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‘The Real Thing’ tests relationship, betrayal

By Alexis Malapitan | February 4, 2016

DeKalb | NIU’s performance of “The Real Thing” tests character’s patience and chaos with love, guilt and betrayal.The school of Theater and Dance will perform The Tony award winning play at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Huntley Middle School, 1515 South...

Two actors play guards who play characters in a play within a play Oct. 21 at Huntley Middle School, 1515 S. Fourth St. Those in the asylum put on a show for the wealthy court of Napoleon.   

School of Theatre and Dance to hold final ‘Marat/Sade’ performance

By Northern Star staff | March 23, 2015

The School of Theatre and Dance will hold a free performance of “Marat/Sade” 7:30 p.m. Monday at Grant Tower South, lower level.“Marat/Sade” is a play about a group of asylum inmates in 19th century France who produce a play that tells the story...

Stage Coach Players present ‘The Dining Room’ Saturday, Sunday

By Sarah Contreras | September 12, 2012

The Stage Coach Players are performing A.R. Gurney’s The Dining Room, directed by NIU’s own David Booth, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Stage Coach Theatre, 126 S. Fifth St. Tickets are $12. A “comedy of manners,” The...

Cole Hall to reopen this spring

By Matt Liparota | November 16, 2011

It's official: Cole Hall will reopen as a classroom building for the spring 2012 semester, as discussed in a Faculty Senate meeting Wednesday. The building, closed since the Feb. 14, 2008 shootings and currently under renovation, will begin housing classes...

NIU offers a number of locations for a romantic evening

NIU offers a number of locations for a romantic evening

By Hailey Kurth | November 10, 2011

Looking for a place to keep warm with your boo on those cold nights? There are a number of places on campus to take a date when you're looking for a night of romance. Here are some key locales to keep in mind when you're planning your perfect date night:...

Poetry slam, play premiere and ghosts among DeKalb’s top entertainment this semester

By Chris Krapek | January 17, 2011

Even if your CD collection is filled with NOW! That's What I Call Music albums and local music really isn't your thing, DeKalb still has plenty to entertain you with during the Winter. This semester, you can hear poetry, look at art, catch a play and...