Columbia College Chicago Theatre Alum Featured in ‘Speech & Debate’ at Edge Theatre Feb 2-March 4

Darren Patin (center) in “Speech and Debate”

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Darren Patin ’17, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, is featured in Speech and Debate, the 2006 comedy by Stephen Karam, whose Broadway hit The Humans plays in Chicago January 30-February 11 in its national touring production. Presented by the Brown Paper Box Co. February 2-March 4 at the Edge Theatre, located at 5451 N. Broadway, in Chicago’s Edgewater Theatre District, Speech & Debate concerns three teenage misfits in Salem, Oregon, who discover they are linked by a sex scandal that’s rocked their town. When one of them sets out to expose the truth, secrets become currency, the stakes get higher, and the trio’s connection grows deeper in this searching, fiercely funny dark comedy with music.​ For tickets, click here.