—Originally published April 3, 2017—

Meet the Hanslick Girls: Gwen, Eleanor and Dania. Created by writer Zach Barr, they are a trio of Northwestern students who always go to see plays together. They may not have the same opinions, but their conversations tend to make for an entertaining read. Recently, the Girls saw “An Almanac for Farmers and Lovers in Mexico,” WAVE Productions’ early spring pocket of magical realism. Let’s hear what they had to say on their way back from the theater…


“Well,” said Gwen, as the applause in Shanley began to die down, “That was certainly something.”

“I liked it!” Eleanor said, cheerily. “I just love love, guys.”

“I’m more of a hummingbird fan, myself,” Dania added.

“Oh, you don’t like love?” Eleanor asked, incredulously.

Dania waved the question away. “Feh.”

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