—Originally published May 4, 2015—

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 Lovers & Madmen’s production of Naomi Izuka’s “Polaroid Stories,” directed by Elliott Hartman. Let’s hear what they had to say as they walked from the theatre…


“What time is it?” asked Dania, as she picked up her coat.

“Hold on,” said Eleanor, as she waited for her phone to turn back on.

Gwen looked at her phone. “It’s 12:50,” she said. “You know you can just put your phone on airplane mode, right?”

“Whatever, whatever,” Eleanor mumbled, shooing her away.

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