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School of Theatre and Dance announces 2015-2016 season

Edward Albee, Tom Stoppard, Noel Coward and Anton Chekov are a just a few of the world’s best-known playwrights featured in the Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance’s upcoming 2015-2016 Mainstage and Studio Series season schedules. The Mainstage Series begins

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‘Antigone’ skates fine line between defiance, need for order

The NIU School of Theatre and Dance will perform playwright Jean Anouilh’s “Antigone” as the first production of its 2014-2015 Studio Series of plays. Directed by Patricia Skarbinski, “Antigone” is an adaption of the classic Sophocles play that shares its name. It

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The ridiculous things people do when they’re in love

“One would think that Shakespeare had the college audience in mind when developing ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost,’ a play about young adults torn between a life of the mind and a life of pleasure,” says Lara Crowley, an NIU assistant professor of English.

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