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Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts

1949 Campus Dr., Evanston, IL 60208 Visit Map
(847) 491-7282

This Center stages performing arts productions of Northwestern University's School of Communication, Department of Theatre and Department of Performance Studies, including theatre, music theatre and dance. Forty productions are mounted every year which take place in four different performance venues. Each production explores what theatre can do and the different ways in which stories move us.

A Few Short Plays to Save The World and What You Did

January 22, 2021 - January 24, 2021
Virtual on Demand: These two short plays tackle some of the thorniest and most u... MORE

Wine in the Wilderness

February 5, 2021 - February 7, 2021
Virtual: Rarely staged since its debut in 1969, Childress’ masterwork exam... MORE

The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World

February 12, 2021 - February 14, 2021
Virtual: A woman tries to feed her husband a fried drumstick. Dragons roam a fla... MORE

Virtual: Tomás and The Library Lady

March 12, 2021 - March 28, 2021
Virtual: Tomás and The Library Lady tells the true story of a nine-year-o... MORE

Home Calls: Songs of Salzman and Cunningham

April 9, 2021 - April 11, 2021
Virtual: The Northwestern Musical Theatre Certificate Program of 2021 will prese... MORE

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