Wirtz Center at Northwestern University

Upcoming Events

Visions and Voices
a Black Playwrights’ Reading Series
Runs Nov 06Nov 08, 2020

The Black Playwrights’ Reading Series presented by the Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts and features first year Master of Fine Arts directing students and undergraduate and graduate …

Runs Nov 12Nov 19, 2020

In the midst of a bombed-out city still feeling the aftershocks of war, the rebellious and intense Antigone defies her uncle to bury her disgraced brother. This contemporary …

Call and Response
a multi-disciplinary evening of original work
Runs Nov 20Nov 27, 2020

Artists gotta art. And making art does not stop in the darkest of times because of a pandemic or protests. It shines on. Artists respond, reflect and reckon …

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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