Musical Theatre Archive

Alumni and student talent from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is on display in Storefront Theatre Musical, the new show from Chicago’s Corn Productions. This parody of Disney’s High School Musical concerns a small Chicago storefront theatre threatened...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are featured in the classic musical comedy A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, running May 16 through June 29 at Metropolis Performing Arts. The 1962 show by Larry Gelbart,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department will present a day of free performances and exhibits on Friday, May 10, as part of Columbia College Chicago‘s 19th annual Manifest Urban Arts Festival. The Getz Theater Center of Columbia College Chicago,...
Former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member David Cromer HDR ’17, winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for The Band’s Visit, directs the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal at...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department is delighted to welcome actor, director, and teacher Carin Silkaitis as its new chair. Silkaitis — whose appointment was announced on April 25 by Rosita Sands, Interim Dean of Columbia College’s School of Fine...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Callie Johnson ’12, a graduate of the Theatre Department‘s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, makes her Chicago Shakespeare Theatre debut in the company’s eagerly anticipated new production of Hamlet, William Shakespeare’s classic revenge...
Kudos to the alumni, faculty, and current and former students of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Communication Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department who...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department was proud to welcome former Theatre Department student and faculty member David Cromer HDR ’17, winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for The Band’s Visit, back to...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department concludes its 2018-2019 Mainstage Season with the musical Xanadu, running April 18 through 27 in the Courtyard Theater of the Getz Theater Center of Columbia College,  located at 72 E. 11th in Chicago’s...