Mainstage Season Archive

The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department mourns the passing of Riad Ismat, who died May 13, 2020, of complications related to COVID-19. Ismat was the former Minister of Culture of Syria until he stepped down due to the escalation...
  Columbia College Chicago‘s student-powered Manifest Urban Arts Festival makes its digital debut this year, going online for its landmark 20th annual edition May 11 through 15, and the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will be proudly participating! To...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department continues its 2019-2020 Mainstage Season with Failure: A Love Story, running February 13 through 22 in Studio 404 of the historic Getz Theater Center of Columbia College, located at 72 E. 11th in...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department continues its 2019-2020 Mainstage Season with A Man of No Importance, the 2002 musical by playwright Terrence McNally, composer Stephen Flaherty, and lyricist Lynn Ahrens. The Columbia College Theatre Department’s production of A...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Keli Garrett ’91, author of the Theatre Department’s current Mainstage Season production SPACE, is featured in a special episode of Are Your Parents Proud of You?, a podcast created by Columbia alum Connar...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department launches its 2019-2020 Mainstage Season with SPACE, written by Columbia College alum Keli Garrett ’91. Garrett, now based in California, will return to Chicago to attend the opening on Friday, October 18, at...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department launches its 2019-2020 Mainstage Season with SPACE, written by Columbia College alum Keli Garrett ’91 and directed by Theatre Department alumnus and faculty member Brian Shaw ’86, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates the alumni, faculty, and current and former students of the Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department who won 2019...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department continues its 2018-2019 Mainstage Season with Home/Land, running March 13 through 23 in Studio 404 of the Getz Theater Center of Columbia College,  located at 72 E. 11th in Chicago’s South Loop. For...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s blog “The Green Room” has chronicled the professional achievements of our talented and accomplished alumni, faculty, and students over the past year. As we head off for our holiday break, here’s a look back...