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New Stage Center Play: The Pillowman Opens Thursday April 11

New Stage Center Play: The Pillowman Opens Thursday April 11

April 18, 2019

NEIU’s Stage Center is currently working on a new play, “The Pillowman,” which will have its opening day...

Pictured (left to right) Debra Monk (Edna) and ensemble member Ian Barford (Edna’s son Andrew). Photo by Michael Brosilow.

Review: family time in “Visiting Edna”

October 11, 2016

Associating terminal illness with simple humor is a risqué move in entertainment, yet comedy and tragedy blend we...

Review: Wonderful Town at the Goodman Theatre

Grace Yu, Campus Life Editor

September 28, 2016

The Goodman Theatre held its first College Night for the 2016-2017 season on Sept. 14 with their production of “Wonderful Town.” The Goodman puts on one College Night per production. The Goodman’s staging of the classic American musical, directed by Mary Zimmermann, opened Sept. 10 and runs through Oct. 23. The book...

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:

February 16, 2016

I have seen Sherlock Holmes do many things. I’ve seen Holmes drunk. I’ve seen Holmes in drag.  I...

Luopu [Lily Mojekwu] says goodbye goodbye to her son Shedrick [Charles Gardner.]

Objects May Be Closer than They Appear

November 17, 2015

“Objects in the mirror may be closer than they appear” is the warning drivers have on their side...

Review: Band Geeks: A Halftime Musical

Matthew Winer, Staff writer

October 10, 2006

The current production of Band Geeks: A Halftime Musical is a remounting of a comedy hit from last summer. This new production features a new ending as well as other surprises. Set in Elyria, Ohio in 1989, the show opens as the band geeks are boarding the bus for band camp. One by one, we are introduced to the freaks, jocks...

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