2012-13 Theatre Season


Side Show  |  Bathrobe Drama Christmas Festival  |  Theatre on Purpose |  Pride & Prejudice  |  One Act Play Festival


Side Show

A musical by Bill Russell (book and lyrics) and Henry Krieger (music), Side Show is based on the lives of Daisy and Violet Hilton, a circus act of conjoined twins who became famous stage performers in the 1930s.

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Bathrobe Drama Christmas Festival

The Bathrobe Drama's are student written and directed 10 minute Christmas plays, leading up to a feature length play at the end. This season included: All Things Fuzzy and Bright, The SANTAs, The Same Christmas as Last Year, and Christmas on the Mason-Dixon Line.

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Theatre on Purpose

Directed by professional theatre artists, Theatre on Purpose is a small ensemble of Northwestern student theatre artists who write and perform original pieces about important social issues. The 2013 production focused on the tragedy of human trafficking and its unprecedented growth in Minnesota and the world.

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Pride & Prejudice

Originally a novel by Jane Austen, the story of Pride & Prejudice follows Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of early 19th-century England.

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One Act Play Festival

The One Act Play Festival is comprised of student directed one act plays, which are also the final projects of the senior level directing class. This season included: The Arkansaw Bear, A Smell of Burning, I'm Dreaming, But am I?, The Universal Language, Dust of the Road, and The Ugly Duckling.

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