Playwriting Archive

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...
A new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department playwriting student Courtney Eathorne will be performed Friday, May 12, as part of “College Night” at Victory Gardens Theatre, located at 2433 N. Lincoln in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Eathorne,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, located at 72 E. 11th Street in Chicago’s South Loop, will host a day of free performances and exhibits on Friday, May 12, as part of Columbia College Chicago‘s 17th annual Manifest Urban...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums Cassandra Rose ’10, Reeny Hofrichter ’10, and Lyndee McPeek ’11 are among the playwrights whose new work will be featured in the 2017 Chicago One-Minute Play Festival: “Nevertheless, We Persisted.” The marathon evening...
Alumni and current students from the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are pooling their talents for The 24 Hour Solo Show, an evening of one-person performances, on Saturday, February 25. The event starts at 9 PM at the Pendulum...