to make their organizations and productions more inclusive of marginalized students. Communication...

Exhibition creators Carly Mazer and Lauren Katz observing the completion of their art exhibit. The co-writers of the 88th annual Waa-Mu show, “For the Record,” adapted the performance into the Tuesday exhibit in collaboration with One Book One Northwestern.

Waa-Mu’s “For the Record” adapted into art exhibit

October 1, 2019

Communication students Carly Mazer and Lauren Katz took their musical “For the Record” from performance to print when they launched their Tuesday exhibit in Main Library in collaboration with One Book...

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