Mainstage Season Archive

The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2021-22 Mainstage Season features three productions for the Spring 2022 semester—two musicals, Cabaret and Head Over Heels, and the drama Hortensia and the Museum of Dreams. Cabaret, with a book by Joe Masteroff and...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Elizabeth Swanson has been named artistic director of Chicago’s award-winning BoHo Theatre. Swanson succeeds Stephen Schellhardt, who announced his intentions of leaving in September 2021 after six years with the company. Swanson is...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department continues its 2021-2022 Mainstage Season with a new comedy, Death of a Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Parody, running December 1 through 11 in the Courtyard Theatre of the Getz Theatre Center of...
“American Origami/#HereToo-CCC” (Photo: Jenni Carroll) “American Origami/#HereToo-CCC” (Photo: Jenni Carroll) The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s production of American Origami/#HereToo-CCC, the opening show of the department’s 2021-2022 Mainstage Season, concludes its run this weekend with two performances — Friday,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2021-2022 Mainstage Season opened October 15, 2021, with American Origami/#HereToo-CCC, a program of two devised plays in dialogue about America’s gun violence epidemic. This original production is the result of an exciting collaboration...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly launches its 2021-2022 Mainstage Season with an exciting collaboration between the Theatre Department, Columbia College’s Museum of Contemporary Photography, the national theatre/activism initiative #HereToo, and the internationally acclaimed Tectonic Theatre Project: American...
  Columbia College Chicago‘s student-powered Manifest Urban Arts Festival is both online and in-person in this year’s Manifest: Reach. The 20th-anniversary edition runs May 10 through 14, and the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will be proudly participating! From...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2020-2021 Mainstage Season concludes May 4 through 8 with the season’s final production: Case Study: Contact, a one-of-a-kind immersive virtual experience, performed live on Zoom, that invites each audience member select their own...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Getz Theatre Center resumes LIVE IN-PERSON PERFORMANCE April 14-17 with two simultaneous productions (both performed with attention to safety and COVID awareness): Tales of Berlin, a live, site-specific, immersive theatrical event, takes the...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s 2020-2021 Mainstage Season continues April 14 through 17 with Tales of Berlin, a live, site-specific, immersive theatrical event that takes the audience on a journey through WWII Berlin – the music, the dance,...