Wirtz Center at Northwestern University

Upcoming Events

Runs Apr 21Apr 30, 2023

Indecent, a deeply moving play with music, inspired by the true events surrounding the controversial 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance — a play seen …

The 92nd Annual Waa-Mu Show: Romance en Route
Runs Apr 28May 07, 2023

Romance en Route follows six romantics on a journey through love, loss, heartbreak, and self-discovery in the City of Lights. By a chance of fate, Eve and Xander …

Runs May 19May 28, 2023

This modern riff on the fifteenth-century morality play Everyman follows Everybody (who is chosen from amongst the cast by lottery at each performance) as they journey through life’s …

1949 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208
The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University produces and manages the performing arts productions of the School of Communication, Department of Theatre, and Department of Performance Studies, and has programmatic responsibility for theatre, music theatre and dance. Each year, as many as forty productions are mounted in its four different performance venues — the 439-seat Ethel M. Barber Theater, the 288-seat Josephine Louis Theater, the 100-seat Hal and Martha Hyer Wallis Theater and the 100-seat Mussetter-Struble Theater — as well as in the University’s 1,000-seat Cahn Auditorium.