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Cahn Auditorium is the largest performance venue on Northwestern University's Evanston campus. Cahn houses student productions and rentals throughout the year as well as serving as a home to Light Opera Works.

About Cahn Auditorium

Cahn Auditorium is utilized for various performances and productions throughout the Northwestern school year. With over 1,000 seats and an orchestra pit, it is the highest-capacity performance space on campus. The annual Waa-Mu Show, one of the best-known and biggest college shows in the country makes its debut in Cahn Auditorium every spring. The auditorium was named for Bertram Cahn, a former civic leader, businessman, donor, trustee, and alumnus.

Light Opera Works is a resident professional not-for-profit music theater of Cahn Auditorium, founded in 1980. The mission is to produce and present various forms of musical theater from a variety of world traditions and to engage the community through outreach and educational programs.

600 Emerson
Evanston, IL 60201
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