Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty are in the cast and production/design team for The Christmas Schooner, running November 24-December 31 at the Mercury Theatre Chicago. This annual holiday favorite retells the true story of the first Christmas tree ship and the family who risked their lives to fill Chicago with the Christmas spirit. The cast includes Columbia College alum Harter Clingman ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance. And Theatre Department associate chair Jacqueline Penrod is designing the show’s set in collaboration with her husband and design partner Richard Penrod.
The Mercury Theatre is located at 3745 N. Southport, in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. For tickets, call 773-325-1700 or click here.