Musical Theatre Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty and alumni are in the cast and creative team of The Color Purple, running September 13 through November 3 at Drury Lane Theatre in the Chicago suburb of Oakbrook Terrace. Columbia College alums...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Tia DeShazor ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre, stars in The New Black Leading Lady, a concert of songs with lyrics by DeShazor from three new musicals...
Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago who have been nominated for 2019 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the musical Newsies, running September 4 through October 20 at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois. The production features Columbia alums Michael Kurowski ’16 as Crutchie and Koray Tarhan ’13 as...
Ariel Triunfo, a senior in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Musical Theatre Program, is in the cast of Monty Python’s Spamalot, running August 30 through November 3 at the Mercury Theatre, 3733 N. Southport, Chicago. Lovingly ripped off...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Danielle Jackman ’15, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre with a Minor in Dance from the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, is featured in an article on...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Chester Gregory ’95, HDR ’15 stars in Higher and Higher, a Feel-Good Rock ‘n Soul Shindig on Sunday, August 25, at Marriott Theatre, located at 10 Marriott Drive in the Chicago suburb of...
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Aalon Smith ’19, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, and to current Musical Theatre Performance BFA student Bre Jacobs. They are celebrated as two of...
Otherworld Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents A Taste of Man Flesh: A Parody About a Fellowship August 15 through 24. The show runs at Otherworld Theatre’s space at 3914...
The 2017 Broadway hit The Band’s Visit, winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical, comes to Chicago September 3 through 15 in a national tour directed by former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member...