Wirtz Center at Northwestern University

Upcoming Events

Blood Wedding
Drama
Runs Jan 27Feb 05, 2023

When a young bride-to-be receives a visit from a former paramour on her wedding day, a family blood feud threatens the celebration and sparks a deadly dance of …

Violet
Musical
Runs Feb 17Feb 26, 2023

As a girl, Violet was struck by a wayward axe blade when her father was chopping wood, leaving her with a visible scar across her face. With enough …

Imagine U: The Snowy Day and Other Stories
Children’s/Family
Runs Feb 24Mar 12, 2023

The wonder of a fresh snowfall, the delight of whistling for the first time, being inclusive in one’s friendships, and the awe in finding a special treasure. These …

Danceworks 2023
Dance
Runs Mar 03Mar 05, 2023

Join for Northwestern’s annual dance showcase featuring new works by acclaimed and nationally recognized guest choreographers and faculty.

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Evanston IL 60208
847-491-7282
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.
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