Playwriting Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are in the cast and production team of The Secretaries: A Parable, presented by the First Floor Theatre May 5 through June 11 at the Den Theatre, located at 1331 N. Milwaukee in...
Chicago’s Saint Sebastian Players presents the world premiere of The Shady Lady, a corporate satire by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Kara Poe Atnip ’08, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting. The show runs...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates Columbia Theatre alum Cavan Hallman ’05, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Playwriting program and founder/producing artistic director of the Mirrorbox Theatre in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Four years after the theatre...
Relentless, the acclaimed new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Tyla Abercrumbie ’98, will reopen at the Goodman Theatre in downtown Chicago for a limited engagement April 1 through May 1, following its sold-out run at Chicago’s...
Relentless, the acclaimed new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Tyla Abercrumbie ’98, has added an on-demand remote viewing option to expand its audience outreach. The show, which Chicago Tribune critic Chris Jones calls “the finest new...
Relentless, the new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Tyla Abercrumbie ’98, has received rave reviews for its world premiere production from Chicago’s TimeLine Theatre. As previously reported in this blog, rhe show, which opened January 27, is scheduled...
Relentless, a new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Tyla Abercrumbie ’98, is receiving its world premiere from Chicago’s TimeLine Theatre as part of the award-winning company’s return to live performance with its 25th anniversary season. The production begins...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department mourns the passing of former chairperson Paul Carter Harrison, who passed away December 27, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia, at the age of 85. Harrison, a distinguished playwright, scholar, and teacher, chaired the Columbia...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates the Columbia College alums and faculty members who have been selected to receive 2021 Make a Wave grants from the Chicago-based nonprofit grant-making organization 3Arts. The grant recipients were announced October...
Broken Nose Theatre, one of Chicago’s premier Pay-What-You-Can theatre companies, is launching its tenth season with an audio adaptation of Kingdom, a drama by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Michael Allen Harris ’11, a graduate of the Columbia...