Wirtz Center at Northwestern University

Upcoming Events

Cowboy Bob
Performance Art
Runs Jul 22Jul 23, 2022

You wouldn’t look twice at Peggy Jo. She’s a good daughter, always tips, plays by the rules. But when she dons a fake beard, sunglasses, and a ten-gallon …

Performance Art
Runs Jul 22Jul 24, 2022

Marisol, written by José Rivera and directed by Brian Balcom, will be performed in the Josephine Louis Theater July 22-24. The play follows Marisol, a young professional who …

Dance Nation
Runs Jul 29Jul 31, 2022

Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world. And if their new routine is good enough, they’ll claw their way to …

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.
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