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Comin’ Together:
Dreams Become Reality as the School Celebrates CommFest
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CommFest has written a new chapter in the history of the school and paved the way for many to come.

—Dean Barbara O’Keefe

Students are the Stars
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It made me feel proud to be a student here.

—Rory Schrobilgen, School of Communication student

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Theatre truly is a collaborative process, and that was really demonstrated in putting on this show.

—Ryan Foreman, School of Communication student

News Coverage

Stephen Colbert and celebrity alumni spend ‘A Starry Night’ at Northwestern (Northwestern Now)

A Starry Night is a Family Affair (Northwestern Now)

The Stars Will Shine (Northwestern magazine)

Then: A Grand Gala (Northwestern magazine)

The Performing Arts Expand at Northwestern (Northwestern magazine)

NU Rules Late Night (Northwestern magazine)

Dialogue magazine: The CommFest Issue

Stephen Colbert Jokes About Mayor Emanuel’s Re-election Chances at Northwestern Gala (Chicago Tribune)

Ana Gasteyer Gushes About Northwestern Ahead of April Alumni Show (Chicago Tribune)

Just Call Northwestern U ‘Hollywood Midwest’ After ‘A Starry Night’ Bragfest (Chicago Sun-Times)

Northwestern Alumni Reunite for a One-Night Celebration of School of Communication’s Star-Studded Legacy (The Daily Northwestern)

Sheridan Road, Avenue Q and Sesame Street: The Many Paths of Stephanie D’Abruzzo (North by Northwestern)

Spectacular, Uplifting and Inspiring (Chicago Splash)