Playwriting Archive

  Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, faculty, and former students who have been nominated for BroadwayWorld.com‘s 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, which honor Chicago-area theatre productions that opened between October 1, 2016, and September 30, 2017....
Nothing Without a Company, an adventurous theatre troupe founded and led by Columbia College Chicago alums, presents the world premiere of Bobby Pin Girls, running October 29-December 3 at the Chicago Mosaic School, 1101 W. Granville, in Chicago’s Edgewater...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus John David Nelson ’09, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre with a Minor in Playwriting, makes his debut as a credited Broadway producer with the much-anticipated revival of...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and student talent is featured at Victory Gardens Theatre’s special “College Night: Family Secrets” performance of the hit musical Fun Home on Friday, October 20. On October 20, the 7:30 PM performance of...
Michael Allen Harris
Punk, a provocative new drama by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Michael Allen Harris ’11, will receive its world premiere October 4-November 5 at the Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee, in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Produced by The...
A group of Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and Columbia College Chicago Music Department alumni have partnered to form the Bittersweet Arts Company, described as “a collective of multi-talented artists whose unique ambitions and spirits are brought together through...
Short plays by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are featured in the Chicago Theatre Marathon, a weekend-long developmental showcase of new work celebrating the diversity of the Chicago-area theatre community. Columbia College alum Cassandra Rose ’10, a graduate of the Theatre...
Dawn Renee Jones
A new play by Dawn Renee Jones, the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s administrative assistant and also a part-time faculty member, will receive a staged reading at the Goodman Theatre, Chicago’s premier institutional nonprofit theatre, on Sunday, July 16....
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member James Sherman‘s 1985 comedy/drama The God of Isaac is receiving a new production by Grippo Stage Company July 8-August 27 at the Piven Theatre in the northern Chicago suburb of Evanston. Sherman,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Kimberly Wiczer Haupert ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, is featured in Theatre Nebula’s world premiere of a new play by her brother and fellow Columbia College Theatre Department Acting...