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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.
21
Oct

Me…Jane: The Dreams & Adventures of Young Jane Goodall

October 21, 2022 - November 6, 2022
Before she became a renowned humanitarian, conservationist, and animal activist, Dr. ... MORE
18
Nov

Be Mean To Me

November 18, 2022 - November 20, 2022
At 17, Meril and Jean are best friends who can finish each other’s sentences. A... MORE
11
Nov

As You Like It

November 11, 2022 - November 20, 2022
Named one of The New York Times’ best shows of 2017, this ravishing new mu... MORE
27
Jan

Blood Wedding

January 27, 2023 - February 5, 2023
When a young bride-to-be receives a visit from a former paramour on her wedding day, ... MORE
17
Feb

Violet

February 17, 2023 - February 26, 2023
As a girl, Violet was struck by a wayward axe blade when her father was chopping wood... MORE
3
Mar

Danceworks 2023

March 3, 2023 - March 5, 2023
Join in for Northwestern’s annual dance showcase featuring new works by acclaim... MORE
24
Feb

The Snowy Day and Other Stories By Ezra Jack Keats

February 24, 2023 - March 5, 2023
The wonder of a fresh snowfall, the delight of whistling for the first time, being in... MORE
21
Apr

Indecent

April 21, 2023 - April 30, 2023
Indecent, a deeply moving play with music, inspired by the true events surrounding th... MORE
28
Apr

The Waa-Mu Show

April 28, 2023 - May 7, 2023
Northwestern’s oldest theatrical tradition, The Waa-Mu Show, provides undergrad... MORE
19
May

Everybody

May 19, 2023 - May 28, 2023
Set in the 1590s, brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play bu... MORE


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