Tues 4/18 and Tues 4/25, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, free, Accenture Forum, Harris Hall
The annual Farrell Lectures provides the opportunity to bridge the worlds of political science and foreign policy practice. Medill alum Steve Krupin (former speechwriter to President Obama, 4/18) and Pritzker School of Law alumna Tina Tchen (former Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama, 4/25) are featured speakers this year.
Anna Deavere Smith (The Leon Forrest Lecture)
Mon 4/24, 5:00 PM, free, Galvin Recital Hall
MacArthur Award awardee and Tony Award-nominee Anna Deavere Smith is best known for her acting on The West Wing and Nurse Jackie. She will perform her new work based on interviews with youth living in poverty.
The 86th Annual Waa-Mu Show: Beyond Belief - a Superhero Story
Fri 4/28 to Sun 5/7, times vary, $10-30, Cahn Auditorium
This family friendly musical follows two sisters as they grapple with harsh realities by creating a fantastical world of superheroes. A new stage musical written, composed, choreographed, and co-produced by Northwestern students.