“That’s the power of theater, is that you come for entertainment and you get entertainment, but what you also take away, that changes you and affects your life in ways that just normal moments can’t.”

Entertainment

Nichols, H. D., 1859-1939 (artist); L. Prang & Co. (publisher)
all the world's a fair
The immersive show looks into the world of the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893.
Theatre for all
“This is a relatively young field, but it’s rapidly, rapidly growing and expanding...We’re leaders in the field, which is crazy to think about.”
From ASG to BuzzFeed
During his junior year at Northwestern, Bellassai – now a social media star who you may have seen on Facebook or BuzzFeed – ran for ASG president.
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mortality moments
Operas aren't just boring...they can be philosophical too.
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Super Flop?
Despite the awkward introductions, the Justice League members have good chemistry onscreen
Photo by Nia Adurogbola.
love yourself
Defining Beauty, which shows five young women grappling with body image, will run Nov. 17-18.
Mia Zanzucchi
A visit from the Queen of Comedy
Williams spoke about everything from interracial relationships to her Hogwarts house.
Photo by Ayesha Goswamy/North by Northwestern
Hug me, Grady!
Peck spoke about his experiences in the entertainment industry and his Jewish faith.
Photo by Peabody Awards on Wikimedia Commons. Licensed under Creative Commons.
2 dope queens
“Not only is her resume extremely impressive, but as an African American woman thriving in entertainment, she has a lot to say regarding her experience in the industry.”
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Marvel-lous
The average movie-goer expecting “just another Thor movie” is in for quite a treat.
Graphic courtesy of The Blackout
Hit the lights
The Blackout has more than tripled its membership and become a B-status group, leading to more possibilities for its live show.
Photo by Victoria Woodburn / North by Northwestern
Life is company! Love is company!
The Tony-winning Sondheim comedy comes to Northwestern, directed by a Jeff-winning director.
Photo by Morgan Lee / North by Northwestern
"Happy lesbians"
“It balances realism and happiness, which I think is really important when you tell queer stories.”
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Hug me, brotha!
Before you see Peck speak next week, here are some clips from his long career as an actor and comedian to get you in the mood.
Justin Curto
Everybody's a critic
The conversation discussed the role of criticism, being Black in a newsroom and journalism on social media.

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